Wednesday, October 31, 2012

She said Yes!!!!!


 Well, the big guy is at it again! Dan made this quilt based on a quilt in the book called "Modern Quilting", by Jacquie Gering and Katie Pederson. He prefers to work improvisationally, and this particular pattern gave him that opportunity. Included in the quilt are "ghost crosses".  All that means is that the crosses are made from the background fabric so you really cannot see them. I would have preferred to quilt it differently, but I needed to get it done in a hurry.

Below is a photo of the back of the quilt.  Dan sent his gal Rachel on a scavenger hunt throughout town. Each stop was a place that had special significance to their relationship. There were pictures, letters, ballons and a gift. Besides the ring, this is one of the gifts she found.


 She said yes!!

The quilt measures 64 X 64, so I would consider this a throw size. Actually, I consider it a "love" quilt, but aren't they all?  
By the way, you can check out more great quilts at Amy's Creative Side. This week is Blogger's Quilt Festival. It's for those of us who can't make it the Houston Show. Check it out by clicking the link!


Anonymous said...

Awww, that is so cool! Great quilt and WHAT a keepsake???? Love quilt is right!

purduepam said...

What an engagement idea.

CitricSugar said...

Yeah, that's all kinds of wonderful! I love that we have more and more great quilters who are men in our community... And I love sweet stories like this one.

Deb said...

Melt my heart! What a beautiful engagement idea and keepsake!

madorazio said...

Beautiful, Special Story and a beautiful love quilt!