Dia de los Muertos Birthday

Happy Birthday to our daughter, Sarah!

Today is All Souls Day, a day when we remember those who have gone before us.

Last week, Kevin and I went to the pioneer cemetery in town for a photo shoot of Sarah’s birthday quilt with Dia de los Muertos fabric.  The quilt pattern can be found here.

Quilt by tree

I was super lucky to find a back that I was pretty sure would match at Joann’s for $3/yard.  It’s a Denyse Schmidt fabric and yes, it did match.Back of Quilt

Quilt close up

I’m pretty sure this is where the quit took on a really nasty stain on the back.  It did come out with scrubbing and a washing.

Quilt folded tree

Quilt side view

Here’s a “behind the scenes” look.

Ann Cemetary

2 Responses to “Dia de los Muertos Birthday”

  1. quiltcharette Says:

    Looks like a fun day and a fun quilt for your daughter. 🙂

  2. Patti Peregrina Says:

    Sarah,you are a lucky girl. That quilt is just gorgeous!! AnnMarie, I am amazed at the colors you put together on your quilts! Every one turns out just perfect! I Love the day of the dead quilt and the colors and pattern!

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