FiNisHeD QuiLTs

Below are some of the quilts I've made ... most of them as gifts. 
Unfortunately a few have been given away without a picture being kept...

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Black-n-White Quilt... October 2019
This quilt was made using 4 varied fabrics ranging from dark to light sewn 
into 10 inch finished blocks. 
Each alternating block was turned & then all rows were placed on the diagonal. 
The sashings are 2 inch finished with corner stones. 
The outside borders finish at 2 inch & 4 inch.
The quilt was quilted by Julie using ELC5014 pattern in white thread.
The quilt measures 82 in x 98 in.


 
 

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Baby Blues Play Quilt...  October 2019
This quilt was made using a disappearing 9 patch block.
The play quilt measures 40 inch x 52 inch.
It was quilted by Julie using "Deb's Swirl" pattern.
The binding was machine stitched on the front & hand stitched to the back.

 

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FanCy SnoWBaLL... February 2019
 In 2015 I joined in a scrappy challenge using 9 patch blocks together with snowball blocks. 
I chose to use up a jelly roll I had on hand in a very bright & colourful fabric line from Moda designed by Lily Ashburn called FaNCy.
There are 182 blocks in total & each block finishes at 6 inches. 
The 3 outside borders all finish at 2 inches wide.
The machine quilting was done by Julie in a pattern called "Champagne".
The finished quilt measures 90in x 96in...
& is FiNaLLy finished.



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CHariTY QuiLT... October 2018
To be used as a wheel chair quilt in a local hospital.
It is made up using 1/2 hexies which are sewn together to form a 10in block.
Simple quilting around each hexie shape with long straight lines between each row 
lets this quilt be nice & soft for comfort.
The quilt measures 40in x 60in.



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TRaFFiC JaM ... June 2018
Pattern by... Kids Quilts (New Zealand) & is called Traffic Jam.
I machine appliqued all pieces using a blanket stitch.
I did make 2 small changes to the original pattern by adding a motor bike...
 & an ambulance instead of the 2nd school bus.
Quilting by Julie at Edge to Edge Quilting in an Antique Trucks pattern.
The binding is a scrappy one using the colours of the quilt.
Finished quilt measures 62in x 80in.

 
 

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My Sweet Garden ...   February 2018
This baby cot / cuddle /  playquilt finishes at 36in x 46in & is my own design.
It has lots of machine blanket stitch applique with ric rac as flower stems. 
I added a multi coloured top & bottom border between green sashings.
It was machine quilted by Julie in a gorgeous variegated thread.

 

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FLuTTerBuGs  PLaYQuiLT... January 2018
This is another pre printed panel that will be used as a TuMMyTiMe playquilt.
It measures 34 inch x 42 inch.
It was quilted with a "Hearts & Stars" pattern... by Julie.

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"Ellie & The Pooh" PLaYQuiLT...   January 2018
This is a pre-printed panel that measures 34ich x 44 inch .
It was machine quilted by Julie in a "kites" design.
This will be used as a "TuMMy TiMe" playquilt.

 
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"L is for Lion"  PLaYQuiLT...    January 2018
A pre-printed panel that was machine quilted by Julie.
It will be used as a TuMMy TiMe playquilt & measures 34 inch x 42 inch.

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Humpty Dumpty PlayQuilt...   January 2018
This pre-printed panel was quilted by Julie using a "loopy stars" design.
I added a colourful striped fabric as the backing & a bright yellow polka dot binding.
This TuMMy TiMe playquilt measures 34 inch x 42 inch.


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Animals Two by Two... December 2017
A pre printed panel that was machine quilted. 
To be used as a "TuMMy TiMe" floor play quilt.
Final measurement was 35 inch x 42 inch.


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Ballerina Faerie PLaYQuiLT...   December 2018
Pre Printed Fabric panel sized at 40 in x 42 in for a TuMMy TiMe Floor quilt.
Machine quilted in Fairy Flowers pattern.


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Christmas Tree Skirt...  October 2017
The skirt measures 40 inch in diameter... including a 2 inch "snow" edge.
Machine appliqued & quilted on my Bernina 780. 
I used various templates I had on hand for houses,characters & trees.
Backing fabric was used as the bias binding on outside edge & neck as well.

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HapHazard Peaks Quilt ~ July 2017.
Finished quilt measured 90 x 100 inches. Made using 1/2 square triangle blocks (machine pieced) in lots of different modern colours with deep grey background fabric. Four 1/2 square triangle coloured blocks formed each of the "peaks".
I added varying "grey" fabric blocks in between to fill desired pattern. 
There are 90 blocks & each block finished at 10 inches. 
No added borders were needed on this one although I did add a multi coloured binding for effect. 
The backing fabric was a black & white making this quilt fully reversible.
Machine quilted by Julie at Edge to Edge Quilting.


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Hugs-n-Kisses Quilt ~ July 2017
Finished size 80" x 104".  Except for the "white background & borders" this quilt was made using scraps of colour in a Rainbow Scrap Challenge. I chose to make Bow Tie blocks & then arrange them in alternate hugs (O) & kisses (x) & in a dark & light theme.
Each block finished at 12" square. The borders are 3" white, 3" coloured width then 4" white outside.
I chose white backing & Julie used a coloured thread in a "Champagne Swirl" quilting pattern. 
The binding is the same fabric as the backing.
This quilt is for my personal use on a "guest room" queen sized bed.
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Elephant PlayQuilt... June 2017
This fun baby cot quilt measures 36in x 48in.  
The quilting was done by Julie (Edge to Edge) in a Hearts & Swirls pattern.
I adapted the original pattern by "The Design Studio" by using Applique, block size & finished quilt size changes to suit my requirements.


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Clowns Cuddle Quilt... April 2017
The quilt measures 38 inch x 45 inches... & is my own design.


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Play Time quilt... August 2016
The quilt measures 40 inch x 52 inch.
See below for details...


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Baby Taggie Play Rug... April 2016
This was a FREE design by allpeoplequilt.com.
My slightly larger version of the original quilt measured 36 inch x 45 inch.
I added an extra row & changed the layout slightly as well.
The colourful ribbons can hold toys in place OR be used as sensory stimuli.
Simple in the ditch, cross hatch and F/M snail quilting finished it off. 
Both mother & baby loved it!

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Luke's Labyrinth Quilt... March 2016
This quilt measures 90 inch x 90 inch. 
It's the perfect size for a queen bed... or to snuggle under on a lounge.
The original design was by Belmont Patchwork Heart called Metro Maze Quilt.
It was quilted by Julie using Khpanto 90 which looks just like a MaZe.
I love how this quilt looks...& hope the recipient will too.


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Wonky Star Scrappy Quilt... June 2015
The WSS blocks are 10 inch finished...with 2 inch finished sashing in between.
The different coloured corner stones were added for effect.
I used a white fabric with "stars" on it throughout the quilt.
The outside borders are also 2 inch finished & add a nice finish to the quilt I think.
The quilt measures 58 inch x  70 inch & is wonderfully soft and cuddly.


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Roses in Bloom... April 2015
This quilt measures 65 inch square.


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For Cooper~ Baby Tummy Time Quilt... April 2015

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Liquorice & Lime Lap Quilt... February 2015

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Cats in the Picture Quilt... Oct 2014
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North Pole Village... Sept 2o14
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For Denya... Aug 2o14
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Whoo's There
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Go the Mighty Knights
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Tina's Garden
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Animals in my Zoo
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A Twist of Lemon
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CheckerBoard
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Balloons for a Baby
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The Wrights Farm
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ZooLand
Animal Crackers
Up Up & Away
AnimalTropics
SunBonnet Paris
Beary Welcome
Playtime Friends
FarmYard Friends
Rock-a-Bye Baby
Below is the very first quilt I made.
It was for my Mother and is called Amour Toujours.
My quilt making journey... from very humble beginnings... until now.
I still only know what could be written on a postage stamp...
BUT I'm learning with every quilt I make.
Thanks for visiting...

1 comment:

heather stockton said...

Your Quilts are all Beautiful, I particularly like the grey red and white one Roses In Bloom :)

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