My design for Grandmother’s Fan was developed from patterns found in quilt books. I saw the fan and wanted to use it in something very special. The pattern had to be enlarged (a trip to the Copy store) and a few practice blocks before it was correct. The rose pattern fabric used in the fan as well as the border was purchased on my trip to Paris last December, so this made it ideal for this special quilt.
Finished size is 70.5 X 74.5 inches for the on-point placement. I enjoyed using various free motion stitches.
Quick and easy strip-pieced construction. This Runner was made with fabric on hand; pattern found in the Winter 2014 issue of QW. Completed this 20 X 45 inch runner in two short evenings. Idea for a holiday gift.
The Stack and Slash method was used in making this kaleidoscope lap quilt. The squares were a delight to make. I learned this technique in the fall advanced quilting class. Finished size is 53 X 50 inches; embellished with beads in the supply of sewing notions.
I love working with Red, Black and White. This 26 inch round is a nice change for the table. Made with fabric on hand and a pattern I used before. Easy to do in a couple evenings; stippled free motion quilting.
This Holiday Runner is done with three nine patch squares placed on point. The ends were squared to add length so that the finished size is 17 X 67 inches. It covers the entire dining room table and will be enjoyed throughout the Christmas season. Thanks to my friend Shirley for passing all this lovely fabric to me.