This quilt is titled Tapestry. I made it for the annual auction held by CHOICE Humanitarian to help raise funds for their projects for the upcoming year.
Thursday, December 9, 2021
Sunday, April 18, 2021
I like to make a quilt for my grandchildren about the age of 5 or 6. I saw this quilt a few years ago, and decided that I had to make it (shamelessly copy). Little boys love dinosaurs!
Tuesday, April 13, 2021
We live in a small town with lots of cool photoshoot opportunities. When I have to mail a letter or return packages, I go to the postoffice . . .
mostly, because there is this old cool barn across the street, (and a place around the corner to get a "little" snack shake :)
Sunday, April 11, 2021
A tight straight line quilting pattern going only in 1 direction had been requested, but this quilt soon started to shrink into a long skinny quilt. So, I had to alter the quilting pattern. I staggered the tight lines and added lines going the opposite direction until it was the shape that I was looking for.
aprox size 63x80, washed
batting - Winline 100% Bamboo, 6 oz. (a heavier weight for colder climates), renewable, breathable, durable fibers with anti-bacterial properties.
quilt - postage pattern
fabrics - various textured Konas, wovens and linen essex, depicting the colors of nature
quilting pattern -staggering tight and loose straight lines
thread - Aurifil 2890
On the back, I quilted the last line of a metta (positive energy and kindness towards others) practice: