Sunday, March 17, 2013

Comfort Quilt for a dear friend!

A member of our ArtCGirlz group, and very dear friend of mine, is about to enter chemo treatments this week.  Our ArtCGirlz did a card shower for her one week - each of us (10 members) send a card a day for 5 days in late January.   Yesterday we presented her with a quilt our group made for her to use during her treatments.

Made from all batiks - her favorites are the color purple and butterflies.   (Yes, we often joke we are twins).  Each of us made a block - some made 2.   None of us knew what pattern or color block the others were making - yet look how balanced this quilt is.   One girl sewed them all together, another basted, I did the quilting and another put on the binding.   I quilted the name of each member into the block(s) they made.   I so enjoyed quilting this - I felt I definitely became a part of it and it a part of me.


This is a block I made that we didn't need, so it became the label.   I "googled" caring hands image and found this graphic.   One of the girls ,machine embroidered all of our names onto the label.  With caring hands - she will soar to new heights!    The love and energy in this group was so apparent yesterday - despite the sadness we all feel, it was a very positive day!

4 comments:

  1. Thank you for posting the photo of the quilt and the label. I, too, am proud to be counted among this group of caring women.

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  2. Nothing more wonderful than a fabric hug!

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  3. Lori Ivison SutchMarch 19, 2013 at 2:24 PM

    You all are truly awesome! What a great gift for such a deserving person! It's beautiful, I'm sure she will cherish it.

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