Vintage Chair Covers, Repurposed circa 1940’s

Marsha Gordon

Machine and free motion quilted. Assembled with quilt-as-you-go technique. Appliques of Sunbonnet Sue and OverallSam were originally on chair covers circa1940’s. I purchased them as a rummage sale for $10. Each is framed with improvisational strips in a log cabin pattern. Walking foot and free-motion quilted.

Blooms

Marsha Gordon

Machine quilted with walking foot and free-motion quilted with various colors of thread. Creating a fabric collage is like painting with fabric. Background is machine quilted with walking foot. Foliage is free-motion quilted with various color threads.     

This ‘n That

Marsha Gordon

Machine stitched applique, hand quilted. Assembled with quilt-as-you-go technique. Scrap fabrics were used for this combination of raw-edge applique and string quilting on a foundation. Machine applique and hand quilted.

Playtime

Marsha Gordon

Improvisational quilting; home machine quilted. Hand stitched binding. Backing is pieced with scrap fabric, improv style. Fun, experimental and no measuring in this quilt!

Autumn Palette

Marsha Gordon

Watercolor technique made with 2″ squares of various fabrics. Home machine quilted; hand-stitched binding. Watercolor quilt made with 2″ squares of fabric.

My Kaffe

Marsha Gordon

Machine piecing. Hand stitched binding. Fabrics by Kaffe Fassett. Quilted by Quilter’s Heaven, Northbrook.