Friday, June 2, 2023

Friday check in: bookshelf OMG q/b/l

When I was at the library earlier this week I had a chat with Peggy who said she's retiring.  Her last day is June 10.  She's been a mainstay of the youth services department for many years.   Time for me to make a bookshelf quilt! 

  I've lost count of the bookshelves I've 'constructed" -- 40-plus,  I think.  I've given them to coworkers who earned their MLS degrees, to trustees who completed their terms, and to coworkers (now former coworkers (I retired in 2014)) upon their retirements.  

  In 2004 I purchased the book pattern from Christine Thresh ( -- I don't know if the website is active.  I've certainly gotten my money's worth from it.

This was going to be my June OMG but I finished it last evening -- quilted, bound, and labeled. 

My novelty stash.  I don't add to it but it doesn't seem to diminish very much.

Come back on Monday for my OMG declaration.

Linking up with 
Peacock Party  Finished or Not Friday



  1. How perfect for recognizing librarian landmarks! Thank you for sharing it!


  2. Love the bookcase! Perfect for a librarian. Librarians have helped me immensely my whole life and they all deserve quilts. I need to look up that pattern. Enjoy the weekend!

  3. Such a cute quilt - and perfect for a librarian for sure.

  4. Great bookshelf and very special gift.

  5. Oh what a wonderful gift for a librarian! It's perfect! Wishing you a happy Sunday!

  6. That is just so sweet of you to do - and what a great memory quilt for her!!!

  7. What a fun quilt! You work fast.

  8. That quilt is just perfect. I searched for the website and the designer, but it looks like her journey has taken a different turn. I could not find any link to a pattern, though her profile still says she is a quilt designer! I might have to just wing it!


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