|Storybook Quilt # 1 - Approximately 70"x 85.5"|
|Inherited orphaned blocks|
I knew that she hadn't made these blocks, none of these fabrics were in her stash. With 7 blocks, it was difficult to see how they could make a quilt, especially since I knew I would never make more of them. To my surprise, one of the blocks was signed and dated (2004) on the back. I found out that mom's sewing group members each made a block and my mom won them.
|At home in the library|
The next element came into play when Hawthorne Threads had an awesome cyber Monday sale on Lizzy House's fabric line 1001 Peeps. I love that fabric, so of course I bought it with no particular project in mind.
|Mosaic of embroidered blocks|
Last element happened last year too, I acquired two adorable granddaughters, ages 5 and 8. I mean, don't they deserve quilts to make them feel part of my blended family???
|My step-daughter Beth is the Director of Geneva Public Library|
|Librarians at Geneva Public Library give my storybook quilt a thumbs up!|
I constructed the quilt as a QAYG (quilt as you go). I was amazed at how easy it went together. It must have been "meant to be"! I will be making a second storybook quilt. I'm hoping they will give the girls years of storybook inspiration.
I'm thrilled to be linking up for my second Bloggers' Quilt Festival at Amy's Creative Side.
Color Me Quilty!