I have been catching up on the quilts for my customers. Here are
some of the quilts that I have completed recently.
Anne made this lovely table topper for Christmas. The Poinsettas
really stand out and the pieced border adds alot of interest.
Anne wanted the outside border to be quilted in an all over design
whereas the center received more attention and detail.
I used a monofilament thread to outline the fused flowers and
then a thin white thread to fill in the background space with small
The outside border shows up the quilting nicely. I think the
name of the panto, on the outside border, is “Snowballs.”
I really love how it looks like a blistery cold winter’s wind.
It’s been a while since I quilted this one. I think
that it is a sampler quilt.
All the time and effort it takes to create such a quilt top amazes me.
We used a light peach polyester thread for the top and the backing.
“Flirtatious” is a popular panto I use alot; it gives so much
movement to the top and the backing. It is a lot of fun to stitch
out as well.
Nathalie created this huge quilt for someone special. I really
love the colors and the pattern itself.
The blocks look fairly simple to make but all the piecing sure takes
alot of time.
A light taupe polyester thread was used for the top and the backing.
I loved pieced backings, almost like having 2 quilts in one. Sometimes,
though, if there is alot of piecing on the backing, it creates alot of drag
and bumps for the hopping foot, on top. So, please keep this in mind
when you are deciding to add pieced backings to your quilts.
Again, the piecing astounds me.
I think that Lynn created this quilt top. She is a very talented
quilter and always has the best fabric around.
We used the panto “Flirtatious”once again.
The backing of the quilt.
Jeanette made this quilt and it comes with ATTITUDE.
The inside area is really a panel with fun fabrics for the
Each block has a different Scripture verse on it. I really
Even the border has fun fabrics on it. And the colors are
pretty wild as well.
Jeanette chose a vibrant yellow flannel for the backing; although
it looks more like orange on my monitor.
Here you can see the fun panto we used. “Splat” is the
name of the panto and its name even depicts fun.
Jeanette also created this Christmas wallhanging.
Nancy Halvorsen is the designer and she designs
lovely Christmas Nativity scenes.
Blocks were used to create the outer border and what
better way to dress up a panel?
Stars were quilted all over the top and suits it just fine.
The pieced blocks even have Christmas prints in them.
The backing also carries over the colors from the front of
This is another one of Lynn’s quilts. I was at her house
visiting one day and she showed me all of the quilts in her
closet. WOW!! I hope she doesn’t get mad at me for
White polyester thread was used for the top and the backing.
A floral panto was used for the quilting design.
Lynn made this quilt for one of her grand kids that likes
music. I love the pieced piano keys for the border.
Some of the blocks in the quilt. “Lyrical” was the name
of the panto; I thought it was appropriate due to the musical
nature of the quilt top.
The piano keys border.
The backing is even comprised of musical instruments, violins
to be exact. Quilters are so generous with their time, talent, and
fabrics. It even took time to search out this fabric. And I am
sure that she didn’t find it on the first trip out.
Another fun quilt by Lynn. I love the bright colors.
This is a huge quilt as well.
I can not imagine how long it took to create, piece, and finish
More pictures of the piecing in this top.
A large overall panto was used for the quilting design
and a white polyester thread was used for the top and
You will notice how large the motifs are on the backing.
When a quilt is large, you can use bigger motifs because
it fits in with the size of the quilt.
I hope you enjoyed all the pictures. Have a great
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