Abiding Love-New Pattern for 2019
It's February already! It's 2019! The years seem to fly by the older I get! This year my beloved husband and I will be celebrating 35 years of marriage and I am reminded of something that took place about four years ago. We were in Las Vegas where my husband was attending a conference. I was coming back to our room from enjoying a walk and stepped onto the elevator with another woman about my age. She looked at me and asked, "So, happy or married?"
She was shocked when I answered, "Both! For over 30 years!"
There have been a lot of ups and downs over the years, but our love abides.
In other words we keep to, hold to, stick to, and stand by one another.
We were so young...and we are still having a blast together
I was playing with a heart quilt block as I was thinking about my business name, Tuning My Heart Quilts, and came up this block that I turned into a small quilt for a friend's birthday.
I thought about how to turn it into a larger quilt that would be a celebration of our Abiding Love and this quilt was born. I do a lot with blue fabrics because I married a man who is colorblind-which is an interesting thing for someone like me to deal with, a lifelong artist who is all about color. So I popped in that red heart in the middle just for me.
I need to quilt this one, but I have an abiding love for chocolate and this one speaks to that, with it's chocolate and cherry fabrics, lol. I added more borders on this one to feature that print.
I wrote up the pattern and sent it off to my pattern testers and I love what they came up with. Here is what they did with my pattern:
The directions include both the single and multiple border options. There is a bonus pattern included to make a little runner from those leftover triangles too. Abiding Love is really a fun pattern to make and goes together very quickly with my piecing techniques. And it is great for every skill level!
Happy February Quilting!
2/2/2019 08:57:53 pm
For some reason can't purchase on here. I can't get to the pay page. If you can give a copy I'll pay you 10.00
2/3/2019 08:44:50 pm
3/10/2019 12:56:39 am
Happy 35 years of love for you and your husband. I am sure that both of you had been through a lot but you remained strong. Well, that is what the relationship is for. When one is weak, the other one should be strong enough so that both of you can go on together. I am so amazed for the couples who were able to maintain a relationship that long. Nowadays, more and more couples are calling it off for several reasons. This might be because the foundation of their relationship is not strong enough.
3/14/2019 08:51:41 am
Thank you-and yes you are are absolutely correct, we are stronger together.
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