Category Archives: Quilt Pictures

Christmas in San Diego

This was one of my early raw edge appliqué pieces. I finally put it on the rack and finished it. I was inspired by Ruth McDowell. But she has all those precise seams. Nota my cup o tea.

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Grinch-a-fied

Last year, while spending a much needed girl weekend in Milwaukee with Sharon, we found Grinch fabric. Of course it has been sitting on the “project to be named later” shelf since then. In a moment of inspiration, I started … Continue reading

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Yellow Buck Progress

I have had this pictorial quilt on the rack for the last 2 weeks. The background is nearly complete. Size approx 30×30 I used a cotton silk 80/20 blend batting.  It quilts like a dream.  Thread is variegated by King … Continue reading

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Girabaldi – Final Pictures

I am really happy how this piece turned out.  The entire design is hand painted and quilted.  My goal was to really capture the depth of field in the water.  With the seaweed and waves in front and behind the … Continue reading

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Girabaldi progress

Girabaldi went back on the rack yesterday to complete seaweed.  Quilting is complete!! Since this piece is all hand painted, I couldn’t find any fabric to use as binding.  So today I have dyed some pretty sky blue.  I lightly … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras Quilt

I am slowly trying to get up to date with picture posts.  This was pieced by Michelle. She did such a fantastic job with the bold batik colors.   We chose to do the quilting with a pretty purple thread.  … Continue reading

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Just exactly how many projects do you have going at any one time?

Confession time.  I was looking at my list of to do’s (yes, still mostly not done), and started thinking. . .  Should I count up how many in process projects I have?  Then, I had another sip of coffee and thought a … Continue reading

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Stephanie’s Elephant

Ohhhhhh my!!!! Look at the lovely elephant quilt that Stephanie Dodson made for her niece Kayla. The piecing of pink and gray for the body is terrific. The sun shimmers over the grass. I think I could find a home … Continue reading

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Can quilts cause happiness?

I think the answer is unequivocally YES! Think about it for a moment. When have you ever come across someone who winced with pain at receiving a quilt? Nope, nada, never! Instead, we are drawn in with a hug of … Continue reading

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Fish Fun

I had wanted to post these pictures for a bit.  I love playing with raw edge applique.  The size of this quilt was only 12 x 18 inches. This fish was created in two stages.  First the body of the fish … Continue reading

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