Thursday, December 15, 2011

Blue Christmas

I must admit.... I'm a little sad this Christmas.


My best friend is having a quiet Christmas in Maine.  Another confidant is facing life's issues in Pennsylvania.  A third is all the way in Boston. And my work cohort & quilt critic has moved to Utah.  So far away.


I do take comfort in my quilts, though.  My house is too small for a real tree so it's decorated with Christmas quilts & wallhangings.  Many of them in the gallery below came from my friend, Lisa, over the years.  Seeing them.... I can feel her spirit nearby.
















These are only a few of my holiday quilts. Every year I have to pick and choose what goes up.  About another dozen in the cedar chest and one more in the works.


Happy Stitching!
Elisa


6 comments:

  1. Those gifts from friends are extra special. Looks like your place is decorated just wonderfully. It's nice to have the warmth of a quilt this time of year and so nice too that some of those gifts keep your friends close, though they may be far away:)

    Merry Christmas,
    Sue

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  2. All your quilts and wall hangings look so nice hung around the house. I have only just started my collection with some hand made tree decorations. I wish you Happy Christmas even though it may be quiet.

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  3. Awww sweetie - I know it's hard when your friends are so far away.

    Your home looks so lovely and festive, I really love the quilts - especially the penguins and the log cabins take my breath away!

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  4. Sorry you are sad and missing your friends. At least you have us...your blogging friends ;o)
    Love how you have your house decorates. Really cute items.

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  5. Way to may a tough chick cry! I love you and miss you so much.

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  6. What lovely Christmas quilts you have. The one with the penguins is too cute, and the one with the houses is just amazing!

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