Friday, May 16, 2014

A vintage quilt.

Good Friday morning.
It's still cold here in northern, lower Michigan.
I had to pull the window boxes in the garage last night, because of the cold temps.
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As some of you know, I collect linens, doilies, and buttons.
A friend makes gorgeous quilts, and pillows. I've asked her to make several custom quilts for my home.
Recently I asked Kim to put together a vintage quilt using doilies, and white buttons to match two pillows that she previously had made.


I put the quilt and pillows on the bed this morning.
It's just perfect!!


Kim is a perfectionist.
Her projects are all done with care, and every seem, and corner line up to a T.
She has a certain style that is unmistakable.



I love all of the vintage pieces that were used to put this quilt together.
It marries so well with the bed frame.

I want to thank this special lady for all of the time that it took to make this quilt for me.
I LOVE it, Kim!
It's beautiful!
AND exactly what I wanted.
You are amazing!
I hope the weather improves here in Michigan, so I can put the window boxes back out.
Have a great weekend everyone, where ever you are!!

    Debbie
      xo

21 comments:

  1. Dear Debbie, I am thinking these are not doubt a work of art and what a great way to pull the vintage and lace and doilies together. I would love to make a table scarf for my living room end tables! I hope you have a wonderful weekend! I am cleaning and rearranging today. Just taking a break and wanted to visit you!
    Lovely, Roxy

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  2. Debbie, When people sew that well....I call it a work of art. It is one of a kind also. I absolutely love it. Hope you get many warm snuggles with it. Blessings for a warmer weekend, xoxo,Susie

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  3. Wow - that might be the most beautiful quilt and pillows I've EVER seen. Gorgeous.

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  4. Debbie...your quilt and pillows are so beautiful!! Your friend does awesome work!! These will be pieces that you will treasure forever.
    hugs,
    Cindy

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  5. We're experiencing chilly temps here to and I took my flowers off the balcony...quite a change from Florida a week ago!
    Love that quilt, Kim is really a detailer!!! A nice meandering pattern to her machine quilting, too.

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  6. So pretty Debbie. It looks great on your bed. It actually snowed here in Chicagoland this morning and I had to drag all my flowers into the dining room and living room. OMG this is the middle of May. Sometimes I ask myself why I live in the midwest???? I will keep mine in tonight and then hopefully tomorrow be able to have them back outside. Too crazy. Have a great week end.
    Kris

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  7. Oh my goodness, that quilt is absolutely stunning. What a delicious bedroom ....I love everything about it.

    What a special friend.

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  8. That is a beautiful piece, Debbie. Wow- Don't you love it when someone GETS you and knows JUST what you want? Lovely! I love that room! xo Diana

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  9. They are gorgeous, Debbie! So much detail and so many pretty trims. Love the colors, and the pom poms, too! Your friend did a beautiful job!

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  10. What a creative woman Kim is!! Absolutely gorgeous work! Very unique, one of a kind, just likes it's owner <3 It really does make the room. Beautiful through and through.

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  11. What a beauty this quilt is, Debbie!!! Kim is certainly an artist... and you´re so lucky to enjoy her work!
    Warmest hugs,
    K.

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  12. I think I inhaled a little too hard when I saw the quilt...it's stunning! Your friend is really, really talented and the linens must mean so much to you. Lovely! You are a lucky gal!

    XO,
    Jane

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  13. The bedding is stunning Debbie! Your friend is truly an artisan. What a great idea to use your collections to create a one of a kind piece of art! We didn't get snow here, but did have frost. Remind me again why we live in Northern Michigan? I just have to keep remembering what a beautiful place it is with all the lakes and woods in the summer! Keep warm girl :)
    Blessings, Deborah

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  14. What a great idea! I love quilts. I love buttons and doilies and lace. The quilt is very classy and one of the prettiest I have ever seen! What a treasure for sure!!! I found you while visiting around and thought I'd follow. Your blog is fabulous! I hope you'll visit sometime and leave a quick word of two:)

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    1. Well, I tried to follow and I kept getting an error message. Blogger is crazy sometimes. Have added you to my favorites so maybe I can go back and follow you at another time.

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  15. That is the most amazing quilt that I have ever seen! Just beautiful- you are so blessed to have that one. Love all the little details in it and the pillows.
    Have a good weekend, girl. Its got to warm up sometime!

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  16. Oh my goodness, the quilt and pillows are exquisite!!! What a beautiful room! Hope you're having a lovely weekend:)

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  17. The quilt and pillows are gorgeous, Debbie. Perfect with your iron bed. Kim is so talented. I love the table next to your bed and all the pretties you have on it. Very tasteful. Have a great week. XX ~ Nancy

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  18. Gosh, that really is a beautiful quilt. I know that you love it more knowing it was handmade just for you. Hope the weather improves for you soon.

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  19. That is just stunning! May it grace your home for many years to come!
    hugs,
    gena

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