I really enjoyed quilting this top. I just let my imagination run wild and the thread flow.
Best of Quilting in Canada
In 2021 I made this art quilt of Lucy (Edmonton Valley Zoo) and I entered it into the Canadian Quilters Association (CQA) national juried show. I was thrilled to learn that it was juried into the 2021 CQA Show. Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, the in-person show was cancelled and replaced with a virtual show so I never got the opportunity to see it hang on the show floor.
This summer I received at email from CQA informing me that they were compiling a selection of juried entries into a “Best of Quilting in Canada”collection and they wanted to include my piece. The quilts would be exhibited in the New England Quilt Museum (NEQM) in Lowell, Massachusetts, from January 17 to May 9, 2023. Needless to say, I was shocked and thrilled.
All of the selected quilts are also featured in the 2023 spring edition of Canadian Quilters Magazine.
Quilt for Berners
I was asked by the Bernese Mountain Dog Club of Canada if I would be willing to make a quilt that they could raffle off at their National Specialty Show in Calgary at the end of the month. This is what I made for them. I hope that they are able to raise a few dollars for their club. Of course I had to include a picture of my Bernese Mountain Dog Spirit with the quilt.
Here Fishy Fishy
I just love this colourful fish themed quilt that I recently finished for a new client. She chose edge-to-edge design WaterWorld and I think it complements it beautifully.
I had a lot of fun working on this art quilt of the beautiful Rosie-Roo, a friend’s Cane Carso. For the extensive thread painting I used a large assortment of Glide and some InvisaFil thread. I also incorporated a variegated thread on the forehead and torso.
Shirley made this colourful batik quilt for her sister. Her sister loves bright colours and picked all the fabrics herself. Shirley gave me free rein to quilt it as I please. I did a lot of dense quilting around the appliqué and quilted each border differently.
Our new neighbours recently had their first baby. A sweet little girl named Bristol. I made this quilt for her. I used edge-to-edge design Animal Crackers and white Glide thread
Liam’s Shark Quilt
Janice made this lovely quilt for her Grandson. I custom quilted a water/wave motif all over it.
EDQG Charity Quilt
I just finished this today. The top was made by a member of the Edmonton and District Quilt Guild for one of their sponsored charities. I used edge to edge design Malachite and Glide thread (Linen).
2021 CQA National Juried Show
Today I got the most exciting email: “Dear Deborah. On behalf of the CQA/ACC Board of Directors, I am pleased to inform you that your entry, Through Lucy’s Eye has been accepted into the virtual National Juried Show (NJS).”
An art quilt I made of Lucy (an Elephant at our local Zoo) was juried into the 2021 Canadian Quilters Association National Juried Show. Last year, a quilt I made of my Bernese Mountain Dog Spirit was juried into the show that was supposed to be hosted in Edmonton. Unfortunately it was cancelled because of COVID-19. They carried forward last year’s juried entries so that means two of my quilts will be in this year’s show. Unfortunately, I am not allowed to post any public pictures just in case they may be seen by one of the judges.