Block #22~June 1 Las Tres Hermanas

Three of my favorite people are my siblings. We like to get together as much as possible.
My older sister, Adri, lives in San Antonio,near me. My younger sister, Emma, lives in Austin. My brother, Joseph, lives in Seattle. He comes in for whirlwind visits filled with non-stop action.
This week, I met my two sisters for lunch. Our brother was not with us, so we made sure to talk about him! It is a great feeling to know that I have my siblings as a built-in support system. My quilt journal block for this week captures the good time I had with my sisters this week. I attempted to thread sketch the three of us.
The faces are definitely not a true likeness of ourselves, but the curly and wavy hair are true to form.
Adri and I are the bookends, and Emma is the center.
I entitled this block, Las Tres Hermanas. I know our brother would say it is more like The Three Tonies, because he says we are all versions of our mother. My nephew has rated us in the order of mom’s traits. Adri is Tonie the Greater; I am Tonie the Equal To; and Emma is Tonie the Lesser Than.
Emma is the one who looks like our mother. Adri and I look more like our dad. And our brother, well, we call him Pepe Jr. He looks exactly like our dad.
We really are our mother’s daughters…and proud of it!

Block #22~Friday, June 1
Las Tres Hermanas
Background: Beige cotton linen memo
Technique: Thread Sketching; FMQ

8 thoughts on “Block #22~June 1 Las Tres Hermanas

  1. Hi Chela! I love, love, LOVE this post!! How absolutely fabulous that you and your sibs are close. It has to make your parents so darn proud of all of you, and themselves I hope. So many families do not have that, so you really have a priceless gift. Your wall hanging is so fun. I hope it brings a smile to your face each time you look at it, remembering the fun you had with your sisters picking on your brother with lots of love! Many blessings! Happy Saturday! ~smile~ Roseanne

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