Simple Pleasures


Life is full of simple pleasures – as long as we take pauses to appreciate the world around us. To me, being able to sit in my chair and do a bit of stitching is one of life’s most enjoyable simple pleasures. Seeing a completed quilt adding to the coziness of home on a spring day is another simple pleasure.


I like the harmony in this quilt entitling “Simple Pleasures”. I am normally drawn to blocks that stand out, but this soft-colored quilt has grown on me. It will always remind me of a significant moment of my life:




The “Simple Pleasures” quilt is featured in the May 2009 of “The Quilter”. Kits to reproduce the quilt is available at


I hope your week got off a great start, and that it will be sprinkled with various simple pleasures of life! I will catch up with you tomorrow.