Jim's Meningioma Tumor Star Quilt...
started February 1st 2013 completed March 4th 2013
All cotton fabric with polyester batting, 52 inches square the center star was made by firstname.lastname@example.org and given in an art trade, the rest of this rainbowie happiness was machine pieced by Elaine the ever lovin' wife of James A Myhre My Lima Bean Man the stripe border was made from left over rainbow colors from the Quilt with a View there are monkey squares left over from a couple monkey baby quilts made in 2012 the purple/blue chunk border is made from fabric received from a lovely lady in the Quilter's Coven. theres also a border of Autism puzzle fabric... the quilting was done all be hand by Elaine...in each of the monkey squares there's a star quilted... a star for each hour Jim was in surgery...a star for each day he was in the hospital...and a star for every day Oliver, Olivia and Shamus missed him while he was gone... there are 3 monkey squares too small for the star template, in those there's a J, I, and a M quilted.
In the first white border there's a poem quilted:
Star Light Star Bright
First Star I see Tonight
I wish I may I with I might
Have the Wish I wish tonight
On the back of the quilt in the signature square there's the words from the book I Like Stars that Oliver can read to us this year! Quilt was kinda named (well it says this on the signature square) 'Starlight in my Eye'