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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Nina’s Quilt – Quilt made for 5-year-old using her own baby clothes

By |September 21st, 2012|Appliqued Quilts, Art Quilts, Collection Quilts-blog, Memory Quilt, Unusual Quilts|

Here is the second quilt I made this summer for the youngest girl, Nina – a […]

Rosie’s Quilt – One of Two Quilts made from Baby Clothes

By |September 19th, 2012|Appliqued Quilts, Art Quilts, Collection Quilts-blog, Memory Quilt, Pictorial Quilts, Unusual Quilts|

Quilt made for 7-year old girl from her baby clothes

I have spent most of my summer making two wonderful quilts – Wonderful I think for the little girls I made them for, wonderful for the mother who chose and cherished all their outfits, towels and blankets, wonderful for their dad who dotes on his little girls, and wonderful for me because I had […]