The purchased squares were machine pieced. Everything else I did by hand including putting the top together, the quilting & binding. I found these five blocks at an antique store in Goshen, Indiana. The fabrics and unusual combinations appealed to me. I designed it to be used as a wall hanging or a table runner.Continue reading “Old Timer
Every stitch on this quilt is done by hand. I took half a quilting class in 1978. I started this quilt for my son and made 30 card trick blocks in 1979. I have moved them from place to place for 30 years. My goal, upon retirement was to develop the necessary skills to completeContinue reading “It’s in the Cards
Totally hand done, no machine work on it at all. Hand pieced & hand quilted. I found this spider fabric that I loved. I designed the quilt to accent that fabric. I used the back of my friend’s seat on the bus trip to Paducah as a design wall. Hence
Machine pieced, hand quilted. I wanted to do something different with this Stephanie Brandenberg panel, so I just randomly cut it up. I used a special metallic thread on the flower to give it some sparkle.
Machine & hand pieced, hand quilted. My friend gave me a charm pack of batiks from the Fair Trader. I wanted to emphasize the color and African fabrics but keep the design simple. This is what evolved.
Hand applique, hand embroidered, hand quilted. I took a class on dimensional applique from Betty Ekern Suiter. I chose nontraditional fabrics and handquilted the piece like the flowers were on a trellis.
Hand pieced and hand quilted using three different kinds of thread. This piece is entirely hand sewn. I used three different colors of thread to highlight the quilting and the dimensional look of the quilt.