Tuesday, January 14, 2014

A quilt for Julie

Hey there! Here is the first Custom quilt I have quilts for 2014. Julie sent it to me and wanted it quilted similar to the one in the book (Urban Views by Cherri House). I love how it turned out. At first a was a bit intimidated by all the stop/starts for the echoing squares and rectangles, but I put on some great music and got lost in the zen of quilting such a simple and elegant quilt.

With each advance I turned the top back and clipped as many red bits as I could. The red did seem to fray quite a bit. I hate to be happily quilting along and "Surprise!!!" there is a stray thread that is totally visible through the light fabric.

This was such a fun quilt to quilt and after I got into my zone it seemed to quilt itself.

I am working on a lovely double Dresden Plate right now for Jen. I love how it is coming along. Hopefully I will finish it tomorrow.

Happy quilting folks!


  1. I saw Julie's quilt in person last night. You did an awesome job!

  2. LOVE the quilting on this quilt!

  3. This is awesome!! Love your quilting!!

  4. Amazing how you took a simple 2 color red and white quilt and turned it into a stunning piece.

  5. GREAT job Tia and a GREAT quilt Julie !! I love the inspiration and reminder... I need that book and I am going to pull the trigger on getting a longarm. :) ~ Christina


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