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 […]

Seascape – Bereavement Quilt

By |February 14th, 2015|Appliqued Quilts, Art Quilts, Memorial or Bereavement Quilts, Pictorial Quilts, Unusual Quilts|

Finished Quilt re Seascape – Bereavement Quilt made from mother’s clothes

My most recent pictorial quilt was a departure for me in that […]

Customer Satisfaction

By |June 8th, 2014|How To Quilt, Memorial or Bereavement Quilts, Memory Quilt, T-Shirt Quilts|

This picture could be captioned “A Girl with her Quilt”.  I think it expresses the joy that a person gets from a quilt of their own, whether it be a […]

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 […]

Log Cabin Bereavement Quilts for Mother and Daughters

By |June 8th, 2014|Memorial or Bereavement Quilts, Traditional Quilts|

Recently I made three log cabin quilts for a mother and her two daughters from her husband/their father’s clothes. The one above is for the mother and is a full-size […]

Thirteen Bereavement Quilts for One Customer – Part 3

By |February 11th, 2014|Memorial or Bereavement Quilts, Traditional Quilts|

In the past two blogs I have discussed the thirteen quilts I made for one customer out of her mother’s clothes. With this project my focus was two-fold:  to make […]

Thirteen Bereavement Quilts for One Customer – Part 2

By |February 7th, 2014|How To Quilt, Memorial or Bereavement Quilts, Traditional Quilts|

In yesterday’s blog, I stated that I made 13 quilts for one customer out of her mother’s beautiful clothes. I received clothes of every color and texture and was able […]

Thirteen Bereavement Quilts for One Customer

By |February 5th, 2014|Memorial or Bereavement Quilts, Traditional Quilts|

I recently finished one of the most exciting projects I have had since I started Rhino Quilting. Deonna McPeters contacted me and asked me to make 13 quilts for her […]

Bereavement T-Shirt Quilt to Honor Bill

By |August 3rd, 2013|How To Quilt, Memorial or Bereavement Quilts, T-Shirt Quilts|

Quilt re without cropping Bereavement Quilt Honoring Bill

The t-shirt quilt above was made from the t-shirts of a young man who died before his time and left a family bereft with grief.  It was such a pleasure to work with these shirts, because they told me so much about this young man, and I knew it would just say “Bill” to his mother – for whom the quilt was made – and for his extended family, who pitched in together to pay for the quilt. […]

Tree of Life Bereavement Quilt

By |June 26th, 2013|Appliqued Quilts, Art Quilts, Memorial or Bereavement Quilts, Pictorial Quilts, Unusual Quilts|

Bereavement Quilt - Tree of Life “Tree of Life” Bereavement Quilt

I recently made a series of quilts for a mother who lost her daughter to cancer. Katie her daughter had struggled with tumors all her life and eventually the cancer won, when she was only in her thirties.  Her mother wanted a quilt for her young granddaughter, made from Katie’s clothes, which I made. Eventually I also made one for the mother.  The quilt above is the one I made for the mother. […]