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What's Love Got to Do With It!


This quilt replaces one that we wore out on our bed.  We share our bed with an active Dachshund, a Basset Hound who likes to dig, and a black cat with claws to exercise. Together, the five of us have worn out one bedspread in four years.  It was the second quilt that I ever made.

But, we've worn it out with the love that comes with a family bed!

When it was time for a new one, I turned to my favourite fabric in the world.  It is a Tanzanian batik, made by a woman who supports her family through her work, which is fair traded and ends up with my friend Michelle, at Kallisti Quilts.  Michelle has become a friend and I love to buy from her.  She always makes me smile. And when I work with this fabric, I can hear the woman who made the fabric humming as she works. And I sing as well.

The fabric ... this quilt ... and where it is ... 
Love has everything to do with it!



Quilted by Deanna Gaudaur, quintestudios.com
Photographed by Mike Gaudaur, quintestudios.com

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