Do you remember, in September, I was asking for quilt blocks? My friend Lizzie was making a quilt for her friend Sue, a quilter of many years who is terminally ill, and who, through her quilting life, has given many handmade quilts to many people, yet never received any.
I sent in the blocks I received to Lizzie, and many people sent their blocks direct..
In fact 123 of them !!!
Lizzie made this absolute beautiful quilt with a selection. She was overwhelmed with blocks and had enough for several quilts, so she made a front and a backing, then the rest were donated to the NZ earthquake appeal that Cat is taking part in. The horrible earthquakes in Christchurch NZ have affected many families and many families with children. So if your block has not been used in this particular quilt, it is going to a very good home and keeps on helping!
Just look at the quilt, isn't it beautiful??
And this is the back;
Rebecca Vollmann offered to do all the quilting and she has done a marvellous job with different patterns and colours of thread.
Lizzie listed a rollcall on the side of all the names and countries...
and made the most gorgeous label !
All and all an absolute masterpiece! I can't wait to hear what Sue's face looked like when she is receiving this. She has not received it yet as it is a long car journey for Lizzie but as soon as she can she will go and see her. However,I did not want to wait and show you the finished quilt now!
It's glorious Lizzie! A project well completed!
(all photo's courtesy of Lizzie and taken from her facebook)
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