Friday, January 15, 2016

In Faith Quilt Finish 2015

I had a very dear friend that was diagnosed with Ovarian cancer. 
 Her daughter and my daughter are best friends. 
 I determined to make her a quilt in the fall.  
I finished it and gifted it to her while she was in the hospital.  


I wanted to make something soft and full of prayers.  
So I turned to pastel crosses and low volume backgrounds


I embroidered the label and sewed it on to a soft cream flannel.


She never got a chance to see it.  She passed away the end of October.


Her daughter has it now.  

I hope it will be of some comfort to her and remind her that I loved her mom and that I love her too.


I loved this pattern and am thinking that I need to write it up as it was simple to make. 

 I love how soft and calming this turned out.  

You could easily do it with more manly colors too.


RIP my friend and may God Bless you and your family.

~XOP~



12 comments:

Ariane said...

This is a beautiful gift for your friends daughter. Love it!

Judy in Michigan said...

So very sorry to hear of your friend's death. This quilt will certainly comfort her daughter. Beautiful!!!

Ioleen said...

Beautiful quilt and it will bring her comfort for years to come.

TammyLB said...

so sorry for the loss of your friend. The quilt is very comforting & calming- I'd love if you could write up a pattern or tutorial.

Kat said...

Lovely quilt! The soft colors and the quilting are perfect.

roberta mill said...

Oh my gosh-sorry for you loss. It is beautiful!

Kigwit said...

It's a beautiful quilt. I'm sorry for the passing of your friend. I hope her daughter finds it comforting.

Jenny said...

So sad that your dear friend didn't get to see the wonderful quilt you made for her. You must miss her terribly. It was a wonderful and kind gesture to pass the quilt onto her daughter so she can wrap herself in the love of your family.

Mystic Quilter said...

Wonderful quilt and I am so very sad that your friend didn't get to see this before she passed away. I lost my good friend two years ago to cancer but I was lucky in that the quilt I made for her April birthday covered her bed for two months and her hospice bed for the last two days of her life. Your friends daughter will treasure this special gift.

Angela Atkins said...

It is beautiful and a meaningful gift for her daughter. It will be a wonderful reminder of her mom and those who loved her.

KaHolly said...

This is an amazing quilt! I'm so sorry for your loss!

Siouxzq64@gmail.com said...

I am so sorry for the loss of your friend. What a gorgeous quilt I am sure her daughter will appreciate it.

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