These quilts can add a pop of color to your home, provide warmth while relaxing on the sofa or make a unique gift for someone special.
64" x 86"
The quilt top is pieced with a variety of asian prints surrounded by a wide solid black sashing and border. Various design elements from the fabrics are added in the broderie perse style to extend the design into the black surrounding fabric.
The sashing and border is custom quilted in a clamshell pattern and the asian fabrics are quilted to emphasize the designs in the fabric. Thread color on the top is chosed to blend into the various fabrics. On the back, the thread is gold metallic to show the quilting designs of the main blocks.
The backing of the quilt has a central asian fabric panel surrounded with black fabric.
52" x 62"
This is a fun quilt made with more than twenty different bright cat fabrics. The traditional 9-patch block is made, then cut and rearranged to form a new interesting block. Two inner borders frame the center blocks and a pieced outer border of cats and a black binding finish off the quilt. The backing is made from various blue, teal and cat fabric pieces. The quilting design is a swirly heart pattern done in variegated thread. This makes a perfect size for a lap quilt, wall hanging or a baby quilt.
59" x 71"
This modern design was made as part of a fabric challenge and to try out a new specialty curve ruler. Images from the challenge fabric are cut out and fused into the blocks near the bottom. The quilting reflects the abstract botanical theme, with some of the same designs from the fabric stitched in among the appliqued blooms. The bold black rings in the piecing are also reflected in the block designs stitched into the quilt. The backing is a gray mottled fabric that allows the stitching to show well on the back of the quilt.
I Spy Red and Blue
52" x 66"
This quilt is made from my "I Spy Squares" pattern. Each block has a different center fabric with a variety of motifs that are fun to look at. To unify the quilt, the outer edges of each block are pieced with the same fabrics. The two outer borders provide a frame for the quilt. The fabric on the back is a single red dotted fabric, which is also used in the hand finished binding. The batting is a cotton/polyester. The quilt is perfect as a lap quilt, a small bed quilt or a wall hanging. There is a hanging sleeve on the back.
The "storm at sea" block used in this quilt has only straight seams, but they appear curved. The quilt is made with various fall colored batiks. It is quilted with a multi colored polyester thread. The quilting pattern has various leaves and loops. The quilt center is framed by a narrow inner border, a cream colored flange and a wider outer border. The binding is hand finished. The back is the same fabric as the outer border and has a hanging sleeve attached.
The two long braid blocks in earthy colors and the modern leafy sashing/border focus fabrics make a perfect lap quilt. The backing fabric is a vine print batik in pale blues, greens and neutrals. All fabrics are 100% cotton and the batting is cotton/polyester. The binding is hand finished on the back.
This quilt is a featured in Gyleen Fitzgerald's latest book "Brick, Cobblestones and Pebbles". Gyleen named the pattern Symmetry Square. I named the quilt "Fuchsia Hedge" because the bright pink and orange splashes of color remind me of the colorful wild fuchsia bushes I found once on a hike.
The blocks are made from a wide variety of batik and regular cotton fabrics. The backing is a single wide batik vine print. The batting used is a cotton/polyester blend. An all over flower and leaf pattern is quilted in a variegated thread.
59" x 76"
This bright happy quilt is constructed with two different blocks connected with a dark sashing and pink cornerstone. There is a dark blue inner border and an outer border made with the various floral fabrics used in the blocks. The quilt is reversible; the back is pieced with larger sections of the floral fabrics and some scattered blocks from the quilt top. The batting is a cotton/polyester blend and the binding in dark blue is hand finished on the back. The machine quilting is an edge to edge meandering leafy vine done in green thread. All the materials used are quilt shop quality.
Three Dimensional Boxes
62" x 68"
A wide variety of fabrics in light, medium and dark values make open boxes pop out three dimensionally. The quilting is an all over pattern of swirling leaves that add to the fall color theme. The quilt is perfect lap size or small bed size. The batting is a cotton/polyester blend.
Pick up Sticks
39" x 55"
This modern quilt is made from blocks that have quarter inch inserts of various fabrics against a dark blue background. It is quilted with an all over design of circles and swirls in blue thread.
59" x 75"
A blended quilt made from various fall floral fabrics. The center is framed by a beige batik inner border and a beautiful diagonal stripe batik as the outer border. The quilting design is a swirling leaf pattern done in a gold beige thread. The backing is pieced from fall colored fabrics. A perfect seasonal quilt for a bed or throw.
Beachside Bricks (SOLD)
This quilt is made with various beachy colored solid fabrics and a backing batik fabric. The quilting design, done in beige thread, is bubbles (water) and lines (boardwark). The stitching creates an especially nice texture on the solid fabrics. All fabrics are 100% cotton and the batting is cotton/polyester. The binding is hand finished on the back