I quilted this quilt for Piece by Piece Fabrics in Eugene, Oregon as a shop sample. I went to Jaybird Quilts and looked at her very beautiful quilting to see what she did. Then of course I had to “mold” it to fit my customer’s budget and still come out with what I thought would look good on the quilt. It turned out quite fun!
Jaybird Quilts has some fresh and modern designs, so check them out if you haven’t heard of them. You can find Julie’s blog talking about her fun quilts or purchase her new book (see link below) or call Piece by Piece and see which patterns they are carrying in the shop locally.
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This quilt was calling out for something special. So something special is what it got! Lots of feathers; gosh I love feathers! The outer border and the inner border both have feathers. All the white area around the stars have feathers that spiral out from the center of each star. There is a “continuous curve” design that goes through all the squares that bisect the quilt. And just to top it off, each of the stars has a different motif. I used three colors of thread on the quilt so the thread color would not be too much on certain areas of the quilt. And keep these quilts coming Gayle! Great job on this one.
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Wendy made this quilt for her son who is now an Eagle Scout. She did a bunch of neat piecing and applique with all sort of “boy scout” things. So we decided to add some boy scout fleur de lis, eagles, stars, banners, some continuous curves, and a curvy background fill to round out the design. Using five colors of thread to match the top so as not to be too distracting, I think the final outcome came out nicely.