Quite a while back I found a free pattern with stitcheries of the words from 1 Corinthians 3:4-8 - the one that goes "Love is patient, Love is Kind...." and some flowers.
I knew my eldest daughter (DD1) would love it one day when the time was right . . . so I started it.
Then I saw a pattern from Val Laird and knew it would go well with the other bits. (They became the corner blocks)
When she got engaged I thought I'd make it as a wedding quilt.
A few years later her Maid of Honour got married and when asked what she would like for a present she said "Oh a quilt like yours!"...so I made #2
One of the DD1's bridesmaids was already married when DD1 got married, but the other 2 are now married...so I have made versions 3, 4 and 5.
I don't think I will need to make this one for DD2...and that is probably a good thing!!!
I did these all in tandem - knowing that if I completed one the next one/two would be that much harder. I must admit I am pleased they are finished.
Here is a slightly better / closer photo of the pink one
One thing that I didn't think to do on the original quilt was to combine the names like this: