My client and I first discussed the idea for this quilt one year ago. She wanted a recreation of the scene she remembered her grandfather setting up under their Christmas tree when she was a child. We conferred over almost every detail; the size of the gingerbread men, the placment of the beads, the little figurines.
It was my goal to have it in her hands before Thanksgiving this year. Considering when I started, that would not seem to have been much of a challenge, but this year has been extraordinarily busy and she was incredibly patient and understanding. It really was a joy helping her recreate this cherished Christmas memory. So here it is:
|Under the Tree, 2010 by Jacqueine Bryant Campbell|
27" x 47"