Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Quilt #16: Lucky Lachlan


I have officially written posts about all of the quilts I made my first year as a quilter, in 2013. It only took me 5 years! Now, let's move on to 2014!

One of the most sentimental quilts I ever made in 2013, and ever, is the Irish Chain memory quilt I made for my Gramma. It hung on the wall of her apartment for the last few months of her life, and was wrapped around her when she passed. 


Gramma loved babies. In the last months of her life, she lived in Wisconsin, near my cousin Kaila. One of the last highlights of Gramma's life is getting to meet her new great-grandchild, Lachlan. It was only fitting that I made Lucky Lachlan a quilt out of the scraps of gramma's quilt. 


I used their first picture together on the label. 


I still can't believe Gramma is gone and that sweet baby in the picture is already 4!

Linked to:
BOMs Away @ What a Hoot Quilts
Design Wall Monday @ Small Quilts and Doll Quilts
Finished or Not Friday @ Busy Hands Quilts
Needle & Thread Thursday @ My Quilt Infatuation
Let's Bee Social @ Sew Fresh Quilts
Link Party @ Clever Chameleon
Linky Tuesday @ Free Motion by the River
Main Crush Monday @ Cooking Up Quilts
Midweek Makers @ Quilt Fabrication
Moving It Forward @ Em's Scrap Bag
Off the Wall Friday @ Nina Marie
Oh Scrap! @ Quilting is More Fun than Housework
Scrap Happy Saturday @ Sew Scrappy
Show Off Saturday @ Sew Can She
To Do Tuesday @ Stitch All the Things
Wednesday Wait Loss @ The Inquiring Quilter
What I Made Monday @ Pretty Piney
Whoop Whoop Friday @ Confessions of a Fabric Addict
WIP Linky Party @ Silly Mama Quilts
WIPs on Wednesday @ Esther's Blog
UFO Busting @ The Madd Hatter



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13 comments:

  1. How perfect that they had matching quilts! This is so special. Thanks for sharing it on Wednesday Wait Loss.

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  2. Lovely to see your link again on Estehr's blog, such a lovely sweet blog full of memories that no one can take away from you. Yes our grand-babies grow up far to fast, my eldest DGD who it just seems like she was just born is 20 next month!!!!! Two lovely quilts in green and love the shamrocks!!! Cheers Glenda

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  3. What a special quilt with special memories attached!!

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  4. What a beautiful story, and quilt. Thank you for sharing with us.

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  5. Such a beautiful story and gorgeous memories surround your beautiful Irish Chain quilt. How lovely you have such beautiful memories of your Gramma. The fabrics in this quilt truly are fabulous. A most beautiful quilt!

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  6. What a lovely story and quilt. Nice that you put that precious picture on the label.

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  7. What a beautiful and sweet quilt! Perfect for your cousin and her little one!

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  8. How neat to have enough left for a baby quilt. It’s beautiful.

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  9. A lovely green and white quilt. Such simplicity!

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  10. Love this Irish quilt???? Green quilts are some times difficult to pull off but you have made magic with these two. Tried to leave a comment last week Jen but it just disappeared so trying again Cheers Glenda

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  11. What a lovely quilt and sentimental gift!

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  12. This is the best little quilt!! That label is precious, and so poignant on the quilt made from her quilt's scraps.

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