Tag Archives: swirls

Vintage continuation……………

From last week’s post here, I am continuing on this small linen piece. The size is more “card table” cloth size, 45”x45”, with a small lace edging and sweet embroidery in the 4 corners. As you can see, the center … Continue reading

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Now that the gifts are gifted…………..

I am free to share the delightful finishes…….. First, granddaughter’s table topper. Total fun and becomes an “I Spy” quilt for the 2 sweet great grands….      This is a great topper to use all those 5” charm packs we all … Continue reading

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Friday Finish……………….

Military quilt #2. (see here for #1)    A simple swirl stitching seemed to be the best approach to this one. Thread: (top) Rheingold by Madeira, 40wt; (bobbin) Connecting Threads Essential Pro poly, 70wt. Batting: cotton/poly.

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“Twin” finishes…………..

Yup……all completed! Right down to the labels, washing and drying. Yay! Each one started out measuring (approximately) 36”x 42” and now measure 2” less both dimensions. No..I do not prewash! BUT, there was no color bleed (the “Shout” sheets were … Continue reading

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A Summery Fun Friday Finish………..

Of a client’s quilt, first posted here. So, grab a “cuppa” and sit back…….. The photo below, is a quick shot of the quilt as shared at my guild meeting last Monday. Sue, on the right, is the maker of … Continue reading

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Wordless(?) Wednesday…..(It’s a) Wrap!

“Super Hero 2”, begun yesterday, looks like this today……… The same thread combo was used on this quilt as on the Super Hero 1. Batting: thin layer of 100% poly. This quilt will be destined for the Ronald McDonald House, … Continue reading

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“Two”sday……..

That is to say, “Super Hero 2” Tuesday! Yup! The suggestion was made by Audrey (of Minnesota Prairie Roots blog), in reference to my “Super Hero 1” quilt (links here), that this panel would make a good quilt for a … Continue reading

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QOV (Quilt of Valor)……#2……

Is, also, a finish. Since this one was a pinwheel, I took the “no brainer” route and stitched swirls……large swirls….everywhere…..edge to edge. And the backing………………………….. And, most importantly, the front(!)………………………. The same threads were used on this quilt as on … Continue reading

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A swirly finish……………..

For a young man who thoroughly loves basketball.  This quilt is for a client/friend of mine. The stitching pattern is one that she suggested and it works so perfectly!! Always fun to work on a nicely constructed project!!! It’s a … Continue reading

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I give you…..TEXTURE!!!!!!!!……..

What a difference some time with my Sweet Sixteen (a.k.a. Ms Sweetie) and some of that Sulky “Holoshimmer” metallic ‘thread’. Quilty fun to the max. Now, on to the frosty pink/red versions. Stay tuned…………..

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More QOV……..

This has been in a “holding” pattern for a couple of months. The larger quilt group I attend will be giving several more of these QOV (Quilt of Valor) at a gathering in September and this one will be among … Continue reading

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For the Grad…….part 2

A while back, I posted about a quilt I had in the works for grandson #1 who will graduate from high school this Spring. You can read more about the beginnings of this idea here. I love how the “Shadow … Continue reading

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