One tricky thing about choosing fabrics and using them in a quilt is working with value. Not color, mind you, but the saturation of color making value light, medium, dark, and every range in between.
The quilt in the following pictures is the one I made for my nephew Jackson, he was born in February [...]
Here it is.
This is the quilt I designed and made for a customer’s parents’ 50th anniversary. I posted the draft of this quilt about a month ago, here. I put a ton of hours in last week and got it done at 2:30 am the morning of the anniversary party, which was last [...]
Here’s the story about the quilt that I finished but can’t take credit for:
It was May and I was finishing the Boy with a Coin quilt for a customer. Let me take you back even more… whenever I design a quilt, the first thing I do after I have the design is calculate how [...]
I just finished another baby quilt for a neighbor family who welcomed a new baby girl several weeks ago.
I had bought a lot of cute “girl” fabric lately and I wanted to incorporate it into this quilt. I also didn’t want to cut the fabric up too much, so I just started slicing [...]
Here is the quilt I made for my friend Anna’s baby girl, who is due a week from tomorrow, although my baby shower prediction was that she’d deliver on the 12th of May. Prove me wrong, Anna. Prove me wrong.
The quilt has 4 appliquéd tulips surrounded by 9-patches, all set on-point. I thought the [...]
Yes, we have a title. Spring Succeeds is a song by Olivia Tremor Control, and yes, it’s on our ipod. I have to admit it’s not a familiar song to me, but I love the title and it’s very fitting for this quilt. Thanks, Josh. What a long winter and a slow start to spring [...]
I’ve recently finished this quilt that my customer plans to give to a friend for her birthday. The customer chose the verse.
This picture shows the background quilting better:
Here’s an example of another one I’d done previously for a friend.
Both quilts finish about 9″X9″ and [...]