Mitch & Katia open their wedding gifts
We brought the gifts in a pilot's case as a carry-on, which turned out to be a good thing since our luggage didn't make the trip as quickly as we did. Here, Katia & Mitch are just starting to open the suitcase. On the wall behind them is a beautiful painting by Katia's sister, Claudia.
They find the clock packed inside the quilt. Note that you can already tell who's more interested in what! We definitely had a gender split on the gifts, both in makers and the recipients' preferences!
Mitch and Katia hold the quilt open. The pattern is Trip Around the World. It's machine stitched and then tied in some squares. The borders are "stitched-in-the-ditch." The clock is made from black walnut and maple. We added a small plaque with their names and wedding date so they'll always remember the occasion.
Katia shows the clock to her uncle.