Monday, January 5, 2015

I made this pillow and set of 6 coasters and 2 tissue holders for my niece whose favorite color combination is purple and black.  Straight line quilting on the machine, which shows best on the second picture.  Color is better in the first pictures.  There is no quilting at all in the purple pieces, so they stand out more.  Two pictures to show the plain backs of the coasters as well as the pieced fronts. 

Sunday, January 4, 2015

Quilts for my great granddaughter!

Two quilts for my great granddaughter.  The crazy one is made partly with scraps from the quilt I made for her mother in November 2010.  I used 18 of the 20 fabrics from that quilt top, plus some strips from the back of it, and another 18 fabrics for a total of 39 fabrics on the top!  My husband said that it was too busy for a little baby, so I made the pink one.  The first one is from a book called String Quilt Revival.  The authors came to my quilt guild several months ago, and I bought the book.  It's called String Binky.  They said it was their least favorite, though it was the first one they made. They don't show a picture of it on their site.  The pink one is called Spinning Flowers and was in the December issue of the Fons and Porter Love of Quilting magazine.