Here a couple of quilts I finished in the past week. This first is from Wanda. It was so large, I couldn’t even get it all in the picture. How long did this beauty take to piece?! I don’t think I would have the patience to finish this. Good thing I just do the quilting.
Since this is a very traditional quilt, I finished it with edge to edge feathers. Beautiful fabrics, beautiful piecing.
It’s always fun to find something interesting on the back.
This next quilt was pieced by Penny. I like how she graduated the colors from light to dark. Very striking. I made up a new all over design for this one.
You can see it better on the back. Don’t have a name for this pattern yet. Any suggestions?
Between my daily paintings I have been quilting a gorgeous quilt pieced and appliqued by Georgia. The pattern is by Verna Mosquera. It’s 72″ square.
Georgia’s hand applique is exquisite!
Quilting closeup: I quilted the background with pebbles, swirls, hearts and a feather or two.Sorry the pictures are kind of dark. But I’m sure you can tell that this is one BEAUTIFUL QUILT. Way to go Georgia. It was such a pleasure to quilt.
Sorry, but I haven’t been doing a lot of painting lately, so my blog posts have been suffering. I am working on something that I will post in the next couple of days.
In the mean time, I am doing some sort of quilting everyday and although I started this blog to show off my watercolor drawings, I hope you don’t mind if I let you see what quilts I have in progress.
Yesterday, I spent several hours in quilting workshop with celebrated quilting teacher Gyleen Fitzgerald. We learned a real fun way to use up scraps with her Trash to Treasures Pineapple quilt workshop. I got a good start on several blocks and I hope posting my progress now will give me the incentive to keep working so that I can show you a finished project soon. Here is a sneak peak. I’m using “happy” colors!
I’ve also been doing some long arm quilting. Here is a quilt top designed by Bonnie Hunter that I have been working on pieced by my friend, Kathy. One of the best things about being a professional quilter is having the opportunity to quilt tops that I would never have time to piece. This one has way too many small pieces, but it’s going to be a gorgeous quilt when it is finished!
That’s all for today. I will keep you “posted” on future progress.