Daily Archives: July 27, 2013

Confessions of a Quilt-aholic: How I Honor My Mother

So, this is a hard time of year fro me because 20 years ago my mother started getting sick, and then in November of 1993 she passed away from stomach cancer. She sewed quite a bit. She made a lot of my clothes as a kid, and she made a lot of her own dresses. She also did a lot of crafts. I remember her making these really cool baskets out of ribbons. They were quite awesome! I wish I knew how to make them, or even that I had a picture of them. She also made angels for the Christmas trees of nearly everyone in my family. So when people ask me why I started sewing or why I am into crafts, I say, ‘because my Mother was.’

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