I made this card to take to my Gran. I was thinking about her mom (my Great-Grandma) and how she made quilts. All by hand. I love quilts. They’re so comforting to me. (More than comforters, ha!)
One time my Grandma, her sister, my sister and I all made quilts for our beds. I think I was maybe 14? Can’t remember.
I still have mine, even though it’s for a twin bed. (And there are no twin beds to be found in our house.)
Do you have things you’ve saved even though you don’t use them — only because you made them with someone you love?
Resources: Hero Arts flower stamp from the Sweet Threads Thank You set (CL511, available in April). Fabriano notecard. Pearls also by Hero. Not sure where I got the sticker, I’ve had it for a while now, just saving it for the right moment. I think it’s by Cosmo Cricket. I used Momento markers by Tsukineko to color directly on the stamp, then I misted it with water and stamped it on white cardstock.
22 Replies to “Thinking of my Grandma. And quilts.”
Love your beautiful colorful card! I’m certain your gran will love it too!
What a wonderful card – and what a happy memory, too – sure to bring some cheer to your Grandma!
I have a number of things, some small, some big, that I don’t use but couldn’t possibly part with, all because they remind me of a special person and/or time.
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