Stitching a legacy for 43 great-grandchildren - Families & Lifestyles

Stitching a legacy for 43 great-grandchildren

Rachel Kurland | Posted: Wednesday, January 31, 2018 9:09 am

It’s not an unusual sight to see a bubbe sewing, knitting or crocheting a special something for her grandchild. But for Nita Quint, who has 43 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild, sewing personalized fabrics for them is an extraordinary feat of patience.

Quint, 98, embroiders challah covers and tablecloths for her great-grandchildren as future wedding gifts.In total, that’s 86 legacy gifts — and counting. One of Quint’s daughters brings her mother tablecloths and challah covers from Israel, to which Quint then adds her special designs and patterns.

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