Bereavement Quilt for Nursing Home

By |October 19th, 2016|Art Quilts, Collection Quilts-blog, How To Quilt, Memorial or Bereavement Quilts, Unusual Quilts|

finished-quilt-re Quilt made for the Sanatoga Center in Pottstown, Pennsylvania to honor those who have passed away.

Nursing Home Quilt

The quilt above was […]

Three T-Shirt Quilts for Mother and Daughters

By |June 8th, 2014|Collection Quilts-blog, Memorial or Bereavement Quilts, T-Shirt Quilts|

In the previous blog, I discussed log cabin bereavement quilts made from a young man’s cotton shirts and trousers.  Cheryl’s husband Eric took pride in his clothes, but he was […]

Sorority T-Shirt Quilt

By |February 5th, 2014|Collection Quilts-blog, Memory Quilt, T-Shirt Quilts|

Finished quilt re

Recently I was asked to make a surprise quilt for my customer’s daughter Miranda out of her sorority t-shirts.  Together […]

High School Graduation Gift – Quilt for Graduating Senior

By |October 17th, 2013|Collection Quilts-blog, Memory Quilt, T-Shirt Quilts|

Final Quilt 2 re Taylor’s High School Graduation Quilt

The quilt pictured above was Taylor’s parents’ gift to her as she graduated and headed to college.  I had so much fun making this quilt because of the beautiful array of t-shirts I had to chose from. The diamond configuration worked really well, as most of the logos weren’t too big and the […]

International T-shirt Quilts

By |December 26th, 2012|Collection Quilts-blog, Memory Quilt, T-Shirt Quilts|

Memory T-shirt quilt with international t-shirts

Above is one of two memory quilts I made as Christmas gifts for a brother and sister from t-shirts their father had saved. His work took him all over the world as they were growing up, and these quilts display some of the t-shirts they collected on their journeys. […]

Rosie’s Quilt – Block celebrating her Homecoming

By |October 24th, 2012|Appliqued Quilts, Collection Quilts-blog, Memory Quilt, Pictorial Quilts, Unusual Quilts|

Quilt made from baby clothes for 7-year old girl

The quilt above was made for Rosie, age 7, out of her baby clothes.  I’ve explained how it all began in my previous blog (Rosie’s Quilt – From the beginning).  The second block in the quilt was a request from Traci, Rosie’s mother. It shows Rosie […]

Rosie’s Quilt – From the Beginning

By |October 12th, 2012|Appliqued Quilts, Collection Quilts-blog, How To Quilt, Memory Quilt, Pictorial Quilts|

Rosie’s quilt (see Rosie’s Quilt – One of Two Quilts Made from Baby Clothes) began with a phone call from Traci, the girl’s mother, asking me to make two quilts for her daughters Rosie and Nina out of their baby clothes. They were 7 and 5 years of age at that time. […]

Remembering Jim – Bereavement Quilt Honoring a Policeman

By |October 11th, 2012|Collection Quilts-blog, Memorial or Bereavement Quilts, T-Shirt Quilts|

Bereavement T-Shirt and Logo Quilt honoring Policeman

This quilt was made for the widow of a Philadelphia policeman, showing off not only his beautiful t-shirts but many of the logos on his various shirts.  It was quilted with a Baptist Fan design, which is one of my favorites for overall consistency, providing […]

Nina gets her Quilt

By |September 28th, 2012|Collection Quilts-blog, Memory Quilt, Tessellation Quilts|

Nina on quilt made from scraps of baby clothes

After making Rosie and Nina large quilts out of their baby clothes, I made each girl a smaller quilt from the scraps and backed it with a minky of their choice.  Nina loves animals and wanted a zebra skin black and white backing: […]

Quilts for Now – Small Quilts Made from Scraps of Big Quilts

By |September 25th, 2012|Collection Quilts-blog, Memory Quilt, Traditional Quilts|


Here is a picture of Rosie asleep under her new smaller quilt.  I first made a full-size quilt for Rosie out of her baby clothes, but it was too big for a seven-year-old, so I wanted her to have something she could use now.  I made a smaller quilt (about 55 x […]