Request by friend to create a photo quilt for her grandparents. I enjoyed this project being my first large photo quilt. This quilt includes 24 photos, digital prints from panel and I Used my embroidery/sewing machine. Was nervous also because of a chance the photoink would run. Washed 3 times with color catchers, pretreated photo fabric with Bubble jet 2000. Recipient loved the quilt
This quilt started as a pile of neutral and white fabrics, embellished with touches of metallic silver. It sort-of “grew” on its own, without a pattern. When I decided to applique some of Jenny’s Wonky Star blocks onto the starry/snowy border, my granddaughter appeared at my side and exclaimed, “Grandma, the stars match the trees!” I couldn’t resist…..”There’s a story about that,” I said: “Once, there was a grove of young pine trees growing in the mountains. The trees wished and wished that someone would come to decorate them for Christmas, but no one came. A bunch of wonky stars in the sky heard their wishes and felt their disappointment. The stars began to shimmer and shine more brightly than the other stars in the sky. Magic stardust sprinkled onto the snowflakes, which fell to the grove below and covered each young pine tree with its own silvery, patterned blanket that matched the Wonky Stars. And the pine trees were beautiful and happy!” “Aaaah,” nodded the granddaughter, “so THAT’S what happened!”
I have completed my Voyage Pinwheel quilt. Planned to give this to my son and daughter in law for Christmas 2018, but did not get it finished in time. The pieceing is all done, but still needs quilting. This year, (2019) all 3 of my children will have a pinwheel quilt. *Update 4/9/19, the quilting is finished! The quilt pattern is called "Star Anise", and was done in the thread color, "Magic Mint". I chose a blender fabric in a teal color for the backing and the binding. The finished quilt size is a 85" x 97".
Ich habe diesen Quilt vor über 20 Jahren für meine Tochter genäht. Sie hatte sich den Eulenstoff ausgesucht. Dies war mein 3. Quilt. I made this quilt 20 years ago for my daughter. She had chosen the owl fabric. That was my 3. Quilt. Now in 2019 I made a quilt for my granddaughter. (watch my profile foto) and a second one for my second granddaughter.
Just in work. It for my grand daughter Zoey. I hope not that it remains an UFO. It was an UFO for 3 years but now I want to finish it after I have found more fabric from Moda (kiss kiss) in Alaska. In Germany, although there are patchwork fabrics to buy but the selection in America is much larger. Moda Kiss Kiss Background Moda solids porcelain