From the minute I opened the box of Colin’s clothing, sent to me by his mother, Sandra, I could tell he had been an extremely compassionate young man, committed to making the world a better place. Read more >
Sometimes a person’s clothing isn’t the right material for a memorial quilt. Read more >
note: This is the third and final segment of a 3-part blog post about a group of quilts I made for a family in Alaska. Please read Parts 1&2 for the back story.
Part 3 features the wall quilts I made for Bhree’s two cousins. Read more >
note: This is the second of a 3-part blog post about a group of quilts I made for a family in Alaska. Please read Part 1 for the back story.
Part 2 features the quilts I made for Bhree’s two daughters, Emma and Lizzie, and her grandmother, Margaret, who happens to live in my home city of Portland, Oregon. Read more >
Back in the fall, a woman from Alaska named Bhree contacted me and offered up a challenge: to create 7 memorial quilts out of the clothing of 3 family members who had died over the course of a decade, and whose deaths spanned 3 generations. Read more >