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 >
I have begun the next quilt in my Tartan Clan series. This one is based off of the MacLachlan Clan pattern. Read more >
Over the past couple of months, I have had the pleasure of creating a set of two memorial quilts for a woman whose mother, Genevieve, passed away in 2013. Genevieve was known for her lively sense of humor and her dedication to nursing. Taking seven of Genevieve’s garments together with a solid ivory linen, I constructed the two quilts using my Eclipse quilt pattern.
The process began with deconstructing the garments.
Bruce wore a bow tie every day to work, and as a gift, his daughter-in-law wanted to have a quilt made for him using the bulk of his amazing collection of bow ties. With the help of professional organizer, Paula Berman, she sorted, grouped, and sent me 300 bow ties for a custom-designed quilt.