7 Quilts for 7 Sisters (not quite, but pretty darn close!)

In May of 2015, my husband’s oldest sister unexpectedly passed away. It was a really rough time for everyone. I was super pregnant with our son and my husband didn’t feel like he could leave me to go to her funeral in a different state. Later on last year, I just got the feeling that I wanted to make a quilt for all of our sisters (I have 2, my husband has 4) as well as my mother-in-law. It was a ton of work and it was hard to give all of them away as I had made things I loved so much. Last week when my husband and I were in Boston visiting one of his sisters, I delivered the very last sister quilt!!!! It was so fun having more of a purpose in making quilts over the last year. There have been many that I’ve made for me or just for fun, but I am glad each of our sisters have a big hug to wrap themselves up in from me.

This was made for my youngest sister, who majored in english and has spent a great deal of her “adult” life editing. I used Zen Chic Modern Backgrounds Ink and made her a fun Flirty quilt by April Rosenthal.

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This was made for my oldest sister using V and Co. Simply Colorful and a Floret quilt pattern by Coriander Quilts.

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This was made for me initially, but one of my husband’s sisters loved it so much, I gave it to her. It’s a Clambake quilt by Thimbleblossoms made in Hello Darling. This was also the start of my gradient obsession.

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This was made for my husband’s sister who lives in Seattle using Gooseberry fabric and Cake Blossoms by Sterling Quilt co.

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This was made for one of my husband’s sisters who lives close by. I used Strawberry Fields Revisited and made another Flirty quilt by April Rosenthal.

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This is for my husband’s sister who lives in Boston. I used various Moda Bella solids from the V and Co and Kate Spain bundles and the Ruby quilt pattern by Gigi’s Thimble.

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