You could call it a “care quilt”. A quilt to keep you warm, and Lubern Nunley gives his quilts to people whom he considers warm and caring, and who also cares about others.
Lubern says that he quilts “from the heart”, putting together quilts for friends and families; for special occasions like weddings, anniversaries, graduations or “just because”. He has had people offering to buy his quilt, or wanting to custom-order, but Lubern prefers to keep a no-sale approach to his craft.
He quilts in two ways: one from a pattern and the other is known as scrap quilting. For the latter, he begins by creating a centerpiece, then adding pieces like a puzzle.
I have seen Lubern’s quilts created this way, and I find it fascinating the way the pieces harmonize in terms of color or the connecting sense of the designs. I think one has to have an…
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