Friday, August 15, 2014

A Farewell Quilt

Recently the associate pastor at my church accepted  a position in another church...in Hawaii! The quilters sent his family off in style with a double-sided quilt. I called it the Coming and Going Quilt.
 
The going side is the Swoon pattern, using the fabric line "Safari Moon". It represents where the family is going to...islands of bright colors surrounded by a sea of blue.
 
The coming side is a signature quilt made with disappearing four patch blocks. It represents where the family is coming from, and it is signed by all the families in my church. The sentiments were so special, from how this family made an impact on different people, to light-hearted comments, such as "save me a spot on the beach"!
 
This family was sent off with much love and a special quilt!
 
for a Whoop Whoop finish!

5 comments:

PugMom said...

What a lovely gift! Your pastor has certainly been sent off in style.

Mari said...

Beautiful quilt! I'm sure they will love this reminder in their new home!

Michelle said...
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Michelle said...

Apologies. I deleted my first comment because I could not find a way to edit the typos.

What a beautiful quilt! Really love the design of the blocks on the "going," and the signature side gives the quilt extra significance. I am sure the family will treasure it.

And great color!

August 17, 2014 at 5:14 PM

Christine S said...

This is absolutely beautiful!