Monday, November 21, 2005

30th Anniversary quilt....
This is a picture of the quilt that my sister and I and our two sisters-in-law made for my parents for their 30th wedding anniversay. They just celebrated their 42nd. It was my sister's bright idea that we all pitch in and make them a quilt. My sister-in-law, Lisa, doesn't sew at all so Laurie handed her the strips and she made all of the log cabin squares. My other sister-in law, Beccie, made all of the stars- she is a very good quilter and does a lot of hand-quilting. Laurie, my sister did all of the victorian-type blocks. She loves anything "tedious" and she handquilted the entire quilt, herself. She did an excellent job. My blocks are the geometric ones in, of course, the warm colors of green and orange, turquoise and yellow. I was the last one to get my blocks done, but I like how they all came together nicely and my parents love it.

10 comments:

Sewcatherine said...

At first I thought this was a miniature quilt until I realized that it is being held by 2 people...not lying on a table!!! It is beautiful. What a wonderful gift. I know your parents were touched. I am so glad your father is doing well.

Carolyn said...

It's stunning, you ladies do beautiful work. It must be such a treasure for your parents!

Dawn said...

This is a beautiful quilt - and the quilting is wonderful! No wonder they love it! What a wonderful present. I'm so glad you got to share a picture with us.

Darcie said...

What a fabulous-looking quilt, Nines! Both the workmanship in each block and the hand-quilting throughout is topnotch!

Bravo to all of you...and bravo to your parents!

Darcie

Lucy said...

What a very beautifull gift . Wow. and you have so many relatives who quilt!!! I have only a aunt who quilts.

Tonya R said...

It's amazing how well the quilting shows in this. You guys did great work and I bet your folks love it.

Finn said...

Beautiful quilt Nines...thank you for sharing it. It all works together sooooo well.

JudyL said...

What a gorgeous quilt. It looks huge! I also thought it was a mini and then noticed the two people holding it. I can't even imagine how pretty it is in real life with the hand quilting.

Judy L.

Sharon said...

A beauty for sure! And I am happy your dad is getting over the worst of it now!

Holly said...

Oooooh, I love it! You guys did a great job and what a work of love :)