SewCalGal, in a blog post today, reminds us of the oft forgotten meaning of Memorial Day as a way to honor our soldiers and veterans. In this vein, she said she hopes her readers will create a patriotic quilt …

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Sandra of Sandra’s Craft Corner put up her freebie for the month of May, 2012. This one has complete instructions for 12 quilts, however because it’s dated material there is no mention of rotary cutters, and the preferred method given …

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In my earlier post about Craft Gossip’s Spring Fork and Talk Blogger’s Meetup, I forgot to tell you about the cute buttons one of the attendees brought along. Here’s mine, shown. Leslie of Leslie’s Art and Sew handed them …

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Check out this personalized word quilt I found on Etsy at Snappyshop. A group of employees custom ordered it to honor their boss who retired. What a sweet idea!

Image credit: SnappyshopEtsy

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Jake from Generation Q Magazine shows us lots of photos of the first quilt she made, a king size monster she calls The Beast. She admits it has issues due to her lack of experience, but explains its significance in …

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Polly at Helping Little Hands made this sweet quilt she calls Easy Hawaiian Stripes. The story behind its creation is even sweeter – honoring her daughter’s birth mother.   Click HERE to see how she did it.

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Rosa Parks was born on this day in 1914. Read more about her here. Sherry Shine created this art quilt to commemorate Rosa’s contributions to civil rights for African-Americans. She includes President Obama because she explains he too is …

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Just wow. Melody Johnson at Fibermania made the commemorative quilt, Eternal Horizons, that inspired Don Freund to write a musical score. You can hear the music, Quilt Horizon, and see closeups of her beautiful quilt on her blog. …

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Gina from Se La Cava made this baby quilt from some of her old t-shirts and blouses. She said using t-shirts makes a super soft blanket for little ones. That’s important since this was a gift to her infant daughter. …

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Kat from Diary of a Flutter.Kat said this quilt (partial part shown) was a pain to make – due to all the stretchy fabrics. It’s made up of her two children’s baby clothes which were mostly knits. Do you see …

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This is Ramona’s very first quilt, made in high school at the age of 16. She has since given it to a dear friend’s daughter. Take a closer look, she stitched in some of the squares, so cute. Go to …

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Alix from Mamaka Mills shares with us on her blog four memory quilts she just finished for a family in Ohio. A widow had kept her late husband’s clothing and from it she asked Alix to make a quilt for …

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Patti from Sleeping Cat Creations made this memory quilt from her late neighbor’s ties and shirts. It’s a gift to the widow – meaningful, pretty comfort. Nice. Visit her blog to see how she did it.

Image credit: Sleeping

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This is a Dutch Windmills quilt made by LittleBook Notes. It’s her entry in this year’s Bloggers’ Quilt Festival at Amy’s Creative Side. Love her quilt and the story behind the fabric she used in it. It involves some …

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Have some tea, rest and reminisce with a virtual walk through Melody Miller’s Web Gallery. I just did and found this fabric swatch. Remember the movie Now and Then? The motif reminds me it and the four young …

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