My Mom has been making quilts for years. I don't remember when/why she started, but she has some skills. And one of those skills is having tons of patience when sewing. Because quilting is not a fast process.
I do not have that skill. I need more "instant gratification" from my work.
Which is why the quilt I was making, is still in squares, in a bin since 2006. I take it out and look at it every now and then, but that's about as far as I go.
My Mom started making quilts for baby showers. Then she decided we needed some for the holidays. Every holiday. And some days in between the holidays.
My house has approximately, 10 quilts in it right now.
This is not a complaint. In fact, I'm asking her why I don't have 20.
Her quilts are AMAZING. I've been trying to get her to sell them, but I'm thinking I steal them before that can happen...I should probably calm down a little.
I took a few pictures of the ones I could get my hands on for this blog. I store my holiday ones so they stay nice. I have a Christmas one (OMG, it's stunning and even the fabric has sparkles in it) and a Halloween one (it has an owl. The cutest owl you've ever seen).
This was supposed to be Evan's quilt, but she made him two, so I stole it.
It sits on the back of an old pew I have.
I decorate my home with stars, so she made me a quilt to match my house.
This is Morgans quilt.
It has Fairies on it. It's so girly.
I tried to capture the sparkly fabric, but our lighting is not great.
So full of "boy".
Even he couldn't keep his hands off of it.
Though I told him repeatedly to not touch the quilt.
When I was pregnant with Evan, I had the dumb idea to decorate a nursery.
I found this fabric and used it all over.
Then I sent my Mom a few yards so she could make it into a quilt.
This is what the backing looks like.
Here's the front.
This has to be my favorite.
I love the monsters.
So darn cute!
She made this.
With her hands.
Not a wand...though I'm sure she wishes she had one.
Now, help me convince my Mom that she needs to sell these!
Or make more and give them all to me...
Whatever you think is better.
I am stocking up on quilts so I can be prepared for our never-ending-winter.
We just had a snowstorm yesterday.
It needs to stop now.
I found this image on Facebook and it's perfect for today: