Monday, January 10, 2011
A quilt in time
A day ago I finished this quilt but it has been 6 years in the making. My mother in law turned 60 6 years ago and me in my wisdom decided it would be a lovely thing for her to make her a birthday quilt. So I go all the people/families attending the party to bring a fabric square with their names on it and I would sew it into a quilt. But since that time life and children have got in the way and the squares lingered in the bottom of my cupboard until last October, when I found them in a clean up. Looking over the squares I was amazed at how things change even in 6 years, children are born, marriages break up, people pass away and people drift out of your life. All the same it is nice to have a reminder of that particular point in time. I gave her the quilt and she too had forgotten about it and was reminded of those memories.