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Project

Mother's Day Quilt -2009 (Folkartsy)

Project Description

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.

What you will need

  • 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.

Q&A with Deena

Lynette asked:
Very inventive! It would be a really neat gift for my daughter of her kids.
Deena answered:
Thanks! I really thought it was a great idea too.
999Graffix asked:
Gorgeous! It is sooooo much nicer than a traditional 'memory' quilt, which I often think of as morbid in a way. This is such a happier alternative, and so personal! Brilliant!
Deena answered:
thank you - I love to look at it too. I often go back to the pictures - to look up a date for anniversary or birthday..it helps!
jshanty asked:
I think this quilt is awsome. You did a fantastic job. Did you have a pattern, or just wing it.
Deena answered:
No, I did not have a pattern...I made it all myself - so I guess that is "winging" it...thanks
pbhsmile asked:
precious!!! what a family heirloom!
Deena answered:
thanks
jseal2262430 asked:
I love this quilt! I have never quilted before but would like to keep the tradition alive in my family. My grandmothers quilted and well the next generation got lazy. I want to revive the tradition to pass down to my children. I would love to start with this pattern to give to both my mother and mother-in-law for christmas. I tried to get pattern from icon to no avail. Please help!
Deena answered:
no- sorry- there is no pattern - I made it up myself and I do not know how to mass produce it.