Friday, April 19, 2013


This is a bittersweet quilt for me.  My Mom was failing and I realized that the next "phase" of our lives together would be me sitting quietly in her room while she faded away.  

I remember I ran back to my house, drafted the 60 degree triangle and cut wedges from a Artfabrik hand-dye from Melody Johnson and Laura Wasilowski and brought them back down to Mom's (she lived 4 doors down) and began to hand piece them in Mom's room.  

You can see the fabric drifted from blue to green to yellow to orange to red.  Each color I paired with bright and happy fabrics just to fill my eyes with pleasure.  

I think its true - quilting can save lives!

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