Thursday, July 1, 2010

Remember Us, #4927, AAQI Online Auction July 1-10


Remember Us, Mixed Media Art Quilt, 9" x 12"
© 2010 Fannie Narte

"Remember Us" is included in this month's 10-day AAQI Online Auction to benefit Alzheimer's research.

The following words were free-motion stitched onto the background of this quilt. "Remember Us" was stitched in black; the remaining text was stitched in yellow thread to blend in with the background.

When our history
blurs, help
me
Remember Us.
Sing me our song,
and I will sing
with you.

Imagine losing all your history. No memories of your relationships. No memories of your family members. No memories of birthday cakes, the sound of family on Christmas morning, or the smell of freshly baked cinnamon bread in the kitchen.

No memories of your son's first date.
No memories of your daughter's wedding day.
No memories of your grandchild's first step.
No memories of your high school art teacher.

But sometimes, during those rare few seconds,
you hear that song, and you remember,
you remember for those precious few seconds,
that magical moment,
and your family's hearts dance,
for a lifetime.


Take a look at all the quilts up for auction.

Trying to make a difference one art quilt at a time . . .

8 comments:

NANCY LEFKO said...

beautiful quilt, Fannie. Your heart is so generous :)

sophie said...

I noticed your quilt when i was looking at the auction quilts earlier today. It's lovely.

Fannie said...

Hi, Nancy! Thanks for stopping by. Generous heart . . . ditto.

Thanks, Sophie. I hope we make lots of $$$ for AAQI. Thanks for stopping by and sharing your thoughts.

Kelly Warren said...

beautiful. i remember shortly before i lost my nana to alzheimer's, i was fascinated by what she remembered and what she didn't. she could remember things that happened 30 years ago, but she could not remember what happened yesterday. and she'd talk about those things that happened 30 years ago like it DID happen yesterday. i was very thankful that she always remembered me. :-)

quiltcrazygaljennalouise said...

How lovely! You are such a talented person. Bless you! Jenna Louise

Beth said...

Fannie, it's just gorgeous!! Love the colors too! Hugs!

Lisa M Griffin said...

Beautiful Fannie! Good luck with this auction, the quilt is amazing and sure to bring in lots of positive energy and attention to the effort.

sophie said...

Woo hoo! I just took a peek at the auction and noticed that your beautiful quilt is doing very well at auction.