memory lane 2

quilt made in 2001 – in memory of my mother, henderika afiena niebuur, nee hulzebos

started just before she died of cancer and completed 2 months later

hand appliquéd; hand quilted

pencil drawing by my dad, jan hendrik niebuur, on the left

8 thoughts on “memory lane 2

    • Stitching is so therapeutic, and I wanted to celebrate her life, even though I knew I would miss her terribly! So the choice of bright colours, the hearts quilted on the log cabin centres, the birds and the butterflies, the thrifty use of scraps and the flowers all helped me do that =)


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