Jerry’s Quilt (60″ x 48″)
Designed, pieced, quilted by Sue Hickman Berryville, VA 1/2019
A quilt memoralizing our dear friend, Ohio native and Ohio State fan extraordinaire, beloved husband, father, PopPop, Jerry Atkison (2/3/1957 – 1/30/2018).
Made using his own, very dapper button-down shirts, Ohio State logo’d polo shirts and laynard, family photos, Disney t-shirt, and work insignia, it is my hope this quilt will hold treasured memories close while offering warmth and comfort to his Diane.
While making this quilt, I learned it is quite an honor for an Ohio State band member to “dot the ‘i'” at a game. As I free-motion quilted it, I couldn’t help adding the description “Beloved”, for Jerry surely was that by everyone who knew him, and I also inserted “Ohio” and ceremoniously dotted the “i” in Jerry’s honor. Until we meet again, Jerry…