Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Winter blues and greens

I made this quilt about 2 years ago, found it in a bin while moving.  Hard to believe I totally forgot about it!
It was made for a quilt shop challenge using one of those preprinted panels (which I chopped up into strips).
Then I used my Elisa's Backporch templates to cut the circles.

And free-motion quilted it heavily!

Lots of the fabrics used were my hand dyed fabrics.

 Wonder what else I'll turn up in my other bins?

Saturday, January 17, 2015

A summery quilt for the dead of winter

Here is my first finished UFO for the year--made with my snow dyed fabric from last year, free motion quilted with my favorite Aurifil Mako 50 wt in several different colors.

On a frigid January day, this makes me dream of summer.  I'm embarrassed to say that I dyed the fabric and pieced it together, AND quilted it last year, and all it needed for a finish was facings, which I sewed on last week finally.

Closeup of some of the quilting.

Gotta get more of those UFOs done!!