I'm not positive if I've posted about Abby's quilt yet. (And yes, I'm always too lazy to go back and browse to answer my own question. Maybe I should have used the "labels" option early on.)
We're making her a love quilt (accurately named a signature quilt or friendship quilt but I like my name more). We invited friends to send in pieces of fabric to be included in the quilt. I am overwhelmed and filled with love by the response we've gotten. I know I'm going to cry when it's done, what a wonderful show of affection for our sweet girl.
Now I just have to figure out how to incorporate this much fabric into one quilt. We had originally planned to put a border on the back with the name of each person/family by the fabric that they gave. The front would simply be a mix of lovely fabrics. Now Trever thinks that he might want the names on the front, hugged by the givers fabric. Yes, I let him make these decisions. Either way will be wonderful, if I end up really liking one pattern over another then I'll choose. Otherwise it's just too hard for me to decide.
And I'm SO thankful for a friend who has offered to embroider each name. She clearly has NO idea what she is getting herself into. We need to coordinate so I can make this as "easy" as possible for her. I may need to have two people working on it... I had no idea to anticipate so many people would reach out for this project.
I can't wait to take a picture of Abby curled up on this beautiful blanket. It'll be out in our home constantly while she is around. And it will be a beautiful reminder of the love that surrounded her when she is gone.