Quilting memories

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather

This is something for all those who have lost someone they love, or who know someone who has lost someone.

I have an elderly neighbor, who does quilting for family members. She told me the other day, that she is quilting a ‘throw’ for a relative who lost her husband recently, and brought some of his clothes to her, to make into a small quilt.

I thought, ‘how wonderful! what a warm, enduring way to cherish a loved one’s’ clothes that they loved!’

Another friend, said I should share this with the readers of the ‘Miner’, so they could take advantage of this idea, if they wanted to preserve a loved one’s’ clothes. Instead of giving away most of their things, why not make a ‘Memory Quilt’? The idea of always having it around, to show others, and to wrap themselves in it, could be a most comforting way to remember the one they loved.

If you know someone who quilts, all the better. If not, maybe someone else knows someone who does quilting.

 /s/La Norma Raaum

San Manuel

To comment on this article and others  visit the Copper Area News Facebook or send us an email at CBNSun@MinerSunBasin.com

admin (7657 Posts)


facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather
facebooktwitterby feather

Comments are closed.

  • Stories Just Posted

    Letter to the Editor: Thank You for the Grief Support

    20 hours ago
    by

    Dear Editor, Cobre Valley Regional Medical Center would like to send a sincere “Thank You” to Copper Communities Hospice, Gemini […]


    From ADOT: Overnight delays expected on US 60 between Superior and Globe/Miami July 27-29

    20 hours ago
    by

    Motorists traveling on US 60 between Superior and Globe/Miami should allow extra travel time and plan for short delays overnight […]


    Vantage West Awards Scholarships to Five Local Students

    20 hours ago
    by

    TUCSON– Vantage West Credit Union (www.vantagewest.org), Southern Arizona’s largest credit union, has awarded five local high school graduates with scholarships […]


    Cobre Valley Regional Medical Center Nurse Wins “2015 Chris Blackert Outstanding Rural Nurse of the Year Award”

    20 hours ago
    by

    Cobre Valley Regional Medical Center would like to proudly announce a wonderful achievement made by one of our Directors: Debra […]


  • Stories Just For You

    San Manuel Little League to disband

    January 29th, 2014
    by

    Residents of San Manuel, I absolutely hate to be the messenger regarding this particular topic. As much as I dislike […]


    Where has all the live music gone?

    January 29th, 2014
    by

    Hey! There’s a dance Saturday night! Good! Who’s playing? A disc jockey. Nothing against D.J.s, but what about a band […]


    Remember those Grandparents – please have mercy!

    January 15th, 2014
    by

    Many of you have grand-parents residing locally who are aging in their 60’s 70’s & 80’s. What fond memories of […]


    Supervisor looking forward to coming year

    January 15th, 2014
    by

    First of all, let me wish each and every one of you in District 1 a very Happy New Year. […]


  • Facebook

  • [Advertisement.]
  • Arizona Headlines & Current Weather