Seamstress provides story of the wedding dress quilt

Posted July 14, 2015 at 6:51 pm

Our only grandson Ben married October 15, 2011.

A year after the wedding, Ben came back to Missouri from Detroit bringing his wife’s wedding dress. He asked if I would make a quilt from the dress. With some hesitation I said “yes” and he left it at my house.

I hung it in its bag in the basement and started gathering ideas and suggestions. Mostly I got no ideas or answers about how to do the project.

Ben came back for a visit in one more year and asked about the project. I ask him what his and Sherry’s vision for the quilt was. He described one they had seen together in squares

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