Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Two articles of interest
A woman who inherited dozens of embroidered pieces of a quilt from her mother who had started the project when she was a baby. Many years later, when the daughter reached 80 years of age, she decided to have it put together so she called on a local craft group. The pattern was of a girl wearing a bonnet (like Sunbonnet Sue), but she was on a swing. There were girls on swings quilted in the alternate blocks.
This seems to break all records for UFOs. I have one about 30 years old. Can anyone beat that record.
Another woman died at the age of 77 leaving 15,000 yards of fabric, and no-one in her family knows how she collected so much right under their noses. They opened a shop, and people came from all over to buy at $2 per yard. All the customers had plans to sew quilts for Project Linus and other charities in that country