Monday 1 June 2009

For Catherine to see

I made this quilt for my husband ,who in his working life was a hotel manager. It depicts his daily wear of white shirts and black bow ties.
I would never part with his evening shirts ,bow ties ,or braces. I put this photograph on after reading Catherine,s blog. Please visit her.
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ceecee said...

Oh my goodness! I am just thrilled to see this. What a treasure. Made with love, that is for sure. The bow-tie design is absolutely brilliant. It is very touching to see how you have honored him. He was a lucky man. I can't sew a thing. I did take some knitting classes though and did quite well, but I haven't knit in years. I wear so many hats!

Thank you for sharing this with me. I will never forget it. My husband has just left for the restaurant or I would have called for him to have a look. On second thought - He may want one for himself and then I will have to learn another skill! Ha-ha! My husband is Greek but he was born in America. He is second generation. I grew up in New Jersey and I am French, Irish, and English on my mother's side, and Slovak on my father's side. Both of my parent's were born in America.

You are so dear to take the time. Have a pleasant day.


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