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“After all, hope is a form of planning. If our hopes weren’t already real within us, we couldn’t even hope them.”Gloria Steinem

Wednesday, January 27, 2010


what is one of the sweetest fragrances you have experienced? to me it is the plumeria blossom. it is the fragrance that welcomes you to the islands each and every time you go throught the airport. the invisable fragrant lei of velvety flowers that say welcome! welcome home !! it is the very first flower i painted on cloth and proceeded to quilt . it is still a favorite. next month i will make a pair of baby pillows for a grand mom's first grand baby and the love will continue ! i painted them last week and quilted the pair today . they are so cute that i will make a second set . i can't wait to get them all sewn up.


Kathy said...

Hi sonja,

That's a great shot of the plumerias. Are they in your yard? Hope you put upp a photo of the baby pillows before they go to the lucky baby.

Did you see what i wrote about your class -- if you give me more info and the picture I will do another one.


sonja said...

hi Kathy,
i hope your day was a good one yesterday holo holo.your photo log was great and you had a good weather day a bit windy but lovely.

yes, that is my plumeria .i will post the baby pillows once i get done, maybe show steps.

yes i saw the entry and liked it. will get more photos to you soon and the class one when i get a good shot of it .had to "redo" as i sold the first sample and now i must begin again and that always means changes for me.


Kathy said...

I missed your hearts the first time I read your blog post. They look so much like you! Do you only do them for valentine's day? I don't remember seeing them at Quilt Hawaii.

Congrats on selling your sample -- even if it means you have to make another one...


sonja said...

i make the tiny painted hearts all year but don't always have them finished.
working on heliconia drawings again today,can't decide which as the colors are so yummy! will transfer them into paint and cloth if they look step is to quilt and take a photo.....