Friday, January 16, 2015

A Christmas quilt

I finished quilting this fabulous old quilt for a client. It was hand pieced by her great aunt back in the 1930s. Taylor wanted it to look like a Christmas red work quilt.

I quilted this in two phases. First all the white thread, then the Statler quilted the red motifs. I doubled up the red thread so it would look a bit more thick.

The reindeer was my favorite

I loved the gingerbread house too.

I used an orange peel design all around the little hand pieced red and white squares. This took ages, but I sure love how it turned out!

Have a great day!
Tia Curtis


  1. What A Wonderful Way To Quilt This Antique Quilt Top! It Turned Out Simply Awesome!

    1. Thank you so much Abigail! It turned out pretty good I think.

  2. OMG. What an exception way to finish this quilt. An heirloom for sure. Wish you live close as your quilting and ideas are treasures. (met you at Gwen's retreat).

    1. Hey there Ana! Are you still going to the retreat even though Gwen Isn't doing it? It sounds like it is still super fun!


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