Solveig Wells was a master quiltmaker who had a second home on the Coast before Katrina. When that home was lost, so was Solveig’s extensive collection of fabrics.
Months later, many of the fabric’s in her collection were found on the beach weathered, frayed, and still wet.
To read Solveig’s amazing story of recovery and see photos of some of the 55 quilts she made from her destroyed fabric collection, click here.
The quilts were donated to the Ground Zero Hurricane Museum following Solveig’s death in 2013. As of this writing, the Museum undergoing repairs and is not open but you can still read Solveig’s inspiring story on their website.