The laptop died so I’m using my old PC. I found some fun things on it like a quicklink to Neopets. There was also a folder with photos of quilts I liked back then. Thought you guys might enjoy seeing some of them. This is one part of a series so you can experience a few at a time.
I don’t have any makers’ information on these. If you have any information on them please contact me. I’d love to know and share it.
This is such a cool way to set sampler blocks. I also like the strict color palate. Here’s a fun kids’ group quilt. It looks like each child was given a square to decorate then someone made them into a quilt.What a great man-friendly quilt. I love the sashing fabric. Simple and striking, this pattern would also be fun with novelty fabrics.
I love the movement this shattered style makes. This would be great over the fireplace in autumn.
It’s a log cabin! The blocks are diamonds and it’s stunningly beautiful.
What do you think of these quilts?
Don’t worry. I’ll have a studio update for you guys soon. I’m working on moving all of my stuff in there from the living room, kitchen, bedroom, multiple closets…
My cousin Jasmine is today’s guest blogger. I got to sew simple log-cabin quilt blocks for her wedding guests to sign. Now it’s a treasured quilt. Here’s what she has to say about it:
Getting married to the guy you love is such an awesome thing.
But you know what was almost equally as awesome about our wedding day? That ALL the people we love came from all over the country to be there with us.
Seriously – when else in your life does that happen? Everyone in ONE place??
So one of our favorite gifts we got was the signature quilt that Megan made for us. She put fabric blocks out for everyone to write notes to us on, and then quilted them together into this exquisite quilt. The colors match our wedding day – a beautiful red-orange-yellow fall day in Massachusetts. It’s super fun to read and re-read the messages all our loved ones left for us.
And the quilt itself is such good quality that I’m not worried about ruining it in the wash, or leaving it out as decoration on the couch. Thank you Megan, for such a thoughtful gift that keeps on reminding us of all the love in our life!
Here are a few of the treasures I’ve been working on. The first is a wedding quilt for a dear friend. Spoiler alert! It’s green.
I wasn’t able to go out and get this tracing for a portrait quilt of a dog enlarged today. So I pulled some fabrics for it instead! Here’s my method of keeping everything straight once I’ve made the decisions. FYI: I’ve put 90 minutes into this quilt already and haven’t yet started putting it together. That’s why I charge $25 per subject as a design fee!
I finished this quilt. Woo! It feel so good to have a project done done done. This is a signature quilt and is for sale in my etsy shop. You can sign this quilt in the beige fabric spots… which, as you can see, make up most of the quilt. It’s great for weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, and other celebrations. Super-durable, it’ll hold up to washings. Just make sure to follow the directions on whatever fabric marker you buy. Some of them need to be set with a hot iron.
I pulled some fabric for my new guild’s round robin. I’ll be adding a border and some embroidery. Unfortunately, this is all supposed to be secret until the big reveal in a few months so I cannot share photos of it until then.