Showing posts from January, 2016

Pam's Flower Pots

Pam completed this quilt top several months ago and planned on quilting this herself on her longarm.  Some intense back pain kept her from being able to do this in time for an upcoming guild show.   Of course we longarmers have seen online Judi  aka Green Fairy Quilts version and that was her dream for this quilt.  Unfortunately,  budget issues aside,  I did not have time in my schedule for that intense marking and quilting.  We are talking weeks!  I tried to create a simplified version in the borders for her, then used rather dense fills behind the applique.  I used echo stitching inside the appliqué similar to Judy's designs also.    No marking as she did not think she would be blocking this quilt.  The busy fabrics were difficult to highlight on my phone.   Hobbs 80/20 with Quilters Dream Wool on top.  Here's some of the better ones that show some detail.  Good luck Pam @ the show!   I'll see you there.  I know everyone  will enjoy looking at your beautiful applique qu…

Baby Jungle Animal Quilt

This is a cute  quilt using fabrics from a panel and a minkee backing.  I custom quilted with some embellishment in each block.

Klein Oak T Shirt Quilt

I've been an officer for KO Wrestling Booster club for the past 2 years and another member of our team also serves on the committee responsible for the Senior Prom for this year.  She asked if I would make a tshirt quilt to raffle as a fund raiser.  My son is a junior this year, not a senior but I agreed if it could be small.  My recommendation was a 12 tee quilt.  Cyndi agreed to reimburse for the fabric, the rest was my contribution.  Cyndi chose the style from examples I showed her and also rounded up new tshirts that represent events or activities that occurred during these 4 years.  I took one of the best Tees for school colors with me to shop for fabrics and found the perfect Black and Gold in Kona Cotton and then found a bright, colorful fabric for the backing.  After careful consideration of all the tees she was able to obtain, some were culled because they were prom events that only seniors can attend so the Class of 2016 may not have attended any of those.  Many were l…