InstructionsI had made a Sunbonnet Sue quilt a few years back and thought I'd do something similar to that. So I made up my own "people" and those holding hands are married - and I have their date of marriage between their arms and each "person" has their first name and birthdate-those who are single have their hands on their hips. There are items - (hair color or dress color) or items on each "person" that ...
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Type of item: Functional
Style: Cute, Retro / Vintage, Whimsical
Cotton materials for quilt-top, flannel for the back, fusible bond for appliques, batting, quilt binding tape, fabric paint...embroidery thread - for the names and dates.
What was your inspiration?
I wanted to give my mother something she would be able to use to remember the birthdays and wedding anniversaries of her kids and grandkids.
What are you most proud of?
The compliments I get from making this quiltIt measures ~ 46" W x 56 " L
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
It has to be unique to your family. Color of their hair - or things they like, like cats, pirates, etc. Have fun with it.