May 02, 2018

Quilt Blocks for Mother's Day

In North American (and hopefully elsewhere around the world), the second Sunday in May is a special day to celebrate mothers.

Mother's Day was originated by Anna Jarvis in the early 1900s. Anna had even copyrighted the day. However, she was quite appalled at how the day she had originated as a tribute to her own mother, took on the life of a commercial venture, which continues to a far greater scope today.

Here are three different quilt blocks that you might enjoy sewing -- perhaps as a tribute to your own mother. Check out each of the pages by clicking on the images to see sample quilt layouts for each quilt block.

P.S. It's a little early, but Happy Mother's Day to my Mom, up there over the rainbow.

Mother's Choice quilt block image © Wendy Russell
Mother's Choice quilt block

Mother's Own quilt block image © Wendy Russell
Mother's Own quilt block

Mother's Favorite quilt block image © Wendy Russell
Mother's Favorite quilt block

All images © W. Russell,

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