Alex’s Preppy the Whale

I love this pattern (Preppy the Whale by Elizabeth Hartman).  It is just perfect for a baby quilt.  Alex commissioned me to make this quilt for friends of his who have a baby girl on the way.  I used E2E design Feathers with a twist, it reminds me of a whale swimming, and Glide’s Cool Grey thread.

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Quilts of Valour #9

I continue to volunteer to provide batting and donate my time to do the longarm quilting on quilt tops donated to Quilts of Valour.  This is the 9th top that I have longarmed for them.   I used Glide Khaki thread and e2e design Waterworld.

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More Work for Quilts of Valour

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I had a little fun in the solid black squares on this quilt .  I love when I get a charity quilt with some quiet background space.  Instead of doing a pantograph I get to use my imagination and do some custom quilting.  Its a win/win for me and the charity.

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This quilt top was a little too busy for custom quilting so I opted for a pantograph called Maple Grove.

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More Volunteer Quilting

Quilts of Valour put out a call for longarm volunteers to help complete some quilts before Christmas.  I took this lovely yellow and green log cabin quilt and used a new pantograph called Maple Grove which features Canadian maple leafs.  I hope the recipient loves their new quilt.

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Volunteer Longarm Work

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I just finished the longarm work on my 3rd top for Quilts of Valour.  They give me a quilt top and I provide the batting and the longarm service.  This quilt proved to be a bit of a challenge because of all the 3 dimensional bling on numerous blocks.  I used  an edge to edge design called Waterworld because it reminding me of birds flying around.  I hope the recipient loves their new quilt.