The answer is a handmade baby memory quilt. The question is what do you do with the pile of t-shirts stacked in the drawers or hanging in the closet that have sentimental value from your baby? The little one has out grown them but you really can’t seem to part with even one. Keeping them …
There is beauty sewn into each patch of my newest memory quilt. This beauty comes from a woman’s life. Some called her mother, another wife, others shouted out for their grandmother, or sister.
Memories are not always tucked in between the pages of a book. Today they are pressed in between the 20 squares finished on the t-shirt quilt. I am designing a t-shirt quilt for my daughter for her high school graduation. Amazingly enough the thoughts and good memories that fit into each 16 x 16 inch blocks were the t-shirts worn by my daughter as she participated in soccer at age 6, played volleyball in middle school, played on the traveling teams for soccer or on her HS teams.