Weekly Photo Challenge: Hands

These are my husband’s hands, which I quilted into a white on white wall hanging.  The hands releasing the butterfly symbolizes freedom.

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wife and mother, musician, composer / poet, teacher, and observer of the world, flawed Christ-follower
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34 Responses to Weekly Photo Challenge: Hands

  1. susansplace says:

    That is so cool. I’m sure you saw my “doll clothes” from previous post, so you’ve got to know I’m so impressed! You are one multi-talented lady!

  2. That is beautiful. I am assuming hand-quilting? I do not have the patience for that, but have done a little machine quilting.

    • I hand quilt and machine piece. White on white whole cloth is fun because there are no seams to mess with–just draw and quilt.

      • I wrote “Hand-quilting”, how punny! LOL I didn’t notice that before. I had never thought of the ease of whole cloth. Maybe when I am older and too feeble for birding. 🙂 I had the hardest time sewing this winter, I kept walking away from the machine to watch the birds. Have you ever used a treadle machine? They are great fun. It’s what I use. Once I found a “bobbin tire”, and no longer had to hand wind bobbins, I could not ask for anything more.

  3. melodylowes says:

    Beautiful. I have tried for years to write a song about my husband’s hands, and it always falls flat – I haven’t been able to do it yet. Perhaps I should take up quilting?

  4. I want to have a quilt like that… 😉 Your hands are always busy. 🙂

  5. danitacahill says:

    Love this, Lilly. Beautiful quilting. You have so many different talents.

  6. SR says:

    I put this in my favorites to show anyone who will look. This is great Lilly. God Bless, SR

  7. Dor says:

    This is, in a word – Fabulous! It’s a fabulous interpretation of the weekly challenge – hands. You are a creature of many talents Lilly!

  8. This is absolutely beautiful and totally unique. Thanks for sharing!

  9. pattisj says:

    You did a great job on this quilt!

  10. Reaching out and sharing your gifts, for real. Stabbingly beautiful.
    Toni

  11. gingerbreadcafe says:

    Very talented! 🙂

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