Playful and Colorful Renter Quilts!

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Judy's Off Centered Around the World Quilt made with half square triangles, quilted at Quilted Joy

A lot of quilts come into this studio, but what really gets everyone “oohing” and “ahhing” tends to be bright and colorful quilts. What can I say, I love color! Quilts are excellent spaces to explore and use color to the extreme. These quilts were chosen for this post because the quilters had some fun…

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Judy’s Batik Pinwheels

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Judy brought me this beautiful quilt with pinwheel blocks and concentric squares made of beautiful batik fabrics. This was calling for a lovely pantograph with lots of movement.

Last week we looked at Judy’s beautiful One Block Wonder Quilt. Today I have another quilt from Judy. Take a look! Don’t you love those batiks? They’re just so yummy! I’m not sure what the quilt pattern is. I love how the white fabrics really set apart the pinwheels and the squares in a square.…

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Kathleen’s Seaside Pinwheels

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Pinwheel Quilt

The last few days have been cold, dreary, and wintery. So how about a quilt to remind you of summers at the beach? Kathleen dropped off this beautiful pinwheel quilt for quilting. Don’t those blues and greens remind you of ocean waves and sea glass? This would be a wonderful summery quilt! There’s a lot…

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Jodi’s Grand Illusion

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Grand Illusion Quilt

There must have been something in the water because this is two Bonnie Hunter quilts in a row from my customers! Jodi’s quilt, called Grand Illusion, was one of Bonnie’s mystery quilts a couple of years ago. There are so many tiny pieces in this quilt. It’s obvious Jodi put a lot of time and…

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Batik Sampler Quilt Should Be Viewed With a Frou-Frou Drink Complete With Paper Umbrella

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Batik Quilt long arm

This quilt makes me want to drink something fruity on a sandy beach. Diane made this quilt for a class she taught at one of my local quilt shop gems, The Smocking Shop. She did this as a part of an AccuQuilt class to show off how to use the dies. I recently purchased a…

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A Batik Pond awaiting frogs and dragonflies

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In my next life I will only buy batiks. Okay, I’ll buy brights AND batiks. 🙂 I have a visceral reaction to the aisle sof batiks at my local quilt shop. Some people feel that way about 30’s or Civil War Repros but not me. It is batiks that make me swoon.Isn’t this gorgeous? This quilt reminds me of…

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