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Category: Memory Quilts

Articles that discuss memory quilts made from memorable items (such as neckties, baby clothes, t-shirts or old denim)

Bohemian Dresden – A Custom Baby Clothes Quilt

Earlier this year I made a custom baby clothes quilt for a client. That sentence sounds so matter of fact and professional, doesn’t it? Just another day in the life of a quilt designer, right? NOT. It’s important that you know that this wasn’t…

Should you make your own T-Shirt quilt? A cost analysis

A friend of mine recently decided to have a T-Shirt quilt made for her daughter. Recycling her daughter’s old shirts into a quilt seemed like the perfect way to preserve some beautiful memories.  She began to get quotes for the project and discovered that having the quilt made…

My Mother’s Treasured Quilt

My mother was the youngest of six children.  My grandmother was about 40 at the time she discovered she was pregnant (again!).  It wasn’t really a convenient time for her to have a baby, either.  She and her (now grown) children were pretty much running the farm because…

Memory Quilts from clothing: Things you will wish you had saved

Occasionally, someone will contact me and ask me to make a memory quilt from clothing items left behind by a special loved one. Or sometimes they want me to make a memory quilt from clothing their children wore when they were younger…