Friday, July 17, 2009

How can I stitch thee, let me count the ways…

Five of us have just come to the end of another quilt journey (if you don’t count the quilting itself – and who does?!). 

We all started with the same pattern, Terri Brander’s “The English Quilt” (Australian Patchwork & Quilting Vol 14 No 5 ) but once we’d applied our individual styles to this traditional medallion quilt the result was five very different – and very beautiful - variations on the theme.

I thought you might like to see the results. (with permission from the quiltmakers)

Quilt 1

IMG_0966 Here the quilter has deliberately left plenty of space around the central medallion so she can have some fun with her machine quilting.IMG_0969 I love the way (not having enough to use it lengthwise) she’s crosswise cut that vintage Robyn Pandolph stripe.

Quilt 2IMG_0982 That soft green perfectly sets off the clamshells, hexagons and bows in the centre square


[More in my next post.]

1 comment:

  1. Both divine! Expect to see a complete show and tell when all the tops are done. :)


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