Friday, June 22, 2012

Love

I've added another Priority: Alzheimer's Quilt to my collection.

#9534 Love made by Yumi Tsuruta
Love was hand appliqu├ęd, hand pieced and hand quilted by the talented Yumi from Japan.  I love how the quilting lines echo the heart shape throughout.  

As much as I like making these mini quilts,  I also like supporting the Alzheimer's Art Quilt Initiative by purchasing them, especially ones made by quilters I "know". 

I have not met Yumi but feel like I know her from our mutual friend Michele.  Some day the three of us will quilt together....even if it is virtually via Skype!

5 comments:

  1. Yumi will be so thrilled! I loved that one. Glad it found a good home.

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  2. Awesome and fun! Love the colors and puffy letters and the way the quilting echoes the word.

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  3. Rene,
    Thanks for addopting my baby. Meet me on Skype near future.

    Yumi

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  4. Yumi is an amazing quilter and such a wonderful facebook friend. I am so delighted to have her join in my/our Liberated Quilting Challenge group. The libquilters yahoo message board quilters have asked so many questions about her quilts after I uploaded them into my group album..she's a mini celebrity right now! We love you, Yumi! And you, Missy...this is a wonderful purchase and right now we truly need buyers and love them (you) dearly. Way to go, Rene'!

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