Monday, July 14, 2014

A Quilt Show By Laura

Last week when several of us convened at Terry's for a day of sewing, we were treated to some of Laura's recent finishes. I have pictures to share. These are all UFOs, if you can believe that! Amazing to get so much done! Grab your coffee and enjoy!

This is a Burgoyne Surrounded quilt in blue and white, and isn't it grand? Simply divine. This is a large throw-sized quilt made from a pattern called Vicksburg by Clothesline Quilt Co.

This is a small quilt - a table topper or a doll quilt, if you like. It is called Cheddar and Crackers from a quilt along that was featured on the Humble Quilts blog a couple of  years ago. Laura hand quilted this one.

This small quilt has an interesting story. Laura keeps all her leftover HST from various projects and from all those random leftovers, she pulled out all the brown, beige and red ones to be used in this wall hanging - it's a Jo Morton pattern from a magazine. She machine quilted it. It feels really good to make something out of leftovers - it's like you have given yourself a free gift or something.

Laura said she wanted to try scalloped borders, so she used these two leftover log cabin blocks and came up with this table topper. It is machine quilted, and she said she is glad to have mastered those scallops.

This little table topper is called Myron's Campfire, a Civil War Legacy pattern by Carol Hopkins. Laura machine quilted it.

This quilt may have been the show stopper as we all made major oohs and aahs when she unfolded it. The fabric is a line by Windham called Sophia, and isn't it spectacular? She made up the design using 16-patches.  It is a large throw or a small bed quilt, and she hand quilted it. Awesome. Totally.

Poppies! Red ones! Laura said she combined two patterns to come up with this quilt - the interior and the border. One part (either the interior or the border) was by Marsha McCloskey in a magazine. Isn't Laura's hand quilting exquisite on this?

This wall hanging was the result of a mystery quilt done on a retreat. It is made from one charm pack and some additional yardage and is machine quilted.

There you have it! Starting off your Monday with an impromptu quilt show. I hope you enjoyed it!

Happy Quilting, Friends!


  1. What beautiful quilts, thank you for sharing them with us.

  2. The Burgoyne surrounded looks great. I succumbed and began one, following the APQ Tone It Down pattern. I thought about doing it ordered and planned, but the more I looked at the examples on Instagram, I decided I did like the scrappy lights for background, with the cross and circle standing out. Sooooo much cutting...


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