A Farewell Quilt for BYU’s President Samuelson!

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Here’s the family last weekend during General Conference.  As we listened to the inspired messages from our leaders, I worked on a quilt that will be presented to President Samuelson tomorrow as a gift from the BYU Alumni Board.    Today I finished binding it and tonight I’ll add the label.  The words of the BYU Cougar Fight Song are embroidered into the inside border.  I hope he and Sharon enjoy this remembrance of their 11 years at BYU.IMG_2752 IMG_2753The yard today was way too beautiful to not snap this shot of the snow-topped mountains that surround our valley.IMG_2758

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Here’s an update after presenting the quilt to Cec and Sharon–

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About annlaemmlenlewis

I am member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and I am currently serving as a Missionary in the Washington Yakima Mission. Welcome to my personal blog, Ann's Words, and my Mission blog, Our Yakima Mission. If you are interested in family history stories and histories, you can find those posted in Ann's Stories. Thanks for looking in!
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2 Responses to A Farewell Quilt for BYU’s President Samuelson!

  1. Carol Crist says:

    Thank you for creating that beautiful quilt for the Samuelsons as a memory of their time at BYU. I have wanted to find some way to thank them for the excellent leadership and untiring service they gave to BYU followers and students. They are great!
    Carol
    Crist

  2. Denice Roney says:

    What a great idea for a memory quilt. We will miss president Samuelson. What on earth will the students do without the chant “swoosh Cecil” ?!

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