Tuesday, March 31, 2015

I heart this quilt story!

(Be Mine by Diane Knott 2002)


Not long ago I was contacted by someone who found me through a google search. She said that she had a quilt that was labeled with my name and asked if it me who had made the quilt? Yes, it was my quilt!!!

How my little quilt got to Pennsylvania is a mystery. This person said she aquired it there and has had it hanging in her home in New Jersey since then. I was thrilled that my little quilt had travelled so far and held up so well. It was one of the first quilts I made from a beginning applique class, so the skill level is not outstanding, but I remember those little hearts! Their wobbly edges and very curved points were my first efforts at needle turn applique. The scrappy nine patches were a sign of things to come, hahaha!

Now do you see why you should always label your quilts? I hope so!

Diane


6 comments:

  1. How sweet! Nice to know your quilt is still being cherished and loved. And yes, it is very important that we label every quilted item that comes from our hands!!

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  2. Too Funny! So sweet she found you!

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  3. What a neat story. I need to make this a priority, to label all my quilts before the end of the year.

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  4. Doesn't it make you curious to know how it ended up there? It's so lovely that the person was able to contact you. It's a lovely quilt. I'm hopeless at labelling but always do if a quilt leaves the house for a gift or a show.

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  5. so did you donate it? how did it get out your hands? how nice that she loves it and found you!

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  6. Very sweet! Love that she contacted you!:)

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