About four years ago I caught quilt fever from a dear friend.
My husband and I took 2 sons and a foster son, on a trip to
Yellowstone National Park to visit my dear friend and her husband.
This dear friend, Gerda, took me to some quilt shops in the area.
She LOVED to quilt. And I should say that she caught the fever from her
Now, mind you, I DID know how to use a sewing machine.
I DID like to make things for my home.
I had even made some quilts.
I did not have the fever like my friend or her daughter-in-law.
That summer I CAUGHT IT!
I caught it BAD.
AND the fever has not ABATED!
took a tub of scraps Gerda had given me and we
I really wanted the boys all to have one and it was a fun
summer project to involve them in.
This one was made by my son who was in 7th grade at the time.
My foster son also made one and took it with him when he
went to live with some relatives. I'm super happy that
he has a piece of that summer with him now.
My son LOVED that wolf fabric. He sewed the strips together
and I think I put them together with those long strips to help.
The boys tied the quilts with yarn.
AND they LOVED them!