My grandmother Florence Nichols taught me to sew and knit before I went to school. This early exposure to working with fiber led to a life-long love of fiber arts.
Shortly after I began creating quilts, I joined the Cotton Boll Quilt Guild. An early challenge was to complete an appliqued teacup from a pattern distribute each month for a year. I chose fabrics that reminded me of the teacups in my grandmother’s collection.
Once the twelve squares were finished, I was determined to make the completed piece special. I found the solution in the china cabinet which had belonged to my husband’s Grandma Euly. The wall hanging shows the teacups proudly displayed in this cabinet, honoring two special women.
The china cabinet and wall hanging bring back memories of both our families.
”The china cabinet and wall hanging bring back memories of both our families.Cynthia Reinke