Even though I give away most of my quilts, many still grace my home.
One of my favorite quilts hangs in my kitchen. I can see it from where I stand to cook and also every time I walk through my kitchen to my sewing room. It just makes me happy:
This quilt tells the story of a very difficult time in my life and quilting my story helped me through it. I tell the story of the creation of this quilt HERE.
For the observant among you, yes this quilt is held to the wall with tacks. I did this because I am lazy. I felt less guilty about doing so when I discovered this was how they hang the quilts at the Tokyo Quilt Festival! Seen with my own eyes:
This tack is at the bottom right corner of this quilt:
Have you every quilted a deeply personal quilt? Do you treasure the result, or did you need to make the quilt and leave it behind (I can see both sides of that one)?