Thursday, March 13, 2008

Another gift

I arrived safely at Mom's yesterday but extremely tired after not sleeping at all. With my cab coming at 3:30AM it wasn't worth going to bed.

My mom's sister and her husband came to visit today. He's a talented woodworker (carpenter? wood artist?) and had made these 3 quilt blocks. My aunt let Mom and I choose one and she kept the 3rd one for herself. Aren't they beautiful? I can't wait to find a spot in the new townhouse for it.



32 comments:

Becky said...

What a treasure! The blocks are so unique. The block looks wonderful on the wall. Enjoy!

Becky in Georgia

SandyQuilts said...

Oh Mary those are beautiful. WOW

Pam said...

They are wonderful!! Another blogger posted some her hubby made at Christmas time...what a terrific gift for a quilter!

My jaw dropped when I saw the clock hanging on the wall behind you. We have one exactly like it! I will blog about it soon...there is a story behind it.

So glad you arrived at Mom's...now go take a nap, you deserve it!

Pam@
www.pamgwillim.com

Caryn said...

The blocks are beautiful, what a special gift.

Alycia said...

Now that is impressive. Is this what happens when men marry a quilter? What a treasure!

Vicki W said...

How very cool! Deb is going to be jealous!

Patti said...

Beautiful! Lucky you.

tami said...

Those are amazing. You are very lucky.

Mama Koch said...

Could I be adopted? Those are really something!

meggie said...

Those wooden blocks are real treasures! How talented he is.

Deb said...

I am very jealous! What a great gift!

I hope you gave them a kiss for me...they all look great!

Darcie said...

GORGEOUS! I love art like that.

Enjoy your stay there, Mary. Glad you arrived safely.

Laurie said...

WOW...very COOL!!! Enjoy your stay!
Laurie

Denise (Nour) said...

How beautiful and unique. Reminds me of the marquetry wood-working that you can find here in the Middle East! I'll try to post some pics. Enjoy your trip and try to catch some zzzzz's!

Ruth said...

They are beautiful!

Joanne said...

Beautiful. Lucky you. I'd say he's definitely a wood working artist!

Julia said...

Those are beautiful!!!! Does he make them for sale?

Michelle said...

What a thoughtful gift! Those are beautiful!

Betty J in OKC said...

Those wooden quilt blocks are AWSOME! Whenever I visit Paducah, I see some similar, but they're WAY out of budget for me! LOL! I'm glad your family appreciates the quilting craft shared by your sister, you and Mom.

Paula said...

Very nice gift! They are beautiful. It's amazing the "texture" you find in all sorts of objects, like making a quilt with solids.

Annelies said...

Mary, they are very beautiful. What a special gift.

Vicki said...

Mary, I love them. If your dad ever makes them for sale, let me know. Enjoy your visit.
Vicki

G'G'ma said...

So very beautiful. What talent. And to do quilt blocks for the quilters!

Get some sleep. You need your strength for the next weeks!

Lois

Smiles! Becca said...

Beautiful gift.What a thoughtful loving thing to do for a quilter!

Crafty Caroline said...

What a wonderful gift for you all to enjoy. They are absolutely lovely and will look great on your wall.

Caroline.

Deb Sews Quilts said...

The wooden blocks are beautiful. Talent runs in your family!!!

Randi said...

Those block are soooo beautiful! I love them. I hope Chesty is ok.

KSedlak said...

I love those wood blocks. They are just beautiful. What a wonderful
gift.

mamaspark said...

Your uncle should take orders for those!! He could be a wealthy guy!! They are just beautiful.

Jeanne said...

What wonderful gifts from your uncle. I'm sure you will each treasure your quilt block. Hope you had a nice visit even if it was short.

Samantha said...

Wow, those are stunning!

Tanya said...

Those are absolutely, absolutely beautiful! What a talent! And what a wonderful gift for quilters like you!