Machine pieced, longarm quilted by Maureen, Quilters Heaven, Northbrook. Reuse…Recycle. This quilt is made from my family’s and friends’ old denim jeans. Most of the work was the many months of prep work cutting up the jeans and figuring out how to cut them up for the blocks. As you know, jeans come in manyContinue reading “Comfy Old Denim Jeans Quilt
Machine pieced, machine quilted by Sue DiVarco of Suzie-Q Quilts. This quilt was a 30th anniversary IQI Quilt-In project at this last January 2016 Quilt-In. The signatures on this quilt are from all my quilting friends from IQI (Illinois Quilts, Inc.), St, James the Less – Quilts Beyond Boarders, and the Flying Needles Applique Group.
Machine pieced and some hand applique. Machine quilted by Sue DiVarco The barn-quilt movement is spreading across the country as rural communities create “barn trails” to showcase the combination of farm life and quilting. This tradition started in 2001 in Adams county, Ohio, where Donna Sue Groves painted a quilt on the family’s barn toContinue reading “Barns across America
Machine pieced. Custom machine quilted by Donna Derstadt. I proudly display my Flag on national and state holidays outside my home, but wanted one to display in my home that is a constant reminder that our FREEDOM IS NOT FREE and in remembrance to all victims, survivors and rescuers of 9/11. I found this patternContinue reading “America’s Glory
Machine pieced sample blocks, Paper pieced center and inside corners of medallion. Machine quilted by Maureen Mosher at Quilters Heaven. This sampler quilt has 22 “sample blocks” around the border. Block of the month class and quilt kit was from Quilters Palette using 17 jewel tone fabrics. The center piece was a separate paper piecingContinue reading “Jewel Tone Sampler Quilt
Machine pieced. Machine quilted by Debbie Bookman. The kaleidoscope design is created by using the Stack-N-Whack method. Rather than finding and cutting each piece individually, you layer and cut a number of large, identically printed rectangles to make a stack.
Machine pieced. Machine quilted by Debbie Bookman. This is a great way to show off those kids’ t-shirts I’ve been saving. Cathy Baker, one of the creators of this pattern, taught the class at our last IQI Quilt-In. This was a great opportunity fro me to finally do this quilt. It was fun picking outContinue reading “Ryan’s T-Shirt Quilt