LaLa's Quilt

I made this quilt for my grandma that we've always called LaLa.  When I was growing up, her parents lived really close and we would go over to their house for holidays.  After they passed away and we were going through their possessions, I remember finding letters.  They from my great-grandpa to my great-grandma when they were first married and he had to work across the state.  When I saw this fabric and noticed that they had images of postage stamps and handwritten addresses it brought this back into my mind.

I used a pattern that reminded me of stained glass and has a neat effect when you look at it from afar.  

Here is the close up of the quilting.  I used a new to me loop-dy-loop quilting that went pretty well.  

I backed it in two prints I had in my stash that went with the colors from the front.  I called this quilt "Love Letters" because of the memories that it ties together.  

1 comment:

  1. I love this quilt -- it is very special since Brittney was thinking of my parent's early life together. My mother was also a quilter and made quilts with her children and grandchildren. And my father's mother, Josephine Moix, was also a quilter and made quilts for her grandchildren - don't know what happened to mine but it was red, white and blue.