Surfer Quilt – a Unique Bereavement Quilt for Daughter made from Dad’s Golf Shirts

By |September 3rd, 2017|Appliqued Quilts, Art Quilts, How To Quilt, Memorial or Bereavement Quilts, Memory Quilt, Pictorial Quilts, T-Shirt Quilts, Tie Quilts, Unusual Quilts|

Surfer Quilt – Bereavement quilt made for daughter from Dad’s golf shirts

Alice loved her father, but his having been raised in America […]

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 […]

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 […]

Quilt made from Cheerleader T-Shirts and Outfits

By |September 28th, 2013|T-Shirt Quilts, Unusual Quilts|

Finished quilt re

The quilt above was made by my customer Darcy as a graduation gift for her daughter Bayli. Bayli had three […]

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. […]

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. […]

Bereavement Quilts for the Whole Family – First the Son, Then the Daughter

By |May 23rd, 2013|Memorial or Bereavement Quilts, T-Shirt Quilts, Traditional Quilts, Unusual Quilts|

Bereavement throw for daughter Kendall’s Quilt

When her beloved husband died, Debbie asked me to make quilts for herself, her two grown kids – a son Peter and a daughter Kendall – and her two grand kids, Peter and Brooklyn.   Since the request came a few months before Christmas, I was only able to […]

Bereavement Wall Hanging

By |March 8th, 2013|Memorial or Bereavement Quilts, T-Shirt Quilts|

Bereavement Wall Hanging

The little wall hanging above was also made for Louise (see previous post) as […]