Friday, February 28, 2020

Christine's Quilts

Late post going up today, sorry about that! I had to be up super early the past 2 days with my nursing students for their first clinical days and Friday snuck up on me.

These 6 quilt tops came to me from Christine in Florida for Covered in Love and I finished them recently.

Christine sent me all of her tops kitted up with backings and binding to match, perfectly ready to go!

This scrappy top, above, was the one that became my inspiration for my scrap buster string top. You can see the tutorial I uploaded for that here.

I really loved these two large, earthy colored batik quilts.  These 6 quilts already went to the hospital and will be finding their forever homes soon. 

Further down the page there's another quilt with partial seams made with beautiful Christmas fabrics.  While I was delivering this last batch Chaplain Perry told me a sweet story.

Months back we had sent up a Christmas quilt. I remember writing on here about how I hoped it would wind up with the perfect family.  Perry said they held on to it for quite a while before finally taking it to a family, kind of on impulse. 

The family was thrilled! And told them how the patient had loved Christmas and always hosted it at her house for her large family.  We continue to be amazed how the perfect quilt seems to find its way to each family!

Love these fabrics!

Happy weekend and Stay Warm!  You can look for the next blog drive post Sunday or Monday. 

Covered in Love is a 501(c)(3) charity that donates quilts to patients dying in the hospital, over 500 so far! The Jan/Feb drive is going on now.  Check out the main post HERE if you want to get involved. 

Linking to  Confessions of a Fabric Addict and Finished or Not Friday


  1. Those are lovely quilts, Kat! I loved the story about the Christmas quilt. I have a quilt top I would like to send you - it measures 48 x 60. Is that a size you could use? I had planned to finish it myself, but that is where my skills are lacking!

  2. What a fabulous batch of quilts, Kat!! Thanks for sharing the chaplain's story with us. SEW interesting how things work out, isn't it?!

  3. Beautiful quilts, Christine! I hope you stop by here to read the comments on how much we appreciate your generosity! And thanks, Kat and Perry, for sharing the Christmas quilt story. Every quilt has a perfect forever home :)

  4. A gigantic thank you to Christine for sending CiL all those beautiful quilts & the backings & bindings for the finishing. I know Kat greatly appreciates your generosity. What a beautiful story about the Christmas quilt. The perfect quilt for the families is not by is meant to be. Sundae looks so very, very comfortable wrapped up in those soft quilts....sweet dreams!

  5. Lovely quilts! and going to such worthy causes. I would like to know the size of the batik quilt - square, 5 x 5 blocks, partial seams. It's the fifth picture down from the top (many others are the same). This would make a great QOV quilt - just need to make it larger. Thank you.

  6. Lovely quilts, much loved by the recipients and their families. Love the sleeping stretched out kitty too!

  7. What a great charity and what awesome people you have helping you! Would you by any chance know the name of the pattern used for the first quilt pictured in this group?