BC: This book is a collection of photographs of quilts made with artistry and love by Mary Lou Powell
FC: Mom's Quilting Room
1: To Mom With appreciation for the hundreds of hours you spent sewing love into our quilts. From your kids, grandkids, and great grands. We all love you. | Christmas 2012
2: Parker's baby "Blankie" One of Mary Lou Powell's first quilts
3: This much-loved quilt still sleeps with Parker.
4: Parker's Wildlife quilt
5: Leslyn's pocket quilt folds up into a pillow
6: Leslyn's pink quilt
7: Leslyn's blue quilt
9: Lesley's quilt "Hummingbirds in Flight" This quilt won first place in the Pensacola Quilt Show.
10: Lesley's wall hanging "Autumn Leaves"
11: Lesley's wall hanging
12: Grant's baby quilt
13: Grant's quilt "Bow ties"
14: Grant's quilt Note from Lesley: "Mother & I took a class at GSQA in Baton Rouge. We traded squares so that Mom's was white and mine black. This is the white one."
15: Kristen's "Quillow" "To the right is the front unfolded! on the back side there is a little pouch... perfect for snuggling your feet into! It folds into a pillow! It was my first quilt..."
16: Kelsey's quilt "Purple is my favorite color. This quilt won first prize!"
17: Matt and Kelsey at the altar, Scottish wedding ceremony 07/12/03 | Matt and Kelsey's house-warming gift 1st home - 2003
18: Brianna Lynn 10/17/08, "the first great grandchild!" | Tyson Robert 05/24/12
19: Kieren Nell 8/13/10, "second great grandchild!"
20: Wes's quilt "another blue ribbon! If you look closely, each corner represents water, sky, etc."
22: Eric's baby quilt
23: Eric's quilt "This quilt was given to me as a high school graduation present"
24: Cara's baby quilt
25: Cara' s quilt "This is a graduation gift from Grandma Powell that was pieced by her and hand quilted by my Grandma Stones and Aunt Melanie."
26: "I remember this fabric from childhood. Was it curtains?" | "Mom pieced it, then sent it to Terry's Mother & sister, Melanie, to hand quilt."
27: Hallie and Terry's quilt "Two Grandma's Card Trick"
28: Hallie's wall hanging "Christmas Poinsettias"
29: Hallie's Christmas tree skirt | Hallie's pocket quilt folds up into a pillow
30: Jonathan's baby quilt "The fishy blanket"
31: Jonathan's quilt
32: Aaron's baby quilt
33: Aaron's quilt "Balloon"
34: "Soft back" | Christopher's quilt "Jeans" "Pay no attention to the stains/rips... I was instructed to use this quilt roughly." | "My name and a jean pocket"
35: Linda's quilt
36: Sepia tones used to show that each corner has one of the four winds designed in the quilting stitches.
37: Matt's quilt "The Four Winds"
38: Matt's big quilt
40: This quilt...
41: ... and the ones on the following pages all live at Mom's house.
42: "Peek A Boo!"
43: The quilt at right provided stained glass during St. Andrews' early days in the trailer.
45: "This wall hanging is Mom's Christmas tree -- makes it really easy to decorate!" | his quilt provided a stained glass window at St. Andrews in the early days in the trailer.
48: "This was pieced by Mary Lou's grandmother. Mom hand quilted it."
49: "The frames for these screens were made by our Dad, Floyd."
52: Ohio quilt "This quilt represents all of the places that Mother and Daddy served in Ohio."
53: "These were the houses where we lived."