Thursday, 19 July 2018

Chelsea Football Fan Quilt, made by Penny, quilted by Fabadashery Longarm Quilting

Chelsea Football Club loving fan Quilt made by Penny
Chelsea Football Club loving fan Quilt made by Penny
We all reach the stage when we have made a quilt for all the women in our life and then don't want the men in our life to feel left out.  Reaching this point Penny decided to design her own quilt for her Chelsea Football Club loving fan, using the colours of their football kit.  Once made up she brought it to Fabadashery Longarm Quilting for finishing.
Chelsea Football Club loving fan Quilt made by Penny
Chelsea Football Club loving fan Quilt made by Penny
The next decision was which quilting pattern to use on the quilt.  Luckily we spotted this hexagon shaped pattern which reflected the pattern on a football called Argyle. I have never used this pattern before but somehow it seemed to be the perfect pattern for this particular quilt.
 

'Argyle' digital pantograph by Urban Elementz
'Argyle' digital pantograph by Urban Elementz
Penny even manged to fine some Football fabric for the backing - a RJR fabric from 2011 called 'Sporty' by Dan Morris. 
'Sporty' Footballer fabric, RJR Fabrics by Dan Morris
'Sporty' Footballer fabric, RJR Fabrics by Dan Morris


Tuesday, 17 July 2018

Fabadashery Longarm Quilting at Busy Bees Programme Launch Saturday 21st July 2018, Newport, Wales


Busy Bees Patchwork are having their annual Programme Launch on Saturday 21st July 2018 and I will be in Duffryn Community Centre, between 10am - 2pm,  if you want to meet me  or chat about how to finish your quilts.
It is a great day as there are exhibitions of City & Guilds classes, the tutors for the 2018 - 2019 Programme and as always - tea and cakes!

Sunday, 8 July 2018

Prairie Flower Quilt made by Angela

'Prairie Flower' quilt made by Angela, quilted by Frances Meredith
'Prairie Flower' quilt made by Angela,
quilted by Frances Meredith
This quilt design is called Prairie Flower and is made by Angela, who brought her quilt to me for quilting a few months ago.  I think Angela used a 'Grand Traverse Bay' Layer Cake by Minick and Simpson. The pattern is a great 10" Layer Cake pattern and there is a video tutorial of how to make it on the Missouri Star YouTube site. 
'Prairie Flower' quilt made by Angela, quilted by Frances Meredith
'Prairie Flower' quilt made by Angela,
quilted by Frances Meredith
I completed the quilting for Angela using the 'Ginger Hearts' digital quilting pattern.  One of my popular quilting patterns, especially when a quilt is gifted with love.
'Ginger Hearts' digital pantograph, designed by Apricot Moon

Thursday, 5 July 2018

Cross the Scraps Quilt, made by Margie

'Cross the Scraps' quilt made by Margie,  Quilted by Frances Meredith
'Cross the Scraps' quilt made by Margie,
Quilted by Frances Meredith
Margie is one of my postal customers and she keeps sending me lovely quilts to quilt for her.  I fell in love with this one instantly and have already been out and about collecting fabrics to make one of my own.  It uses fabrics from the MODA 'American Jane' range and has a lovely scrappy feel to it.
'Cross the Scraps' quilt made by Margie,  Quilted by Frances Meredith
'Cross the Scraps' quilt made by Margie, 
Quilted by Frances Meredith
Margie had looked at my online Pinterest catalogue and had chosen 'Popcorn' for the pattern, an ideal choice and the final quilt looked absolutely gorgeous.  She also provided me with the binding, so that when it was returned to her she just had to hand finish the quilt. Seeing these photos just makes me want to get on and make mine!
'Popcorn' digital pantograph