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Friday, February 19, 2010

Office Art

This is the first of many of these "office quilt" posts. I work in a law firm and have a big blank wall in my office. I was fortunate to get permission to hang my quilts. Since I spend many more hours in my office than I do at home, it's been fun for me to enjoy my quilts. Other people in my office have also enjoyed them over the years. I change out the quilts seasonally or as the spirit moves me. It's not often that as quilters we have quilts made and given to us. This quilt was made by my friend Kim and given to me for my 50th birthday several (several) years ago. It is a treasure to me.













Until next time,
Karen

16 comments:

Quilt Hollow said...

What a wonderful gift of friendship. I agree, when I worked full time I would have much preferred quilts and things I loved around me since I was spending 8 to 10 hours a day there! So many places don't let you have personal things...glad you do and they are happy things like the beautiful quilt!!

Magnolia Bay Quilts said...

I always love seeing your quilts on "the wall." They really add a lot of charm to that space.

Whenever I see this quilt, I think of Lila -- she thought it was hers!

Darlene said...

Oh, I love this gift of friendship. I'm sure it's one you'll always treasure.

I think it's fabulous that you can share quilting works of art in your office.

wordmama said...

Welcome to the wonderful world of blogging! I love seeing all the beautiful things people make and sharing ideas. Looking forward to your posts. Love the angel quilt and it looks great on that wall.

Annette said...

What a darling quilt. That is great that you can enjoy it right there in your office.

Laurie said...

Hi there!
Kim sent me over to say hello and welcome you into the world of blogging. Congratulations on taking the plunge! You'll love it in cyberworld - so many things to learn and people to meet.
Have fun with it! Looking forward to "seeing" you again :)
Laurie

QuiltSue said...

Kim sent me too. Welcome to blogland, it's great fun and you can meet so many lovely people.

I love the angel quilt you have in your office, and look forward to seeing many more quilts from you.

Stephanie said...

I just came from Magnolia Bay Quilts. Every blank wall needs a quilt. What a fantastic quilt of angels. I think my favorite is the "fallen" angel. :o) Hope you enjoy blogging.

Terry said...

Love the angel quilt! How wonderful that you get to display and enjoy your quilts at work! Congratulations on starting your blog too! :0)

Kathie said...

welcome to blog land
I love this angel quilt, it just makes me smile.
any idea where the pattern is from? what a friend to make you a beautiful quilt like this.
thanks
Kathie

Carrie P. said...

Hi Karen,
I am here via Kim. Welcome to blogland. Hope you have a great time with it and makes lots of new friends.
Your angel quilt is so sweet and it is so nice you can admire it from your desk.
I see you live in the panhandle. I used to live in Panama City but NC is home now.

onlymehere said...

I found you through Magnolia Bay Quilts. You do such beautiful work! How fun that your employer allows you to hang your quilts. I wish more offices did this as quilts have such a wonderful appeal about them when they're used as decor. I look forward to getting to know you through your blog! Cindy

MamaT said...

Welcome to blogging! I'll be coming back.

call me crazy said...

LOL Kim sent me too! :-) Welcome to blogland! I love your quilt~ what a great reminder of your friendship on days when working is not so fun. ;-) (I'm just imagining a busy law firm has those days ;-))

Carol said...

What a wonderful, wonderful quilt...love it hanging in your office!

Karen said...

Unusual that some of the angels are turned different directions. It gives a very whimsical look to a prim style quilt. I never could have hung a quilt in my office when I worked. It would have had to be flame retardent to be allowed.