Victims

After 15 months of work, my Victims quilt is complete.  The finished quilt is 112″ square and is too large for me to adequately photograph. Each 8″ block contains the name of a victim of a major mass shooting event in the U.S. I chose to focus on events that claimed the lives of more […]

In Memory

Today is the fourth anniversary of the shooting at Sandy Hook elementary in Connecticut. I’m just full of good cheer, right?  I hadn’t realized how devastatingly close the shooting was to Christmas and Hanukkah until the other day when I was double checking my list of names for the Victims quilt to make sure that […]

New Name for “No More Names”

I have come up with a good alternative name for my previously-named “No More Names” quilt. I am thinking of calling it simply “Victims.”  I decided that I don’t need to make the overt statement about the purpose of the quilt by calling it “No More Names.”  Instead, I can let the victims speak for […]

New Project – No More Names Quilt

I started a new quilt, though it’s not a happy one.  The week after the attack at the night club in Orlando, I was sitting at my machine, sewing the very pretty blue and white quilt for my bedroom and thinking about the news.  I found myself just heart sick thinking about how epidemic the […]