Monday, June 3, 2013
|"2 Pounds 18 Inches"|
This fish applique was created by tracing the fish outline from a raisin paper pattern taken from the original wooden fish, then back-basting and needle turn appliqueing. We added the stream-bed mosaic of one inch squares and the random width stream bank panel. The batting is wool, which gives great dimension to the quilting. All of the piecing and quilting was done by hand, as was the binding.
You can see this quilt during the Utah Shop Hop in June. It will be at Village Dry Goods www.villagedrygoods.com in Brigham City. After Shop Hop, all of my fish quilts will be in West Yellowstone for the summer at the Send-It-Home shop. We'll be doing drop in classes at the shop in June and sign-up in advance classes later in the summer.www.send-it-home.com
Pinecone Playhouse has moved to the Mack's Inn Dinner Theater in Island Park for Summer 2013. The Heritage Quilt Workshop will continue, with locations and classes to be announced.
|Peonies in my garden|
During the winter, I had the pleasure of making lots of soft flannel blankets, knitted caps, and tiny zippered sleepers in expectation of our new grandson. Fox arrived a bit late, but he and his mom are doing well and his big brother is as happy as a kid can be.
One of my more recent projects was piecing the center of another Christmas Quilt for one of my mother's grandchildren. The tradition she started with giving each grandchild a quilt block for Christmas each year has resulted in 14 finished quilts made as the grandchildren married. Here's the center of Elise's quilt for her June wedding: