Saturday, December 13, 2014

Quilty Goodness and Giveaway Winners

My goodness, the days are just flying by. Oh, yea, that's because it's December!  Duh.

Here's a little peak at what I have been working on this week.  I'm still trying to get customer's quilts done up for them in time for Christmas gift-giving, and I'm almost done!

This quilt is nearly king sized and exquisitely pieced. 

The center of each block is different.

A very traditional quilt with a light cream/almost yellowish colored background.

All custom quilted.  I changed thread colors in the maroon sashing and triangles.

I had fun quilting large symmetrical  flowers in the center of each different block.

Smaller flowers for the center stones of the large X blocks.

A sea of quilty goodness!

I've asked Santa for a new camera for Christmas. He just scoffs at me.  Maybe I just need to take a photography class to sharpen my skills :(

At any rate, this was a fun quilt to do!  My client had me quilt up a large piece of the border fabric. She'll cut it up to make matching pillow shams. She also has a bed skirt in the works to coordinate with this quilt. What a wonderful bedroom that will be to walk into!

And lest I forget, I'd like to announce the winner of my Giveaway Day drawing.  Thank you to all 131 one of you who took the time to read my blog and comment. I appreciate it!  I polled the Random Generator and lucky Sandra (sandit1) will receive the two Moda charm packs. Congratulations, Sandi!

Quilting with a smile,

Linking up with Fabric Tuesday


  1. Beautiful,just beautiful.Jane will love this.

  2. What a wonderful quilt. Just beautiful.

  3. Oh my how pretty!! You did a wonderful job! :)

  4. absolutely stunning! I love traditional set did a beautiful job quilting!

  5. A sea of quilty goodness is right! Beautiful work, Barb. :-)

  6. Your photography is just right...although your quilt is probably more gorgeous in person. Well done!

  7. Gorgeous quilting barb! It is indeed a sea of Quilty goodness!

  8. Barb your quilting accenting this beautiful quilt top perfectly!!

    1. Especially...because king size quilt are a lot of work.

  9. Beautiful quilting Barb! Your customer will be over the moon with this one. Hope you finish up those Christmas quilts soon so you can relax a bit.

  10. Beautiful quilt and Barb your quilting is perfect for it! Great idea to make shams from the border fabric, I made shams for our bed out of muslin and quilted them.

  11. Barb, you and your customer have done a fabulous job with that beautiful quilt!

  12. Beautiful quilt and your quilting adds the perfect touch. What a great idea to quilt up fabric for pillow shams. Sounds like it's going to be a wonderful ensemble. Merry Christmas!

  13. Gorgeous quilt! Happy new year!


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