Sunrise Quilts

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Sunrise with a quilt, locusts, birds, and coffee.

The morning was crisp and the air wet. Steam was rising off the pool water. It was definitely a sunrise quilt kind of morning!

The sun hadn’t peaked over the ridge yet, but the birds were singing from all directions. I could still hear some lingering locusts in the woods. I grabbed my favorite “pool quilt” and a cup of hot coffee in my favorite mug. My bible opened to Psalms. Image of Dawn by the Pool

My days always go better when I start them this way. It’s one reason I love summer so much!

Everything about the day is better. The challenges, the frustrations, even the joys and opportunities-gets put into perspective when I consider the majesty and power of God and the unbelievable sacrifice of Christ on my behalf.

Snuggling in a quilt you love is good, too.

This favorite sunrise quilt was made using Misty Fuse fusible web and Leaves Galore rulers. The best part for me is the background fabric. It looks like the bottom of a pool when the sun is shining.

Image of Quilt by Pool
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This sunrise quilt is not show worthy.

However, the imperfections are completely taken over by the colors, the sparkling water fabric and the softness of the snuggles.

Image of Quilt with fusible web
Water Colours

A time to sew.

There is a bible app on my phone that gives me a new scripture each day. I chuckled when I read that there is “a time to sew”, think it should be “sow”.

Then I realized it was from a later verse in the chapter and my version usually used the word “mend”. Of course, I’m thinking, “how appropriate”. Yes, I needed to hear this message.

To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: (7) A time to rend, and a time to sew; a time to keep silence, and a time to speak; 

Ecclesiastes 3:1,7 KJV

Furthermore, there is a time to keep silence.

Enjoy YOUR quilting journey.

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  1. Jewel Eggley

    Love your pool quilt, looks like a lot of difficult assembly. Agree starting the day in the Word is a great way to start. It is not a bad way to finish the day either! Love that you shared this, Karla.

  2. Debbie McGavock

    Looks like a great way to start the day!