To see some examples of my custom quilting please scroll to the very bottom of this page. The majority of these are customer quilts who requested full custom quilting.

Please feel free to contact me with any questions you may have regarding having one of your quilts either freehand or custom quilted. or call me at (403) 278-8854

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Lovely Batik pieced by Mary-Ann

Simple pattern but very lovely quilt using beautiful batik fabrics.  First time customer Mary-Ann did an awesome job piecing this quilt and we aced the thread choice.  This is a great example of how the thread choice when doing an edge to edge can really compliment the quilt even with all that blank space.  I love it and better yet - Mary Ann loved it.

Freehand edge to edge leaf design, Hobbs 80/20 batting and a gorgeous variegated thread - Mirage by Wonderfil.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

First Dear Jane - pieced by Lana W

Don't you just love firsts?  This is my first Dear Jane quilt and I can't believe the work that goes into piecing one of these quilts. First time customer Lana mentioned she worked on this quilt for approximately 4 years (on and off of course).   The quilt size is 89" x 89" and there are 13 small blocks across, 13 blocks down and then there are the spectacular wedge blocks.

The quilting is full custom with ditching around each and every block and a little of this and a little of that in each and every block. Lana choose what she wanted in the border and will cut around the border scallops and bind each scallop with bias binding to achieve the traditional Dear Jane scalloped finish. It was a real honor to work on this beautiful quilt and I enjoyed it immensely although I must admit I did have to dig deep to come up with enough variation.

Lana just picked up her quilt and I am very happy to say "she loved it"!

There were two layers of batting used - one layer cotton and one layer wool (which gives a wonderful definition to the quilting).  I also used Invisifil thread for the top and a polyester in the bottom - this combination worked amazingly well.

Tetris Quilt for Chris

Who knew?  Tetris is celebrating their 30th anniversary.  Well I'm not even sure I know what Tetris is, but Chris, Amy's teenage son seemed quite excited that mom had made him this awesome Tetris quilt.  They asked that I include the odd 30's design to commemorate this special anniversary.  My aim is too please!

Freehand edge to edge quilting with a few special designs thrown in. Hobbs 80/20 batting and a beautiful variegated thread - Silco by Wonderfil really added to the colorful nature of this fun quilt.

Chris came with mom to pick the quilt up and was very very pleased - how cool!  I Love My Job!

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Lone Star by Tammy

My dear friend and customer Tammy made this gorgeous Lone Star quilt.  I would love to be there when Tammy hands over this awesome quilt to the lady she made it for.

Freehand edge to edge hook swirl design, Hobbs 80/20 batting and a gorgeous variegated thread, Mirage by Wonderfil.

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Lovely quilt by Lorraine

This lovely large quilt was passed on to me for quilting by a friend of the lady who made it - Lorraine.  Great quilt and I love the colors - sure hope Lorraine liked how I finished it.  A bit strange not meeting or hearing from the customer.

Freehand quilting - hook swirl design, Hobbs 80/20 batting and a lovely variegated thread Tutti by Wonderfil.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Perfect for Twin Boys

Susan L always goes an amazing job and these two adorable baby quilts made for twin boys are a perfect example.  Fairly simple design, but the fabrics and colors choices make this so precious.

Freehand quilting, swirl and spiral designs and 100% white cotton thread.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Beautiful Scrappy Pinwheel by Donna

First time customer Donna made this lovely large pinwheel quilt for her spare room. Great color arrangement and love the traditional pattern.  Donna loved how it quilted up and I'm happy to say "another happy customer has left the building".

Freehand swirl quilting design and variegated thread - Tutti by Wonderfil.


Monday, February 9, 2015

"Home Sweet Home" - Wool Applique by Lynda B

Another adorable wool wall quilt machined appliqued by Lynda B.  Not sure if this was another block of the month from "Out of Hand" but it such is sweet and the workmanship is exquisite.

Full custom quilting using Invisifil polyester thread and Hobbs 80/20 batting.