Thursday, October 1, 2009

Elaine's Note




Elaine has seen her quilt and loves it. I've been away so have delayed the process, but I took the quilt to show her. I just have the binding to finish today. She had tears in her eyes when she saw it and she loves the tied style, she said, better than the design quilting style. I chose that method to give the quilt a softer feel. It also has a fairly thin layer of batting so she can easily fold it to take with her to chemo.


Elaine is doing well at this time, and is continuing with her chemo. We found a couple of weeks ago that the cancer has advanced despite her chemo treatments...but she continues on like the very brave and beautiful spirit that she is. I wish each of you could know her in person. She is a wonderful friend to me and our other dear friend, Darlene. Actually, Elaine and Darlene have been friends since they were young girls...they have a close "sister" relationship. I don't know why they let me in several years ago!


Here is Elaine's note to all of you who lovingly contributed to Elaine's Quilt, who pray for her, and who think of her, who have sent cards, etc...


"I want to thank everyone for your thoughts and prayers and of course all the beautiful fabric. I can't begin to tell you all how touched I was.

Deborah is in the rocess of making me what I am sure will be the most beautiful quilt and the most special, since it is being made with love and wonderful wishes from all of you.


Deborah is one of my dearest friends (more like a sister) and has been with me throughout my journey. I am so lucky to have her in my corner, I don't know what I would have done without her. She is such a special lady; I can only hoe that everyone is lucky enough to have a Deborah in their life.


Thank you all again for your prayers and good wishes, I am very touched.

With love. Elaine

11 comments:

Marie-P said...

Deb, the quilt looks beautiful and I am so glad that it brought happiness to Elaine. Please let her know that well wishes and prayers are still be sent her way!
You're are a special lady and a wonderful friend!

Cindy said...

Elaine's quilt is beautiful, and I'm so glad that it has brought her so much happiness!

Sending hugs and good wishes her way :)

Terri(TerriBoog) said...

Elaine's quilt is a beauty and a true gift of love. I am sure it has brought you much joy as well. God's blessings to you both!

How wild is this: after I finished typing my message, my word verification word is "bless". WoW!

Margaret said...

You've done such a wonderful job with the quilt! I will continue to keep Elaine in my thoughts and prayers. You are a special friend to her and to us too. Hugs.

Cyn said...

Hi Deb,

What a wonderful note from Elaine and I'm glad that she likes her quilt. I will continue to send her good wishes.

Cynthia
Windy Meadow

mainely stitching said...

Deb, it's GORGEOUS. I love it. You are so talented, and such a good friend. Continuing best wishes to Elaine.

Nicole said...

What a beautiful quilt Deb. It looks so sweet and so soft. Elaine sounds like a wonderful person. I'll be thinking good thoughts for her!

tintocktap said...

{{Hugs}} to you and Elaine, Deb. The quilt looks wonderfully hugable too!

Patti said...

Huge {{{Hugs}}} to you and Elaine Deb. The quilt is gorgeous but I still don't know what a tied quilt is? Never mind just something else I don't know but it is truly beautiful. Lots of Love Queenie xxx

Siobhan said...

Awww, that is beautiful. Lots of prayers being said for Elaine.

Lynn said...

Elaine will continue to be in my prayers. You've done such a beautiful job on her quilt. I can see why she is so touched by it.