“I have built the collection over forty years. There are quilts from the mid-nineteenth century through to the 1950s. I only bought the most special pieces that I could not reproduce myself. The quilts were sitting in a closet gathering dust. It is wonderful to get them to people who will appreciate and treasure them. We have shipped quilts as far away as Japan!”
With the success of selling antique quilts, the pair has added Louise’s new quilts to their Ebay inventory. “ These quilts are my newest product. They are made of t-shirt pieces leftover from Memory Quilt commissions. They have a soft cuddly nature that makes a great quilt. It’s a modern material adapted to the great tradition of handmade quilts.”
The new t-shirt remnant quilts are one-of-a-kind individually designed and pieced by Louise and hand quilted by Amish women. You can see the quilts currently available at the Ebay listing: http://shop.ebay.com/
Louise Silk, founder of SilkQuilt, resides and works in Pittsburgh, PA. For over forty years she has been creating art that celebrates the loving and healing capacity of spirit. She began making Memory Quilts by commission when she personally experienced the transformational healing power resident in the process of selecting, cutting and re-stitching clothing into quilts to mourn the loss of her parents. She is the author of "The Quilting Path: A Guide to Spiritual Discovery through Fabric, Thread, and Kabbalah." published by SkyLightPaths Publishing.
For more information:
Louise’s Ebay listings: http://shop.ebay.com/
Louise’s website: http://www.silkquilt.com/
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Located in Pittsburgh, PA, Louise Silk of SilkQuilt produces custom quilts for agencies, families, and individuals that celebrate the love and healing capacity of spirit. She is also the author of "The Quilting Path" about which she lectures and teaches.