88" x 102"

Date: 2004

While my son, Danny's, girls were still young, I thought it might be a good idea to make their "grown-up" quilts.  Making plans, I decided to ask about style and color and Christina said "Grandma, I Just Love Blue".  So I began.  Because I had no time limit, I collected blues and made a block and stacked it away.  No pressure.  The collection grew and I finally decided it was time to assemble them. Each block is different and has 102 pieces.  I enjoyed the complexity of the pattern and the look of the final project.  It was several years before I was able to pass the quilt on to her, because she'd finally grown up!

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This shows a close up of the quilt and a glimpse of the quilting...these large quits are always a challenge when you quilt on a small machine.

Because of the fact that I used a pattern, and the purpose of the quilt I only displayed it locally, but it won 2nd place in Redwood Acres Fair 04, and Best of Show in the Humboldt County Fair 04.  That made me happy, because of all the sentiment and work that went into the quilt.