Saturday, July 7, 2018

Robot's & Beatrix Potter........................


        Shannon has been busy creating a colourful selection of quilts for her children.






Quilt information:

Pattern - Robots - by Amy Bradley.
Measurements - 65" x 88"
Batting - Polyester - Purchased from me.
Backing - White Swirls - Purchased from me.
Threads - Glide & Bobbin Fill.
Quilting - Custom.



Quilt Information:

Pattern - Unknown to me.
Measurements - 40" x 40"
Batting - Polyester - Purchased from me.
Backing - White Swirls - Purchased from me.
Threads - Glide.
Quilting - Custom.

Thank you for stopping by.............................

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Kathryn's grandmother's embroidery.....................


I'm delighted to share Kathryn's lovely quilt made from her grandmothers hand embroidered blouses.









Quilt information:

Pattern - unknown to me.
Measurements - 48" x 69"
Batting - Wool/Polyester - Purchased from me.
Backing - Supplied by customer.
Threads - Bobbin Fill.
Quilting - Custom.

Saturday, June 30, 2018

Into the blues........................


What the following two quilts have in common is they share blue toning, have a look at Norma and Virginia's lovely quilts, thank you ladies for entrusting me with your quilts.



Quilt information:

Pattern - Kaffe Fassett Diamond quilt.
Measurements - 88" x 100"
Batting - Wool/Polyester - purchased from me.
Backing - supplied by customer.
Threads - Glide & Superior's Fantastico
Quilting - Custom.








Quilt information:

Pattern - English Paper Pieced Hexagons.
Measurements - 76" x 83"
Batting - Wool/Polyester - purchased from me.
Backing - Supplied by customer.
Threads - Glide.
Quilting - E2E - "Resplendent".

Thanks for stopping by.........................




Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Three quilts with edge to edge quilting..........


Today is all about E2E - short for: edge to edge quilting  - also known as: all over quilting design or pantograph or panto quilting.
Sue's fresh jelly roll quilt, Marcelle's zig zag quilt and The Country Yard's quilt in warm tones.



Quilt information:

Pattern - unknown to me.
Measurements - 65" x 65"
Batting - Polyester - purchased from me.
Backing - supplied by customer.
Threads - Glide.
Quilting - E2E - "Marmalade"



Quilt information:

Pattern - "Good Day Sunshine" - By Sew Mama Sew
Measurements - 60" x 71"
Batting - Polyester - Purchased from me.
Backing - Supplied by customer.
Thread - Glide.
Quilting - E2E - " Lorien's Fossil".




Quilt information:

Pattern - "Beginners Luck" - by Bits n' Pieces - available from The Country Yard.
Measurements - 64" x 72" - plus cushion front & back.
Batting - supplied by customer.
Backing - supplied by customer.
Threads - Glide.
Quilting - E2E - "Pashmini".



Friday, June 22, 2018

Diane's two beautiful quilts.....................


Welcome back. Here in New Zealand we are in the depths of winter, there is plenty of soup making and refilling the wood basket. And of course there is also quilting. Today I am delighted to share Diane's two lovely quilts..................







Quilt information:

Pattern - Katrina Hadjimicheal - "Hartfield"
Measurements - 88" x 88"
Batting - Cotton/polyester - purchased from me.
Backing - cream & pieced - supplied by customer.
Threads - Glide, Madeira & bobbin fill.
Quilting - custom.




Quilt information:

Pattern - Sampler. ( I think from the Dear Jane series)
Measurements - 73" x 85"
Batting - Supplied by customer.
Backing - Supplied by customer.
Threads - Glide.
Quilting - E2E - "Chantilly".

I have more lovely quilts to share, just waiting for their owners to get them back. Please come back and or visit my Instagram and Facebook pages.

Friday, June 15, 2018

Sun Bonnet Sue, some elephants & a Tiger........



That's an eclectic mix isn't it!? Shannon's Sun Bonnet Sue with 56 Sue's, Ngaire's sweet elephant quilt and a finish of my own, Mr Tiger.






Quilt information:

Pattern - Sun Bonnet Sue.
Measurements - 78" x 102"
Batting - Polyester - purchased from me.
Backing - Cream Swirl - purchased from me.
Threads - Glide.
Quilting - Custom.





Quilt information:

Pattern - NZ Quilter Magazine - name unknown to me.
Measurements - 41" x 53"
Batting - supplied by customer.
Backing - supplied by customer.
Threads - Glide.
Quilting - custom.




Quilt Information:

Pattern - Tiger - from "Animal Quilts" book by Juliet from The Tartankiwi.
Measurements - 39" x 49"
Batting - Cotton. Plus an extra layer of polyester batting under the tiger (trapunto)
Backing - pieced and a facing rather than binding.
Threads - bobbin fill.
Quilting - custom.