Monday, March 19, 2012

Little Boy Memory Wall Hanging

Some dear friends of ours lost their 16-month-old son Braxten several weeks ago. My mom wanted to do something for the family, so she asked for some of his clothes to make a memory quilt out of. She came up with this wall hanging:


She made it after the old-fashioned "Sun Bonnet Sam" style. All of the hats and pants were made out of a pair of Braxten's jeans. Each of the shirts came from Braxten's shirts. The little black shoes were made to look like Braxten's Nike shoes. The dog, fish, train, and heart were inspired by stories from his childhood. Isn't this such a sweet tribute to a sweet little boy?

I think I need one made out of my son's baby clothes, too!

5 comments:

  1. That is so precious. They will love it.

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  2. Wow- what an amazing idea! I'm sure this will make their family so happy just to know how much love was put into this quilt. I can't imagine what they must be going through right now. Your mom had a great idea.

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  3. What a great idea. So heartbreaking... it must mean a lot for the family to have something tangible to remember their son.

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  4. This is so precious! I will always remember this for the future... what a great memory keepsake! That family will cherish it for many generations!

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