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.

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

An eclectic mix.......................


Hi there and welcome back, it's been a wee while since my last blog post, waiting for quilts to be reunited with their owners takes a bit of waiting. Anyhow here are three very different quilts. One from Julie, Shannon and one....well two technically from the team at The Country Yard.




Quilt information:

Pattern - unknown to me, but see Julie's blog for more details- Julie's blog
Measurements - 62" x 62"
Batting - Wool/ Polyester - purchased from me.
Backing - supplied by customer. (pieced)
Thread - Glide.
Quilting - Edge to edge - "Camellia's"




Quilt information:

Pattern - charm pack.
Measurements - 35" x 39"
Batting - Polyester - purchased from me.
Backing - Cream Sprig - purchased from me.
Thread - Glide.
Quilting - Custom.




Quilt information:

Pattern - known to me - contact The Country Yard.
Measurements - 31" x 51" - wall hanging and 14" x 27"- table runner.
Batting - supplied by customer.
Backing - supplied by customer.
Thread - Glide.
Quilting - Edge to edge - freehand 'Woodgrain'.
Binding - Full Quiltmekiwi Binding Service.

For all those people who have asked harped on about Simon (Simon is our cat for those who don't know) here he is enjoying the fire.






Thursday, May 17, 2018

Edge to Edge quilting.......................


Hi there another post to share what my clever customers Patricia, Sue, Marcelle, Shannon & I have been up to, enjoy the eye candy...........




Quilt information:

Pattern - "One Way" - by Sassafras Lane Designs.
Measurements - 65" x 77"
Batting - Wool/polyester - purchased from me.
Backing - Grey Tula Pink - purchased from me.
Threads - Glide.
Quilting - Freehand edge to edge.
Binding - Attached to the front by me.



Quilt information:

Pattern - unknown to me.
Measurements - 53" x 67"
Batting - Wool/polyester - purchased from me.
Backing - Supplied by customer.
Thread - Glide.
Quilting - Edge to edge - "Chantilly".



Quilt information:

Pattern - unknown to me.
Measurements - 43" x 43"
Batting - Polyester - purchased from me.
Backing - Cream with pick up sticks - purchased from me.
Thread - Fantastico
Quilting - Edge to edge - Kites.




Quilt information:

Pattern - known to me.
Measurements - 63" x 63"
Batting - Polyester - purchased from me.
Backing - Teal Greek Key - purchased from me.
Thread - Glide.
Quilting - Custom border & edge to edge through middle - "Boltz"



Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Feathers, old cars and cushions................


Hi there! So happy to share my love of my job, or 'Jobby' as I often call it - that's a mix of hobby and job. Such a wonderful selection today, my lovely customers have been busy and I thank them.
We have Jill and Marcelle's creations to set your creative juices flowing...............






Quilt information:

Pattern - "Vintage Tin" - by Crabapple Hill Studio
Measurements - 64" x 70"
Batting - supplied by customer.
Backing - supplied by customer.
Threads - Glide.
Quilting - custom.




Quilt information:

Pattern - customers own design.
Measurements - 46" x 46"
Batting - Polyester - purchased from me.
Backing - cream swirls - purchased from me.
Threads - Glide.
Quilting - custom.




Cushion information:

Pattern - customers own design.
Measurements - 20" square aprox
Batting - polyester - purchased from me.
Backing - cream swirl - purchased from me.
Threads - Glide.
Quilting - custom.
* cushion fronts and cushion backs loaded together with baby quilt on the one backing and batting.