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Quilt of the Week -- May 2, 2017

May 02 2017 09:34 AM | Jo Ann Gruber in Featured Quilt

This week's feature has been pieced and beautifully quilted by Jane O'Clair of New York. She originally pieced this quilt for herself, but it is now destined to live with her vet who lost her beloved pets in a fire over the holidays. Be sure to visit the forum to see photographs of Jane's quilt along with details of her quilting on this piece.

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Quilt of the Week -- April 25, 2017

May 02 2017 11:41 AM | Jo Ann Gruber in Featured Quilt

This week's feature is a lovely, colorful diptych wall hanging that has been beautifully pieced by Michelle Middleton of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The pattern that was used is called "When Bali Met Sochi" which was offered as a free download from the fabric manufacturer. Michelle's quilting treatment of this piece includes flowing lines and strings of pearls. You can see additional photographs of this quilt in the forum.

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Quilt of the Week -- April 18, 2017

Apr 18 2017 04:31 PM | Jo Ann Gruber in Featured Quilt

This week's feature is an adorable thread-painted piece done by Nancy Rehak. Nancy started this little quilt in a Nancy Prince workshop that she attended in Houston last fall. In addition to the thread sketching, there's a bit of trapunto and some embellishments, too. Be sure to visit the forum to see additional photographs of this cute quilt.

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Quilt of the Week -- April 11, 2017

Apr 11 2017 06:05 AM | Jo Ann Gruber in Featured Quilt

This week's feature is a "Ribbon Star" quilt that has been quilted by Nancy Krier of South Dakota for her club's raffle. Nancy's simple quilting treatment on this scrappy quilt includes cross hatching and some line dancing/continuous curves in the star blocks. Be sure to visit the forum to see additional photographs of the quilt.

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Quilt of the Week -- March 28, 2017

Mar 28 2017 05:10 PM | Jo Ann Gruber in Featured Quilt

This week's feature is a lovely Carpenter's Star that has been pieced and quilted by Terri Watson of Grandville, MI. Terri's quilting treatment on her quilt includes some beautiful freehand feather and straight line ruler work. Be sure to visit the forum to see the additional photographs that she has shared with us.

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Quilt of the Week -- March 21, 2017

Mar 21 2017 05:06 PM | Jo Ann Gruber in Featured Quilt

This week's feature has been beautifully created by Mary Landon of California and Montana. She started with a vintage eyelet table scarf and another piece of fabric that were both thrift-store finds, and then she worked some of her quilting magic. Be sure to visit the forum to see the before and after photographs of the vintage linen that she used in this piece.

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Quilt of the Week -- March 14, 2017

Mar 14 2017 05:23 AM | Jo Ann Gruber in Featured Quilt

This week's feature has been pieced and quilted by Vicki Schlimmer of Minnesota. Her scrappy Twister quilt has been quilted with continuous curves, a modified beadboard border, and a stipple background fill. Vicki has shared additional photographs of the quilt and an explanation of her binding treatment in the forum.

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Quilt of the Week -- February 28, 2017

Feb 28 2017 01:03 PM | Jo Ann Gruber in Featured Quilt

This week's feature is a quilt that was made with a panel print (Paws of Valor) and beautifully quilted by Cathy Cunningham of Sanibel, FL, for one of her customers. Cathy's great quilting treatment includes wavy cross-hatching, pebbles/pearls, beadboard borders, and a variety of other motifs. You'll want to visit the forum to see all the photographs that Cathy has shared with us.

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Quilt of the Week -- February 21, 2017

Feb 21 2017 01:19 PM | Jo Ann Gruber in Featured Quilt

This week's feature is an adorable, pieced and appliqued baby quilt that has been quilted by Libby Goulionis of Pennsylvania for her customer, Suzanne McCrary Fryzlewicz. Libby quilted this piece with a variety of freehand motifs. Be sure to visit the forum to see the additional photographs that she has shared with us.

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Quilt of the Week -- February 14, 2017

Feb 14 2017 01:05 PM | Jo Ann Gruber in Featured Quilt

This week's feature is a quilted wedding dress that has been designed and beautifully quilted by Beth North. Beth's silk wedding dress was inspired by her original wedding dress which she wore 25 years ago. Her quilting designs include feathers and pebbles. Be sure to visit the forum to see other photographs that have been shared with us.

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