April 4 ~ Quilt of the Day

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Memory Quilt by Veronica, walterandveronica

Here’s a close-up view of the house on Veronica’s quilt, created as a Christmas gift for her in-laws. She used custom fabric for the house, printed with “memories of their 4 children… of the house that they lived in for over 25 years.”

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84 Responses to April 4 ~ Quilt of the Day

  1. alexandra says:

    THis is such a gorgeous quilt! I’ll have to keep this in mind for a housewarming present!

  2. Amber W says:

    what a great idea!

  3. Bmomof2 says:

    what a great way to honor such a challenging milestone in a family’s life – how sweet!

  4. Michele says:

    Beautiful!

  5. Lori says:

    I love that quilt!! And the writing on the house is pure genius!!

  6. Angela says:

    that is a awesome idea!!!!

  7. Leah says:

    That is a wonderful gift and I love the new ways people are using stripes and solids and groups of colors. It’s just lovely!

  8. Faith says:

    I have never thought to interupt the rows like that. How intersting. I like it.

  9. susan h says:

    lovin the inspiration!

  10. Sara says:

    So thoughtful. I like the horizontal changes in color.

  11. Stacie says:

    What an amazing gift! Just gorgeous!

  12. kern says:

    What a unique and thoughtful gift.

  13. Megan Presley says:

    What a neat idea!

  14. Veronica says:

    How creative!

  15. Katie says:

    Wow, what a lovely gift this would make.

  16. Jessica says:

    I love this house idea.

  17. Elizabeth says:

    What a beautiful idea and a beautiful quilt! :)

  18. sharon says:

    A truly wonderful quilt! Sharonj.

  19. Kimberly says:

    What an amazing idea!

  20. Christine says:

    This is such a special present.

  21. delitealex says:

    what a great gift.

  22. Brenda says:

    Love this idea!

  23. Deanna says:

    One of my favorite things about quilts is how they hold memories and make memories at the same time.

  24. SofiAlgarvia says:

    What a wonderful quilt!
    I dream of doing something so meanfull as this for my home… One day I will!!!

  25. Nichole says:

    Clever idea – love how the memories are captured where they can be read often and remembered.

  26. abbie says:

    What a beautiful quilt! Such a fun idea for a gift!

  27. that’s a precious gift!

  28. AnneC says:

    This will surely become a family heirloom – it is lovely

  29. Cristi says:

    I just love how the different prints go together so well!!

  30. Rachel says:

    what a clever idea to print on the fabric!

  31. Cara says:

    There’s something so special about a memory quilt. And the idea of custom printed fabric to create one isn’t one I’d seen before. That’s getting filed away.

  32. Bethany says:

    Beautiful quilt! Great idea for custom fabric.

  33. Ethne says:

    What a cool idea

  34. That’s beautiful, I love the touches on the house!

  35. PeachRainbow says:

    this is the first time I see such a sentimental value being attached to a quilt and the effort put to print a custom fabric like this is invaluable!

  36. Alexis says:

    What a great idea!

  37. Susanne says:

    What a lovely keepsake!

  38. Diana says:

    What a cute quilt, I’m just starting my first quilt, so this is inspirational! thx!

  39. Jodi says:

    What a fantastic quilt! And a beautiful gift idea! I would be thrilled to give (or receive) something like this.

  40. Beth says:

    I am so into houses right now! I just did a mini art quilt of a house that’s hanging on my fridge. Love the clean lines used in this one!

  41. alisha says:

    What a beautiful and thoughtful gift.

  42. C. Michele says:

    I love this quilt. So beautiful!

  43. Nezabudkina says:

    What a sweet and thoughtful gift!

  44. Kelli says:

    What a treasure!

  45. Courtney says:

    Wow, what a beautiful quilt!

  46. Anne Marie says:

    What a wonderful quilt.

  47. Morgan says:

    Stunning gift!

  48. ~Helena~ says:

    That is such a lovely quilt and idea.

  49. Tara Boos says:

    Very cool idea. I like how you outlined the house to make it stand out nicely. Are there little sentences written in it too? I am sure they adore your thoughtful loving creativity!

  50. Kadybug says:

    That is a wonderful idea!

  51. Marcia W. says:

    This is a thoughtful gift — nice work.

  52. Laura says:

    I really like the striping!

  53. LisaC says:

    What a great scrap quilt! The house is so neat.

  54. happy says:

    It is a lovely quilt, I always admire people who finished a quilt. she/he must be very patience.

  55. Kelli says:

    Wow–very thoughtful and creative. Great job, Veronica!!

  56. Sylvie says:

    Super cute! I love this quilt!

  57. Jessica B says:

    Very nice! What a special way to share memories.

  58. Kelly B. says:

    Love it!

  59. Melissa says:

    What a wonderful thoughtful gift!

  60. Holly says:

    Wow, what a beautiful gift!

  61. Very nice!

  62. Deb V says:

    What a unique idea. I have never seen this done before.

  63. gina Snyder says:

    Oh, count me in, I would love to win!

    Hugs,
    Gina

  64. Margaret Hurst says:

    great quilt! Unique and great colors.

  65. Sorahart says:

    That’s alot of work to go to for in-laws! :)

  66. DebbieKL says:

    Very neat! I thought the house was a plain blue fabric until I looked closer.

  67. Katrina H says:

    What a great gift!

  68. Erica says:

    That is an amazing quilt and a wonderful idea!

  69. Southern Gal says:

    What a great idea for a quilt.

  70. Sara says:

    adorable idea and I really enjoyed browsing your website Veronica!! Love the before and afters of the furniture!

  71. Upstatelisa says:

    It’s wonderful!!!

  72. Krista says:

    This is a sweet and sentimental idea. Very creative and I bet it is treasured!

  73. Kaye Prince says:

    I love the idea of custom printing the fabric with memories – that is just awesome! And I really like all of the different fabrics, the colour variation really works!

  74. Katie B says:

    What an incredible gift!

  75. Becca says:

    This is so neat. Definitely a treasure!

  76. Ramona says:

    What a great gift!! Thanks for sharing.

  77. Mary M says:

    So cool!

  78. Andi says:

    I love the idea of incorporating the memories onto the fabric itself. Beautiful!

  79. Rene says:

    Cute

  80. Tong says:

    Such a cute and sweet quilt!

  81. Katie A. says:

    I love the stripes of matching colors! I’ve been wanting to do a color-blocked quilt for a while and haven’t found a format I liked… I might have to quiltlift those stripes!

  82. Melissa says:

    What an amazing gift idea!

  83. Karo says:

    what a lovely idea! <3

  84. What an incredible quilt and very, very special gift! So thoughtful and creative!

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