Glassquilt Pictures 2

glassquiltMarch 3, 2007

Quilt for DS#1

Quilt for DS#2

Quilt for DD#2 "Home is Where the Heart Is"

Quilt for DD#1 "There's No Room For Me!"

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All pretty, but how I love "There's no room for me"! Were any of these quilts lost in the fire? I hope not!

    Bookmark   March 3, 2007 at 4:30PM
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I LOVE the one with the animals on it - but I bet it would freak my real cats out if they jumped up on it! It would be fun just to torture them!


    Bookmark   March 3, 2007 at 5:31PM
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I love the ones with the cats on it. Colleen

    Bookmark   March 3, 2007 at 5:36PM
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I had not seen "No Room For Me". I love it. How did you do the fish fins? They look transparent.


    Bookmark   March 3, 2007 at 7:23PM
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These four quilts are safe in the kid's houses.

The fish fins were embroidered with a satin stitch using verigated thread. I traced them on Sulky Solvy and did free motion. Bubu, the white fish, also has a gauzy fabric. I added SIL's fish because his side of the quilt was so empty. All the animals are/were their pets since they got married. They are on the quilt where they sleep/slept in real life on DD's side.

The two cats are Mama's kittens. Samson was a toy poodle. He slept in a small house made especially for him and the door had to be closed before he'd go to sleep. The other animals that are together were buddies.

I paper pieced the body of the gray cat that is with Samson to get the tiger look & appliquéd the detail on the face. That was way too much work for me so I pieced the rest with a blanket stitch and then did thread painting for the dog hair. The cats & dogs have name tags. They & the fish are trapunto-ed

    Bookmark   March 3, 2007 at 11:43PM
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Great quilts!!! I love how you personalized them....and, I'm glad they were not in the fire.


    Bookmark   March 4, 2007 at 9:32AM
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Very nice and what an imagination you have.

    Bookmark   March 4, 2007 at 8:28PM
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Oh, that one with the pets on the quilt - so clever!! I'm so glad those quilts still exist!

    Bookmark   March 5, 2007 at 8:04PM
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Thanks for the story behind the quilt. That is very creative of you.


    Bookmark   March 5, 2007 at 11:53PM
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How clever and creative you are. Love those appliqued pets. They would never need to be let out.

    Bookmark   March 14, 2007 at 5:48PM
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Absolutely amazing applique!!! I love all of them, but the Log Cabin is my favorite.
And then I look again at the Tumbling Blocks!!!!Rosa

    Bookmark   March 14, 2007 at 8:55PM
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