Monday, 12 December 2016

Memory Quilt in Red

Well... The other day my daughter asked me to take out the boxes with her old clothes. These days she was continuously asking about the time she was just a baby so I didn't suspected anything. After a couple of hours she came to me with half a dozen of red onesies, shirts, pants, a pair of old stockings, even a hat, and asked me to make a quilt for her sofa. I was really surprised, but how can I say no for such a kind request... Then she reminded me, that her doll also needs a new quilt. From the same red materials she brought to me. So this weekend I started to make a new memory quilt. This time a memory quilt in red.


Here are all the red fabrics for the quilt and a few of the chain pieced squares. Each square is 10 cm by 10 cm (~4 in x 4 in).

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I found 3 appliqu├ęs I wanted to use, but they were a bit taller than the other squares so I made a wider row with them.

Memory Quilt in Red

And the quilt top is ready! It was a very windy day so my DH helped me by holding the quilt. As you can see, there are a few crazy squares that I had to add to the quilt...

Memory Quilt in Red

Memory Quilt in Red Memory Quilt in Red



Cheers,
  

23 comments:

  1. What a treasure! You are a great mom!

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  2. How FUN that turned out to be!! Question, though. How old is your daughter that she wanted to dig through old clothes for you to make a quilt for her? SEW glad that you were able to find the time to fulfill her request!!

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    1. My daughter is 8 and I already made her another memory quilt (a pink one). She loves the pink quilt and that gave her the idea of having another one. I'm pretty sure she will give me some other "orders" soon :)

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  3. What a memory for her to have..........

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  4. I love the little "crazy squares". They add so much character. What a lovely memory to treasure.

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  5. What a great memory quilt! The reds are gorgeous.

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  6. How neat! I love it and the concept behind it! ! will be back to see more of what you have made! :)

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  7. What a great quilt to give her. Love it!

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  8. That is such a sweet story - and a really cute quilt! Thank you for sharing this on Midweek Makers

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  9. What a wonderful idea. I think these are just special, and RED is so great----for a quilt with memories attached for this time of year. Thanks for sharing such a personal story, Sandi

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  10. What delightful gift to honor your daughter's request.

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  11. Turned out great! Love these monochromatic quilts.

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  12. Hi there
    Just stopped by to let you know that I featured this on my Round Tuit post this week!
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    Thanks again for linking up to A Round Tuit Hope you have a great week!
    Jill @ Creating my way to Success

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  13. Love this Red memory quilt.

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  14. What a great idea, your daughter obviously has an eye for design, as do you!

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  15. Thanks for sharing at the Pleasures of the NW's DIY party!

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  16. Have a wonderful Holiday! Thanks for sharing at Home Sweet Home!

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