IQI Machine pieced. Longarm quilted by Debbie Bookman. With the exception of the outside border fabric, the rest are from scraps from my own stash. While I keep trying to reduce the stash, it just never seems to happen!
Machine pieced & longarm quilted by Debbie Bookman. The bride loves oranges and fall colors. The groom is a Chicago Bears fan. Here they are united. Many happy years! Aunt Jan.
Hand appliquéd, embellished with beads, hand embroidered & hand quilted. I saw this pattern in a recent issue of “Australian Patchwork & Quilting”. It really spoke to me and I knew I had to make it. Loved working with all the beads & embroidery.
Machine pieced & quilted. Repurposing a quilt top that was not “gorgeous” was the focus of a Rayna Gillman workshop earlier this year. By cutting it up and repiecing the various sections I was able to make a project gone wrong into something dynamic.
Paper pieced; machine quilted by Sally Evanshank, Windy City Quilting. Thanks to my Electric Quilt software, I was able to uniquely set two traditional blocks into a very contemporary and vibrant design. Kaffe Fassett fabrics add to its electrifying brilliance.
Hand appliqué; hand & machine quilting. The quilt is an interpretation of a water color painting by Charles Rennie McIntosh, Glasgow, Scotland’s famed architect of the Art Deco period. Tiny kiwi birds roam the orchard and are from a hand screen printed fabric brought back from New Zealand.
Machine pieced; machine quilted by Debbie Bookman. Begun at a workshop at the 2008 IQI Quilt In, I enlarged the pattern to an afghan size. The curved strips are free motion cut with a rotary cutter. It is a gift for Bonnie and Chuck Mervis—my special sister- and brother-in-law.
Paper pieced; machine quilted by Sally Evanshank, Windy City Quilting. About a decade ago, I made a small quilt from a block called Lucky Dip. But depending on fabric placement, making and setting the block in a quilt could produce quite a number of different designs and I always wanted to try working with itContinue reading “Liberating Scraps: Sea of Waves Times Two
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Paper pieced; machine quilted by Sally Evanshank, Windy City Quilting. My young cousin, Jonah, is part of an avid sailing family. When I saw the pattern in an issue of American Quilter, I knew it was perfect for a special gift honoring his birth. I even named the largest of the sailboats “The Jonah M.”