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Comfort quilts

Hello God, it’s me, Mara:

You know Lord, it’s time to dig out the comforters tucked away when summer arrived; we’ll fluff them up, air them out and put them on the beds so that we’ll be nice and warm and comfortable.

When we were kids at home, Mom made comforters; she pieced tops into lovely designs. Sometimes she used a pattern; sometimes she’d just sew material pieces together.

Daddy made a quilting ‘frame’ consisting of four, one by fours on which he tacked narrow canvas strips. These four wooden boards were then placed over four dining room chairs in a rectangle, the size of Mom’s quilt, s...


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