Sunday, September 23, 2012

I don't remember if I have ever shared this quilt with you.  I have spent the morning preparing quilts for my guilds upcoming show at the local college.  This quilt is silk dupioni and heavily embroidered primarily with designs from Jenny Haskins.  It is loosely based on her Heritage quilt.  Many of the flowers are embroidered on tulle and then appliqued onto the quilt.  I know that it doesn't show up well in the photos, but the entire quilt is embellished with Swaroski crystals, many blocks are couched with metallic threads and the sashing is quilted with couching.  The borders are cut on the bias, using a large checkered dupioni fabric.  That one wasn't one of my better ideas....borders cut on the bias..... what was I thinking?  But the finish result was worth the effort, I think.  Quilt was entered in a show in 2010 and won a second place ribbon. 

OK, enough of a break for me, I have quilts to prepare for the show.  I have been searching out pictures to go with the entry forms.  My Hearts Desire and Peaceful Pathways are ready to go to their first show. 


  1. Oh wouh! The Quilt looks fantastic!
    geetings fom Germany, Marita

  2. What a beauty! Have fun at the show with Hearts Desire and Peaceful Pathways :)