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In my journey as a blogger and owner of my own company, Unique Baby Quilt Boutique, I have come to meet various people in all walks of life.  One of those is who is passionate about supporting women in their health issues and fitness is Dr. Douglas Penta, MD.  His emphasis is educating the new …

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A wide-eyed 8 year-old stands by the quilt frame watching her Grandma and friends ply the needle over the quilt blocks.  How I remember just waiting for the opportunity to try a few stitches.  The joy of threading needles for Grandma as she chatted and sewed with her friends was the beginning of a history …

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The sonogram has confirmed that the baby is going to be a girl! It seemed like yesterday, but actually yesterday was my granddaughter’s 1st birthday. A year ago this Grandma started to pull out the fabrics choices and designed a baby quilt.  Actually, Grandma made two for Abby. With extra fabric, burp cloths in the …

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A baby quilt is a special gift from Grandma to the new grandbaby.
Just like the other family members, Grandma is SEW excited about the arrival of a new baby.

! Thanks to Grandma, I now can give back to others with my talents, she gentled seeded so many years ago. None gives me greater pleasure than to do memory t-shirt quilts, as I did for the Mom and step-father of one of my former students, Troy, who was taken from all of us too early in life. As I sat and cut, measured, sewed, and gently hand quilted each t-shirt of his life, I too recalled his many days in my classroom. “Quilts are like friend, a great source of comfort.”

This Grandma is taking a vacation. Can’t wait to see my little grandson!

Before our ride to Georgia I put together 3 baby quilt tops so that I had plenty of hand work to keep me occupied on the 10 hour car ride.

A wide-eyed 8 year-old stands by the quilt frame watching her Grandma and friends ply the needle over the quilt blocks. How I remember just waiting for the opportunity to try a few stitches. The joy of threading needles for Grandma as she chatted and sewed with her friends was the beginning of a history of learning the love my art of quilting……

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