David's 21st Birthday Quilt
My son's 21st birthday was Oct. 26, 2007. The phoenix is a meaningful symbol for his life. I searched for an image of a phoenix to use for this quilt, and found a lovely painting online by artist Marina Petro. The background fabric was hand-painted, and the rest of the image was appliqued. Like Annie's 21st Birthday Quilt, I collected letters from family and friends (and pets!) to piece together for the backing. Doing a pictorial quilt was a real stretch for me. I love the way it turned out, and so does David! Image used with permission of the artist.
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