Rainbow Blooming Nine Patch

This was originally posted over at Suture for a Living on January 29, 2010.

 

 

My friend Vivian asked me to make a quilt for her grand-daughter K.  Vivian speaks of K as her daughter and is raising her as such.  K’s mother (Vivian’s daughter) died a few years ago leaving both of them stunned with grief.   Yet Vivian is one of the most hopeful, resilient people I know.  I was very happy to make the quilt for her.

I choose to make her a bright quilt.  The result is this rainbow blooming nine patch.  It is 45 in X 54 in.  It is machine pieced and quilted.

This near photo shows some of the very simple cross-hatched quilting done.

I found some wonderful fabric for the backing/binding which looks to me like fireworks exploring in all the colors of the rainbow.  

The world needs more people like Vivian.

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About rlbates

plastic surgeon who quilts, loves family, dog person, walks/jogs, a work-in-progress
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