Friday, June 23, 2017

Kris's The Colourful Quilt

Here's the first of Kris's two awesome quilts (the next one isn't finished yet):
The pattern is The Colourful Quilt by Jacqueline de Jonge.  You can check out more of Jacqueline's amazing designs here:

And, of course, a bunch of detail pics:

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Deborah's Eagle Quilt

I've been struggling with rain delays (like every rainy season) but, finally managed to finish up this awesome quilt today!

And a couple of detail pics:

Now to hurry up and load the next one before... rumble!

Thursday, June 15, 2017

AQS Grand Rapids

I'm excited to share that I'll be teaching at AQS Grand Rapids this August.  

Here's a link to my classes - check them out if you're planning a visit, I'd love to meet you in class and share some quilty awesomeness!  

Don't wait too long, registration is open and I've heard classes are beginning to fill!  Hope to see you!

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Kathy's Log Cabin quilt

Yesterday between rain storms and roof leaks I managed to finish Kathy's beautiful log cabin and butterfly quilt -- it turned out fabulous!

This beauty is 72x72 and a single layer of Hobbs Heirloom 80x20 was used. 

Thursday, June 1, 2017

PSL Crazy Quilters 2018 Raffle Quilt

The PSL Crazy Quilters 2018 Raffle Quilt, Tropical Waves, is finished!  I managed to snap some pictures before the sun disappeared into the thunderous rumbling sky.  This beauty was pieced by Margy M and several members of the guild.
Tropical Waves - 81"x81"

A detail pic:

And a peek at the back:

Okay, now all the details as some of you have been asking on Facebook - the pattern is Sea Swept by the Cotton Patch Quilt Shop.  I think I might have to make one of these in some earth tones.

Back to the raffle part - as soon as I have ticket information - where, how, etc. I'll be sure to post it.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Jan's Trio of Quilts

First was Jan's sunflower quilt - such a happy quilt.

Next was her pumpkins and squash quilt -- love the purples in this one.

And a detail pic:

Last was her maps quilt -- Jan has such a knack for picking fabrics.  Jan chose two blocks and pulled them together perfectly.  I quilted the same design in both and love the secondary design areas.

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Toni's Applique Quilt

Isn't this a beautiful quilt -- Toni did some beautiful applique on this!  You'll have to forgive my photos -- no one was around to hold the board so it's flat, and at a weird angle.

Here are some detail pics while it was still on the frame during quilting.

And a peek or two at the back -

Now to trim it all up - hope Toni loves it!

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Diane's 9-Patch/Dresden Quilt

Way back in November of 2016, I quilted Diane's version of Plates in the Nine Patch (pattern by Kay Buffington -  And as much as it killed me, I wasn't able to share the entire quilt as Diane wanted to save its debut for a show, although I did share a couple of sneak peeks on the Creative Longarm Quilting facebook page.   Well, it is now February and the show has taken place so I can share away!  Isn't is gorgeous!

I say it's Diane's version of Plates in the Nine Patch as on the original pattern the finished size is 33"x33" -- Diane's quilt is 77" square so she did a bit of resizing as well as adding a floating border.  I was thrilled to quilt this beauty as there was so much space for creating secondary designs.  I'm so glad after discussing it, Diane decided to add that border -- it added some valuable space for the quilting.  I used two layers of batting - Hobbs 80/20 topped with Quilters Dream Wool.  It is stitched with Fil-Tec Glide 40 wt thread.

Enough of all the chatter, here are some detail pics (eye candy is so much better):

And don't you just love when the light shines across the quilt?  This was a morning peek I just had to share:

And, of course, a peek at the back:

Just received news from Diane that this beauty won four ribbons -- Best of Show, First Place Medium Pieced Longarm Quilted, Best Longarm Quilting, and Viewers Choice -- at the Lake County Quilters Guild 35th Annual "Fan"tastic Quilt Show in Mount Dora, Florida (2/24-25/2017).  How wonderful is that?  Let's send a big shout of Congratulations to Diane!  Here's a pic she forwarded of her, the quilt, and the ribbons!

Friday, February 17, 2017

Carol's Romantic Christmas

Finished Carol's Romantic Christmas quilt - pattern by Verna Mosquera.

Here are a bunch of detail pics -- sorry about the awful lighting.

More client quilts coming soon - I'm taking the weekend for some of my own work!