©2019 Sue Bee's Memories 

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Turn your memories into a treasured quilt!

Why would you choose me?  

Unlike large companies that does memory quilts, I offer personalized service from the beginning to the end of your special quilt.  You are involved in the process of choosing fabrics, approving layout, etc.  I also use my very own hands to piece together your memory quilt and quilt it with free motion quilting and not computerized.  I do have a computerized option if you wish.  Best of all you have several styles to choose from!

My name is Sue Bartlow and I have been sewing since I was 10 years old.  My mom taught me to sew simple patterns.  By the time I got married, I was making clothing and interior designs.  Six weeks after my wedding, my mother-in-law, Paula, suddenly passed away.  She had been working on our wedding quilt.  The local quilt guild, Heritage Quilters of Huntsville took the quilt and finished it for me and presented it to me at a meeting. My father-in-law also gave me all of Paula's quilting supplies which filled an entire bedroom. It was time for me to learn to quilt. My quilting journey began in 1988 as a machine piecer and hand quilter.


Today I use my Brother Dreamweaver XE sewing machine to do all the sewing and embroidery work. I use a HandiQuilter Avante to quilt tops and quilts I make from scratch. I started this business because I saw a need here in our community to provide a service for clients wanting various types of memory quilts.  Little did I know I would be making quilts for people all over the US and even overseas. My business model is to make quilts from clothing and photos. I also love to scrapbook and paint landscapes and hope to venture into some landscape quilts in the near future.