The quilt measures 64" x 71"

LEAPING FOR THE FEATHERS

Fiber Artist:  Sue Senerchia
Artist:  Jane Miller


Quilted Block

Sue Senerchia wrote this about her block:  My Mitch LOVED feathers.  George, my husband, has a drawer in his workshop full of feathers and Mitch would lay right in front of it for a good hour "willing" it to open!  We have lots of waterfowl on our property so feathers are really easy to come by.  If Mitch would be fenced into his play yard and a feather was on the outside of the fence, he'd bark and bark and bark until someone would take pity on him and retrieve the feather and give it to him.  He never ate them - just gnawed on them.

Original Drawing
Unquilted Block

Mitch passed away on April 17th at the age of 9.5.  Not a day goes by that we don't think of him.  Mitch was buried with tons of feathers and to this day, we have bouquets of feathers on his burial spot. Here are a few photos of Mitch and his feathers.


Mitch's Feather Bouquet

Here are some progress photos of Sue's block:

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6 comments :

  1. Thank you so much, Jane! We miss you, Mitch - every hour of every day! We love you, buddy♥

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  2. Ahh sweet Mitch!! what a great way to give him honor with his feathers. awesome work.

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  3. I just love this block and the inspiration for it. This block is a wonderful way to remember Mitch. Thank you Sue and Jane for a great block!

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  4. This brought me to tears. What a beautiful tribute. ❤️

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