Saw this cute Free Pattern from Moda. I use 1930’s fabrics from my stash and added the light gray dots for border and a pink ‘30’s for binding with a light pink Minky on the back. I used a simple all over daisy quilting pattern with a light pink thread. This quilt too is for one of the young Moms at church. This was a fun, quick, and easy quilt pattern. Will have to make more.
My local quilt guild invited Pat Sloan to come talk in March. We were challenged at the February meeting to make one of these quilts by the time she came. I pulled charm packs and yardage from my stash, and couldn't decide which to make, so I made both. Both were quilted and bound in time for Pat's visit. The red charm pack was Hot Chilies Batiks by Island batik The blue charm pack was Clear Skies/ Fusions Bloom by Studio RK
This quilt was made to honor my nephew when he retired from his many years of service. His countless trips overseas, including the Middle East. I transferred to fabric a picture of each of his assignments. I used his now retired uniforms to make the blocks. His patches and buttons to embellish the quilt. It took over a year to finish. It tells his story. I am so proud of him. I presented this to him at his retirement party.
This was just completed for a friend who was diagnosed with cancer 30 years ago. I thought the butterflies were life affirming and while making this I gave prayers of thanksgiving for my friend's survival despite having had a recurrence of the cancer 7 years beyond initial diagnosis.