Saturday, September 24, 2011

A quilt of my own

This scrappy quilt is going on I's bed, made from recycled shirts, ala Bonnie Hunter style of  I found a soft flannel backing to use, so it should be nice & warm this winter.  The block piecing pattern is called Arrowhead, and I quilted it with the Baptist Fans pattern. 

A new pattern

I've designed a new pattern, called "Path to my Heart"... I got to use it on this fun black/white/pink quilt.  This quilt had a black Minkee backing, so it will be nice & warm & toasty this winter. 

Sunday, September 18, 2011

Batik French Braid quilt

This batik French Braid quilt was very fun to work on.  All the quilting is done freehand on this one.  The customer had pictures of this quilt, I think it was hanging in a quilt shop where she bought the pattern?  Anyway, she wanted it  quilted similar to the one she had seen in the shop.  I use the Intelliquilter for quite a few of the all-over designs that I offer, and so having the opportunity to do this freehand work was fun for a change. 

The outer border has a ferny design, and some swirly lines going down each of the braid sections.  The center of each braid has fern wreath design, and a fun little design in the sashing.  The thread color "camel" was used throughout, and it really stands out on the sashing & adds alot of texture & pattern to the solid dark blue/purple there. 

Monday, September 12, 2011

all-over pattern with custom borders

This quilt was quite large, we decided on doing an all-over pattern in the body of the quilt, and 3 custom borders.  The body is quilted using the "August Rain" pattern. 

The colors in the next 2 pictures show the true colors of the fabrics.  Aren't they pretty?

This strippy batik quilt was quilted using simplified version of Asian Leaves.  It is going to be a gift for a guy, so the quilter didn't want anything flowery. 

The backing was black sateen, the black is hard to photograph.  The picture here shows the quilting pattern, it really was a dark, dark black fabric- you just can't tell from the picture.