The popular maile/ilima lei is used, given, presented at many special occasions in Hawaii especially weddings, graduations, proms, and even blessings. It was also a favorite quilt design during the 1990’s. There are many Ilima/Maile patterns showing the flowers intertwined like the beautiful lei. 45″ x 60″ Personal Design by John Serrao. Poakalani Quilt Show /Mission Houses Museum.
The 45″ x 60″ quilt patterns were originally designed to fit a baby’s crib. Today they are being used more as wallhangings.