25 May, 2010

Mealtime Mantra

Almost a year ago I posted about this idea for a wall quilt for our eating area in the kitchen after playing around with EQ6. All good things become reality in their own time and that time has finally arrived! This was an oft repeated phrase at our dinner table when I was growing up. It was fun to watch this idea take shape as it grew and ripened on the design wall. I really enjoyed filling the "jars", and placing each one accordingly. I think that Mason, as well as future grandchildren, will appreciate this conversation piece and will delight in identifying all the varieties of fruits and vegetables contained, finding matching jars and learning the Mealtime Mantra from my childhood!

Now, to figure out how I'll quilt this one... hmmm.
Life is Good!

Mealtime Mantra ~ 54" X 74"
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13 comments:

Pat said...

This is awesome! I'm sure Mason will enjoy matching masons. You are such a clever granny.

Salem Stitcher said...

I love it! And the mantra is priceless.

*karendianne. said...

Golly do you know what? This just gave me the chills. I think it has to do with the way the tradition is being passed on. You're an amazing woman, you know that?!

Nancy, Near Philadelphia said...

Oh, scrumptious!

Nancy, Near Philadelphia said...

PS And wait until he learns that they are MASON jars, no less!

Jeanne said...

That is very cute and clever! Nice work.

Anne Heidi said...

Oh how neat! Such an awesome quilt :-)

Quiltdivajulie said...

GOOD FOR YOU ... what a great way to turn something meaningful into an awesome flimsy.

I have no doubt that your quilting will only make it better ... enjoy the pondering process!!

Dresden Quilter said...

I have really enjoyed watching the process of this quilt. It is so amazing!

StitchinByTheLake said...

Oh I love this quilt. It makes me smile just to look at it. :) blessings, marlene

Barb said...

Oh how fun it will be to watch and listen as "Mason" learns the veggies in the "Mason" jars! Great fun lessons in that wall quilt! Have a great week!

julieQ said...

I love it! He will too!

Carrie P. said...

great quilt!