06 June 2012


When my mom came out to visit a few weeks ago, she brought a treasured gift for our daughter: a handmade quilt.  Any quilt would be special, but this one is especially special because the entire masterpiece was done by my mom's hands and it includes pieces of my wedding dress.

Baby Girl's quilt from the front

Baby Girl's quilt from the back

Check out the size of those stitches!  Tiny and consistent quilting stitches are hard and take a lot of practice to achieve.

In case it's not already obvious, my mom is my quilting inspiration.  I don't think I'll ever have the patience to do an entire quilt by hand, but I'm glad to now know a thing or two about her craft and perhaps take it up (in a hand/machine hybrid format) in my "free" time.

Thanks for this beautiful quilt, Mama.  It's going to be much loved by our little girl, and it's already a family treasure. 


Janie said...

And I can't wait to rock her and hold her in it. What a special baby girl you are going to be....

aaron and misha said...