At the Seashore – Lighting the Way

Welcome to AT THE SEASHORE.  My name is Mary Andra Holmes, aka MahQuilter Designs.   I am one of four sisters who design under Sisters Quilting Trunk.

I was born and raised on Long Island.  Even though we now live in AZ, if I close my eyes, I can hear and smell the bays and the ocean.  My favorite memories were the lighthouses, lighting the way, around the outskirts of the island.  Keeping boaters safe from underwater rock formations and shorelines hidden by high tides was a must.

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Cornerstone: Dresden Hollow

Hello from camp counselor Mary Andra Holmes. Remember back about a month ago when we were on the center medallion? Thinking back I remember asking you to save all those tiny left over pieces as you worked on your Camp Oda May Medallion Quilt. Now is the time to gather all of them together for two appliqued choices for this week’s cornerstones!

NOTE: This is one post in a series of quilt-along posts. Start from the beginning with the first post {here}.

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Path A: Orange Beach

Good morning from camp counselor Mary Andra Holmes. I’m at Orange Beach with campers whose creative adventure took them to Row 8 and we choose applique. The sun is rising and has a beautiful orange glow. The Orange Peel block was a perfect choice to celebrate this day.

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