Modern Quilting

Happy St Patrick’s Day

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Gwen Marston Lecture

Just returned from attending a lecture by artist and author Gwen Marston from Beaver Island, Michigan. Found her liberating, humorous and her quilts inspiring. She has written over twenty six books and currently has quilts on display at the Dennos Museum in Traverse City Michigan.

Valentines Day Too

Here are some pictures of time spent in the studio. Decided to finish off the remaining Surrounded by Love by Deb Strain Moda.

Surrounded by Love by Deb Strain Moda Valentine Day too

Surrounded by Love by Deb Strain Moda Valentine Day too

Surrounded by Love by Deb Strain Moda Valentine Day too. Decided to design on the fly with the remaining fabric.

Surrounded by Love by Deb Strain Moda Valentine Day too. Decided to design on the fly with the remaining fabric.

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Surrounded by Love by Deb Strain Moda Valentine Day too.

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Surrounded by Love by Deb Strain Moda Valentine Day too. That one red square sure catches your eye.

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Surrounded by Love by Deb Strain Moda Valentine Day too

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Surrounded by Love by Deb Strain Moda Valentine Day too. Getting near the end.

Surrounded by Love by Deb Strain Moda Valentine Day too. What can I do with these remaining pairs and scraps.

Surrounded by Love by Deb Strain Moda Valentine Day too. What can I do with these remaining pairs and scraps.

Surrounded by Love by Deb Strain Moda Valentine Day too. Time to assemble and find direction.

Surrounded by Love by Deb Strain Moda Valentine Day too. Time to assemble and find direction.

Surrounded by Love by Deb Strain Moda Valentine Day too. Flipped these every which way and still not sure.

Surrounded by Love by Deb Strain Moda Valentine Day too. Flipped these every which way and still not sure.

Surrounded by Love by Deb Strain Moda Valentine Day too. Design is finding focus finally.

Surrounded by Love by Deb Strain Moda Valentine Day too. Design is finding focus finally.

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Surrounded by Love by Deb Strain Moda Valentine Day too. I really like the organic feel.

Surrounded by Love by Deb Strain Moda Valentine Day too. Finished effort number two.

Surrounded by Love by Deb Strain Moda Valentine Day too. Finished effort number two.

Valentines Day

Here are some pictures from our studio using Surrounded by Love by Deb Strain Moda.

Construction of Surrounded by Love by Deb Strain Moda Table Mats

Construction of Surrounded by Love by Deb Strain Moda Table Mats

Construction of Surrounded by Love by Deb Strain Moda Table Mats

Construction of Surrounded by Love by Deb Strain Moda Table Mats

Design wall at studio of Surrounded by Love by Deb Strain Moda Table Mats and Runners

Design wall at studio of Surrounded by Love by Deb Strain Moda Table Mats and Runners

Complete close up of Surrounded by Love by Deb Strain Moda Table Mats and Runners

Surrounded by Love by Deb Strain Moda Table Mats and Runners

Surrounded by Love by Deb Strain Moda Table Mats and Runners

Close up of Surrounded by Love by Deb Strain Moda Table Mats and Runners

Close up of backing of Surrounded by Love by Deb Strain Moda Table Mats.

X and O Quilt

Started the New Year with a couple of new projects. Here is my progress so far with my XO quilt.

X and O Quilt 2014 layout and assembly

X and O Quilt 2014 layout and assembly

X and O Quilt 2014 layout and fabric choices

X and O Quilt 2014 layout and fabric choices

X and O Quilt 2014 getting started

X and O Quilt 2014 getting started

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X and O Quilt 2014 getting ready to longarm design

X and O Quilt 2014 on the longarm machine

X and O Quilt 2014 making progress and the binding is waiting

Iron Quilter Paper Piecing

Recently “taught” an Iron Quilter and thought a few pictures from the day’s effort should be posted.

Judy Tucker's Iron Quilter Fall Challenge 2013 wonky block assembly

Judy Tucker’s Iron Quilter Fall Challenge 2013 wonky block assembly

Judy Tucker's Iron Quilter Fall Challenge 2013 reverse view

Judy Tucker’s Iron Quilter Fall Challenge 2013 reverse view

Judy Tucker's Iron Quilter Fall Challenge 2013 top view

Judy Tucker’s Iron Quilter Fall Challenge 2013 top view

Judy Tucker's Iron Quilter Fall Challenge 2013

Judy Tucker’s Iron Quilter Fall Challenge 2013

Judy Tucker's Iron Quilter Fall Challenge 2013 views of both sides

Judy Tucker’s Iron Quilter Fall Challenge 2013 views of both sides

Judy Tucker's Iron Quilter Fall Challenge 2013 with quilting design on paper

Judy Tucker’s Iron Quilter Fall Challenge 2013 with quilting design on paper

Judy Tucker's Iron Quilter Fall Challenge 2013 quilting

Judy Tucker’s Iron Quilter Fall Challenge 2013 quilting

Judy Tucker's Iron Quilter Fall Challenge 2013

Judy Tucker’s Iron Quilter Fall Challenge 2013

Modern Quilt Guild Challenge Number 2

Another quilt design for the Modern Quilt Guild Challenge.

Modern Quilt Guild Season Challenge 2013

Modern Quilt Guild Season Challenge 2013

Longarm preparation of Modern Quilt Guild Season Challenge 2013

Longarm preparation of Modern Quilt Guild Season Challenge 2013

Modern Quilt Guild Season Challenge 2013

Modern Quilt Guild Season Challenge 2013

Design wall view of Modern Quilt Guild Season Challenge 2013

Design wall view of Modern Quilt Guild Season Challenge 2013