Thursday, November 18, 2021

Enhancing an Antique Quilt

My Client found these old blocks in her Grandmas trunk . She put them into a top and then was stumped.

The blocks had quite a bit of puffiness and weren't flat - but they were Grandmas - so you really want to use them 


I quilted half feathers in each petal and that really worked in the fullness for us to continue ... and surprisingly - it was pretty flat and square when all was said and done!


I am completely booked for the rest of 2021 - but... I will have appointments for 2022... if your thinking of getting some quilts Quilted!

Thursday, November 4, 2021

Diamond Crosshatching

 Got a little Diagonal Crosshatching going on today. This quilt is so cool - my client used all greens and whites - its more white that green at the top and transitions to more green that white at the bottom - Such a Cool Effect!!!




Thursday, October 28, 2021

Brown Goose Antique Quilt

 my friend is an EXCELLENT antique quilt finder

She found this beautiful one and said - can you quilt a Cable in the border - and I gulped - Sure!

and then I got about to drawing and practicing and praying that I really could

Here is what I came up with!



I am so excited - I think it turned out so great!!


And then I crosshatched in the blocks. Such a beautiful quilt!





Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Double Wedding Ring Re-visited

 About a year ago my Son and I headed up to the mountains to take this sweet beauty for it's photo shoot....

and! I am still in love with it!


My friend and her husband are antique finders - and they have the best little shop of things they have found - but! at one auction he went to he found this quilt top and thought of me/


They gave it to me to see what I could do with it - and oh man  did I have fun
We did note that there are Polyester fabrics along the edge - so it seems the center was made in the Olden days, and the border was added later.


I had a great time quilting it - and LOVE how it turned out

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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Antique and Antique-ish quilts

I loved quilting on this quilt.
The antique fabrics are so rich and colorful
and reminds me of the days I would go to Grandmas and she would let me play in her fabrics.

I didn't know what a blessing that was...



And this one!
Its a great Christmas wall hanging - 



I like this one 
Its antique-ish 
but made of all new fabrics!



Sunday, April 8, 2018

Another Great Week

I have such fun getting to see all the different quilts my clients make!!

From Batiks


To Solids


To Grunge



I am looking forward to this week - I have a Vintage Quilt, and an embroidered quilt.... even a cat quilt!! Yay me!!!

Sunday, April 1, 2018

This week in Quilting....

Happy Easter!!!

I had some fun in the Quilting Room this week. Even though it was Spring Break and my kids and I took some short trips in the state!


The above one was really neat - it was all these classic fabrics
and she wanted feathers - so I had a lot of fun

Below
This is  Quilt of Valor my Quilting group made
I quilted a Baptist fan - sort of
at the bottom of the fan - there is a swirl!
Too fun.


Another classic quilt
I must have been in Baptist Fan mode ;-)




As always
I am here to quilt for you
Either tops you have made.... 
or if you have an idea I can create a quilt from start to finish

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