Lone Star Bereavement Quilt

By |June 9th, 2011|Memorial or Bereavement Quilts, Traditional Quilts|

Yesterday’s blog pictured the Contemporary Log Cabin Quilt made for Luke out of his dad’s clothes. Above is the second quilt I made for Luke that fits the twin bed he has now, at age nine. This one is also made from his dad’s shirts, with one of the inner […]

Contemporary Log Cabin Quilt – Luke’s Quilt

By |June 8th, 2011|Memorial or Bereavement Quilts, Traditional Quilts|

Just finished recently – the quilt above was made from some of the clothes below:

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Gift for a Client’s Friend

By |April 1st, 2011|Traditional Quilts|

The little pink wall hanging above was one of my first commissions after I’d officially started my business. It was made for a delightful client who wanted a gift for a friend. She described her friend as […]

Guys Like Quilts Too

By |March 31st, 2011|Traditional Quilts|

Funny thing, I’ve sold quilts to guys as well as to gals (or men as well as women, if you prefer). I’ve mentioned Don Hearing and the two quilts I made for him some years back. One of them was for the larger of his two spare bedrooms (which had been his son’s room until he left home).

And another for his smaller spare room. […]

Quilt for a Florist without Flowers

By |March 30th, 2011|Traditional Quilts|

Soon after I started my business, my florist asked if I could make her a quilt. She loved traditional quilts and loved greens and golds, but didn’t want any flowers in the quilt.  This is the quilt that I made for her.

Traditional Quilt for Florist

I call this quilt “Mulligan Stew” because I simply looked through my stash and used almost all my greens and golds in this quilt, rather like throwing all the vegetables in your fridge in the stew and hope for the best. I may have even bought a bit more fabric because these aren’t colors I stockpile. I chose the pattern used above […]