|Sorry, but I've lost track of how many "Franken-quilts" Michael has done, but now he's expanding to Christmas ones.|
Having grown up with "idiot birds", aka "Peacocks", I still think they are pretty, but don't get the attraction for them. At least it was only the feathers, not the screaming birds at 5am.
Quilted with the "Christmas Paisley" panto. They are all 3 quilted with the same backing, so I loaded the backing , and then used scraps of batting for each one.
|I really miss Heart to Hand and the fun and friends from there. At least I still get to see Sharyle and she brings my the mystery quilts that we made there.|
|Sharyle added the appliqued orchids to her quilt|
Isn't this pretty! Sandy is a first time customer for me, but I hope that we'll get to work together again. She sent me a photo of how the original quilt was quilted, and I took those ideas and then went slightly differently. This resulted in trying out several different ideas, and I'm thrilled with how it all turned out.
Quilted with the pantograph "Fern Gully" which I think is perfect because it makes the lion look like he's looking through grasslands. So very cool! This is for her son who is heading off to college soon. I hope he realizes just how amazing his mother is.
|Ann is the sister of my friend Xande. She is an art teacher at West Sylvan school, and this quilt was created by 6-8th graders as a part of their curriculum. This quilt now hangs in the display case at the school.|
I'm not sure what the "rules" were for the project, but it's obvious that they were to create a scene of an urban ecosystem using fabric, and it seems that embroidery was also required as each block has a least a little bit of embroidery stitching.
|All have the kid's names on the block, even though it may not show in the photo. I did find this one, below, as I was quilting, and it made me smile.|
|This is what Xande gave me for the backing. Fits the theme, but gives me a bit of the willies.|