The top left block in this collage has some cross-stitch flowers and my name stitched by me, but my grandmother actually applique'd the Sunbonnet Sue. These are some of my other favorites--my mom cross-stitched the chicken and milk jug on her Sue block...and I love the flowers embroidered by one of Grandma's friends.
This is the Christmas quilt that started my
My grandmother is very good at making labels for her quilts, and this one has an embroidered label as well as one with the logo from the 150th celebration year.
This last quilt has always been known as grandma's Bow Tie quilt. My grandfather always wore bow ties...I don't ever recall him wearing any other. He often wore brown as well. My grandmother made this quilt for and in honor of him, but sadly she didn't finish it before he passed away. But Grandma accomplished her purpose in making this quilt--I never walk in and see it on the wall without thinking of my Grandfather.