The Garden Off Eden’s

Linda Howard

Machine pieced, hand appliqué, hand quilted (by me) This quilt “evolved” from the purchase of sale fabric (birds). I especially like the color palette.

Feather Dance

Linda Howard

Machine pieced. Machine quilted by Sue DiVarco. Focus fabric came from a well-known Paducah shop. The rest came from my stash (yay!)

Asian Fans

Linda Howard

Hand and machine pieced. Longarm quilted by Maureen O’Connor at Quilter’s Heaven (Northbrook). Many leftover Asian fabrics from a previous FAOF raffle quilt were used for the “fans”. But the border fabric was my inspiration.

Cigar Band Memories

Linda Howard

Reverse appliqued circles (hand), machine pieced, longarm quilting by Maureen O’Conner. Reverse applique was a fun way to pair up fabrics from my stash. The longarm quilting echoed the circular motif. Design Source – Original.

Eduta’s Butterflies

Linda Howard

Hand appliqued Butterflies, hand embroidered antennae, fused bodies, machine pieced blocks. My husband liked this quilt so much, I made him one in king size with 56 butterflies. Now I’m totally done with butterflies. Longarm quilted done by Maureen O’Conner at Quilter’s Heaven. Design Source – From and Edyta Sitar pattern (Laundry Basket Quilts).

Colors of the Orient

Linda Howard

Hand and machine pieced, hand quilted. Most of the fabrics and pattern came from a quilt shop in Oonalaska, Wisconsin. Design Source – Simple Circles pattern by Love Quilt Patterns.