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I've been flirting with crafts ever since I can remember. For some years, I agonized because I could not find anyone who taugth me how to quilt (my mother had taught me to sew and embroider, my grandmother to knit... although i am not patient enough to knit well).

Finally, I decided to take the matter into my own hands and teach myself how to make quilts. And then I realized there was SOO much into it! The design! the cutting! the piecing! the quilting! I LOVE IT!

My love for all kinds of fabric was reborn. With a vengeance.

You see, I am a mother of two who works about ten hours a day, with a day off a week and every other weekend off. That doesn't leave too much time for crafts! I'm not exactly on the wealthy... scratch that, I'm in deep debt, my hubbie has hit a mean slim streak at work and money is tight, so quitting my job is out of the question. Thus, I have to grab whatever is possible in matters of time.

That means exactly what you are thinking. During the day I belong to my work, at dusk I belong to my daugthers and husband, night has me for dreams but the wee hours of the morning... THOSE are the ones I can have an orgy of planning, designing, cutting and sewing.

This is a journey that only now I start to blog. Join me. Be my companion. Share a bit of my soul in our love of crafts, lovely things and anything fabric.


hester said...

Hello there! I see you visited my blog, Hester's Garden,which is lovely. It must have been because you love L.M.Montgomery books! I don't speak Spanish (???) but wanted to say hello! I love quilting too but have only made one with my sister's help. One day, I will buy a sewing machine when my children are bigger and make quilts like you.

CT said...

LOL! then you might have recognized a sort of Anne-esque semi-quote... from the first letter she writes to Gilbert from Windy Poplars? I think it was the first... or was it the second?

Anyway, I'm so glad I found your blog. It was LM Montgomery that started me wondering about quilting. And here I am! I am looking forward to getting to know you better! Thank you for visiting my blog too!

hester said...

Hi Citlali

Great to read your comment. I'm glad you have such good English! I didn't see the quote from Anne's letter to Gilbert (was it in Spanish???), but I love that book when she is teaching and writing letters to Gilbert.

How old are your children? My oldest daughter is 5 and at preschool and my little one is 2. She's having a nap right now so I'm going to go and lie down. She keeps me up at night - still breastfeeding!



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