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 […]

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. […]

Bereavement Quilt for Mom – Beloved Son loved to Surf

By |May 31st, 2013|Appliqued Quilts, Art Quilts, Memorial or Bereavement Quilts, Pictorial Quilts, T-Shirt Quilts, Tessellation Quilts, Traditional Quilts, Unusual Quilts|

Bereavement Quilt made from son's clothes Bereavement Quilt for Mom

During the past year I have made quilts for four members of a family who lost their oldest son about seven years ago. He was a grown man who loved life, loved the water, was a surfer, and was beloved by his parents, two brothers and a sister. Only recently have I made the final quilt, one for his mother, which is shown above. […]

Remembering Dad – A Quilt for Two Young Boys

By |December 26th, 2012|Appliqued Quilts, Memorial or Bereavement Quilts, Pictorial Quilts|

 

Brian with quilt made from father's clothes

Brian shown with his quilt which he just received as his Christmas present from mom. The quilt, made from his father’s clothes, shows various scenes with him and his dad, who died two years ago of leukemia. Brian and his brother Lucas were expecting a […]

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. […]

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 […]

Tiger Quilt Christmas Gift

By |February 2nd, 2012|Appliqued Quilts, Art Quilts, Pictorial Quilts, Unusual Quilts|

Quilt Featuring Bengal Tiger

This 66″ x 61″ throw was made for a very thoughtful husband who gave it to his wife as a Christmas present. She loves tigers and even has a tiger tattoo. […]

Bora Bora Bereavement Quilt

By |October 31st, 2011|Appliqued Quilts, Art Quilts, Memorial or Bereavement Quilts, Pictorial Quilts, Tie Quilts|

Bora Bora Bereavement Quilt

Soon after Marge lost her beloved husband of just three years (they had known each other for thirty years and […]

Chambered Nautilus Quilt

By |August 23rd, 2011|Appliqued Quilts, Art Quilts, Memorial or Bereavement Quilts, Miscellaneous Quilting, Pictorial Quilts, Unusual Quilts|

Chambered Nautilus Quilt

The quilt above is the fifth quilt I made for one family who lost their beloved husband/father two years ago. I was commissioned to make full-sized quilts for the young children out of their father’s shirts and trousers (see previous posts […]