Name Quilt #162

Name Quilt #162

Name Quilt #162

Quilted by: Robbi Joy Eklow (Third Lake, IL)

Names collected at: International Quilt Festival (Houston, TX) 2009

Width: about 6 inches Length: about 7 feet

Materials/Techniques: Approximately 55 mostly cotton patches, wrong side out, with names of people who have/had Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia. Names were written by friends and family. It is machine quilted. This quilt is part of "Alzheimer's Illustrated: From Heartbreak to Hope," a traveling exhibit of 236 quilts sponsored by the Alzheimer's Art Quilt Initiative. The exhibit has been touring since 2011.

This quilt has a narrow tab on the top with Velcro for hanging in the exhibit.

This quilt earned $75.00 for the AAQI.

For a transcribed list of names on this quilt click: here.