Yes, our memory is one of the things that tends to leave us as we get older. Take heart, at least he knew who you were.Would you reconsider the size of your quilt? Make it just one row longer? Bigger is always better when it comes to baby quilts.
Dolores, your comment sent me to google for traditional baby quilt sizes and you are right. Most suggest 48 or 52 inch in length - 36 in width is fine.This if the quilt is to be used in the crib. So - thanks - I probably will add a row or two to make a rectangle rather than a square.
I love how the SA's create an extra dimension in the quilt top. I know this element will disappear once quilted but it is still fun to see now.
So good you have rhythmic, calming work to help you at this time. Hugs.
piece by piece.
I agree with Martha...the seam allowances against the light remind me of Korean bojagi patchwork. The ones I have liked the most have had quiet colors, like your baby quilt, and I think the seam allowances are meant to add depth and interest to the cloth. Very pretty...
the heart in those red squares glows with such deep care
oh, joy and sorrow are holding hands here.
Love that first picture! It reminds me of your work..cant remember the title but the one that has a dark hand on the back.It also recalls much of your earlier work where you have your hand appliquéd onto your work.
log cabins are shelters. love is a shelter. memory is a shelter . . . a shelter with holes. and that red center that's the color of blood? perfect.
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