Thanks Moms!

February 28th

Mom's Quilt

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You may have already seen photos of this beauty on Facebook or Instagram — but it’s worthy of some blog love too. My mom surprised me with this gorgeous quilt for Valentine’s day. The postwoman came when I had a couple girlfriends over sewing, and I jumped up and down. “IT IS A VALENTINE FROM MY MAMA!”

I ripped open the box and pulled out the quilt on the living room floor. And then I realized it was made with scraps of my sewing projects from 2015, and I had to hold back years. I’d brought my mom a Target bag full of scraps from various projects I’d sewn and she used her magical powers of alchemy to turn them (and a bit more) into this quilt. There is ASU for Jason, and Frida for me. And I simply love it.

There are some pretty cosy perks of being a quilter’s kid.


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5 Responses

  1. What a treasure! <3

  2. It’s gorgeous! What a great mama!

  3. It’s beautiful.

  4. That is beautiful! There is nothing better to cozy up under than a homemade quilt.

  5. It’s beautiful!! And I love that pink VW bus fabric (I had some of the blue). What a wonderful gift. Your mom…