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Tumbling Blocks Memory Quilt
Horse theme repeated in the hand quilting.
Up to 12 photos of family, friends, pets, favorite places - any j-peg photo can be reproduced on 100% cotton fabric.
Quilt fabrics to coordinate with any color scheme.
All hand quilted - unique designs.
This quilt included 12 photos for a 50th wedding anniversary gift.
Children, grandchildren and wedding day pictures surrounded by hand quilted "courthouse squares."
Memory quilts require about 3 months to complete - including PhotoShop clean up of pictures.
All pieces are hand crafted using all cotton fabrics and batting. Quilt tops are constructed using a sewing machine and all the quilting is done by hand.
Like so many of the 'life-skills' practiced by past generations, hand quilting has not much survived the industrial age. Be it a sense of too little spare time or an art that is just lost, very few people are hand quilting anymore.
The advent of quilting machines offers a quick fix to the dilemma of having a top quilted, but it is little more than adding thread. While it is a solution, it is not a viable one for anyone wanting the finished product to impart lasting value.
Click on the zoom button in the lower right corner to see a close up of hand quilting.
Turkey table runner. Cannot have too many turkeys on the table!
Custom made for any table size - $50
Half of a traditional "Dresen Plate" makes a great turkey tail! Add a few appliques and some beady eyes and you have a new Thanksgiving table runner.