Here are some of the latest quilts that I have done for customers.....
Monday, October 10, 2011
Years ago mom and I began some basket blocks. My mom chose some Civil War reproduction prints and she machine appliqued six flower blocks. When she visited a few weeks ago she brought her blocks and finished the applique and then pieced them together. I did a very small stipple around the applique and on the outer edges of the applique blocks. I like the small applique because it looks like small pebbling but is much easier to do. It is a very beautiful quilt with great color.
Posted by Helen at 12:22 PM
Sunday, September 25, 2011
Sharlot pieced this beautiful quilt! At first we had talked about an all-over panto, but as I looked at it closer, it was begging for some custom quilting... The title 'Back to Nature' gave me lots of organic ideas, so I picked a few quilting patterns to carry throughout the quilt and then I got started. I especially love the hook feather/vine in the boarder. It was fun to quilt and Sharlot and I love how it turned out. Many thanks to Myrna Ficken. I took a custom quilting class from her two weeks ago and I used many of the things she taught us in her class....
Posted by Helen at 7:54 AM
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
My mother-in-law is a great quilter and she has a great eye for color combinations. She made this as a bed cover and it will look great! I really like how the black sets off the blocks and the repeating 'Jacob's Ladder' blocks. This quilt has custom quilting throughout with a feather border. I am posting a lot of pictures so that I can remember what I decided to do on each block. My brain hurt by the end because each block required too many decisions. I had to call Jenny when I was finally doing the border so she could tell me what to do because I could not make another decision. She had a wonderful suggestion of doing a serpentine feather because the border was only 3.5 inches wide. Thanks Jenny!
Posted by Helen at 9:40 PM