Member Patchwork

Handmade patchwork quilts and patchwork projects shared by our members.

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Making Friends

“Making Friends” 50 x 37" was created as a fundraising piece for the Victoria Humane Society inspired by a photo by Wendy Nesbitt, used with permission. The VHS logo was the jump-off point for the design: the shades of blue are those from the logo. The Labrador Retriever and Husky portrait is centered within a…

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Garden Lady Art Quilt 3-D fabric flowers on wonky batik patchwork base

Abstract 3-D double fused fabric flowers adorn a wonky pieced batik cotton base aprox 32"x 20"   Other topics you may enjoy:How to Free-Motion Quilt with the Best of Them: Helpful Hints from Susan Brubaker KnappMother’s Day Gifts for Quilters and Surface DesignersCreative Machine Art Techniques at HomeFree-Motion Quilting Technique TipsPractice Free-Motion Quilting on Your…

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No hiding quiet heart for me.

This is the first Quilting Arts challenge I have entered.  I have really enjoyed the challenge. Many thoughts went into this tiny "Artist Trading Card":  The red envelope style binding was modified from the "Circles into Squares" pattern from the quilt book, "Japanese Folded Patchwork" by Mary Clare Clark, 1997.  I first saw this pattern…

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In the Garden of the Night Music

800×600 Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 "In the Garden of the Night Music" – ©1990 I thought that I would post pics of this piece since Vivika psoted a blog today about Japanese indigo fabrics, and mentioned Kasuri Dye Works, a terrific Japanese fabric store that used to be in Berkeley,…

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In The Air

A patchwork and applique quilt in honor of the US Marine Corps Aviation Centennial in 2012. The lable reads "…ever look on Heaven's scenes,They will find the streets are guarded by United States Marines." Other topics you may enjoy:No Related Posts

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King Sized quilt in Shoo Fly Block pattern

This was my very first patchwork quilt.  I used the Shoo Fly block pattern from this site. Trust me to start off big! I found the King size quite heavy to work with towards the end, but very well worth it, I love it!  I tried to use mostly greens, as our bedroom is light…

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Emma’s Dream

This quilt was a present to my niece, Emma, at her college graduation.  The center motif is a drawing made from a photo of Camp Ondessonk, in southern Illinois.  It is one of her (and her family's) favorite places on earth.  It was hand painted on whole cloth cotton muslin and some machine thread painting done on…

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White House

Classic Patchwork Other topics you may enjoy:Modern Patchwork Fall 2016Modern Patchwork Summer 2016How to Free-Motion Quilt with the Best of Them: Helpful Hints from Susan Brubaker KnappQuilting Arts Magazine June/July 2016Mother’s Day Gifts for Quilters and Surface Designers

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Dreaming Surfer

An image of my husband, created by using 3 D soft sculpture, free form patchwork, applique, over lay fbrics, thread painting and hand dyed fabrics. i have now entered it into the Surfing World Archibald competition. You never know unless you try. Other topics you may enjoy:No Related Posts