This last month I created several memory quilts for a few customers. From T-shirt quilts to baby clothes to the clothes from a lost loved one, each one has it’s place.
A few years ago I was commissioned by my cousin to make a quilt for her daughter with the T-shirts she collected throughout grade school. Last year my cousin’s friend contacted me to make a quilt with her daughter’s shirts. The 2 girls went to school together and several shirts were familiar but both quilts were unique. I completed the second quilt this month and the Mom was very happy. 🙂
I ran out of room on the front so I added the tie-dye shirt on the back.
The next 2 quilts were commissioned by a customer that found me through Etsy. Her brother had passed away a few years ago and wanted a couple memory quilts made, one for herself and one for her parents.
The squares were cut from jeans and shirts from the loved one that had passed away.Each quilt was to have a quote, the first one had “In this world you will have trouble, but take heart! I have overcome the world.” John 16:33.
If you look closely, you can find buttons and rosettes, ribbons and pockets.
The back was pieced with the crib dust ruffle and additional yardage.
Each quilt, different in look and design, but each filled with love and memories.