"Memories are like a patchwork quilt...each section is sewn together, to be wrapped around us for comfort and warmth in the years to come."

Thursday, November 4, 2010

Fall Quilt Festival

I would like to share this quilt and it's story as part of an online Quilt Festival, look at all the incredible quilts at: http://amyscreativeside.com/

Last year a dear friend and I went to Houston to the International Quilt Festival. While there, I kept buying random fat quarters for a future quilt. I had decided ahead of time to do this and knew that I would color coordinate the quilt based on the first fat-quarter I bought. It was a pretty orange and green floral that attracted me first. Done. Just before leaving Houston we stopped at a little out of the way shop and outside, hanging on a clothes line, they had a beautiful Fall-coloring quilt that would work perfect for the fabric I had bought. I got home and excitedly cut it all out. Then got busy with other things, almost a year later while spending a lovely week-end with that same friend (while our husbands fished), I put the quilt together and just finished it today. I love a quilt that has memories attached. I know that every time I look at this one, I will remember Bobbie, the fun times we've shared and how important good friends are.


  1. Bella la storia che accompagna la tua trapunta!
    Ciao Domenica

  2. Thanks for the story, your quilt is beautiful.

    Greetings from France

  3. Your quilt looks lovely. The colours are so warm and rich. Great quilt!

  4. Olaaaaaaaaaa.Estou te seguindo.Um abra├žo.