The gift of a quilt is an act of love not because it involves sharing something we have made, but because it is a request, an act of hope that despite distance, giver and recipient will remain connected. That is why I call quilts selfish gifts; they are as much for the maker as they are for those they are given to.
What do you say when gifting a quilt?
60+ Quilt Label Quotes & Sayings for All Occasions
- When you sleep under this quilt, you sleep under a blanket of love.
- From my hands… to your heart.
- The best kind of sleep beneath Heaven above/ Is under a quilt, handmade with love.
- May this quilt warm your body and comfort your soul.
- Memories stitched with love.
Should I wash a quilt before giving it as a gift?
Top Reasons To Wash: wash so that new recipients don't think they ruined the quilt when they wash and dry [and the quilt crinkles] wash to get rid of any pet hair, dirt from being basted on a floor, oils from hands, etc. wash to get rid of chemicals in the fabric. wash to remove glue basting or spray basting residue.
What does a quilt symbolize?
Quilts represent connections, family, stability, and expression of the creative spirit that allowed women to overcome hardships. Quilts are recognized as symbols of these feminine and family values.
How do you give a quilt as a gift?
Depending on the size of the quilt and how it is being delivered, it's either rolled or folded, tied with a ribbon and placed in a gift bag. A little hand-written note including care instructions if needed (or you can use these handy Gift Tags and Care Labels!) and it's all ready to be handed over.
How to gift a baby quilt?
Next. Number two i always always always add a quilt history form with the quilts when i give them. This is your opportunity to tell them why you did what you did.