Last night my Mum and I were chatting on Skype and she asked me if I'd mind very much if she opened her Christmas present from me early. I understood immediately why she'd want to do this - you see she knows that her present, which arrived safely and has been sitting under her Christmas tree now for last the last two weeks, is a Memory Quilt that I have made for her using my Dad's shirts.
Mum knew that seeing the quilt would be quite emotional for her (and for me too) and so we decided that she'd open her present right then, just the two of us together over Skype.
It was a very special time for both of us and I can tell you that Mum loves the quilt and we had a lovely two hours chatting with her wrapped in her Memory Quilt in England and me wrapped in my Juicebox Sofa Quilt in America.
I am thrilled to now be able to share photos of the quilt with you here on my blog.
For My Dad
18 August 1925 - 5 May 2012