24 June, 2008

One Quilt At A Time

A warmer and softer world, one quilt at a time. At long last Sundance has surrendered this, her latest quilt, "Sugar and Spice". I've had this one loaded for a good while. The long arm journey continues, step by step. This sampler quilt was the example for a quilt making class that I taught at our local community college fifteen years ago, it has languished as a top long enough! The pattern is from Quilts! Quilts!! Quilts!!! a book by Diana McClun and Laura Nownes, it is still available and a great resource for quilt making of all levels. This has proved to be a great surface for playing with different free motion and straight-edge guided quilting techniques. Now, to find some fifteen year old fabric from the stash for binding; I don't think that will be a problem! The sweetest thing about "Sugar and Spice"? It's done! Stay tuned to see what follows this one... any guesses?

Life is Good!

19 comments:

Karen Dianne Lee said...

My guess is a baby quilt or the signature quilt.

This quilt is a wonderful display of your talent. I'm in awe.

quiltteacher said...

Baby, baby, baby. Could it be a baby quilt?

Salem Stitcher said...

Looks like folks have your next one figured out, Grandmere! I'm going with baby quilt too.

I love the colors in your sampler. Very sweet!

Nane said...

Snips and Snails and Puppy Dog Tails, next!

Quiltdivajulie said...

Congratulations on the finish ~ look at the beautiful work you're doing!!

The flannel baby quilt?

Rhonda said...

Lovely quilt!

OK... I'm going with the popular guesses... BA BY all the way! :-)

mamaspark said...

It always feels good to have a finish. The wedding quilt? That's my guess!

Leslie said...

My immediate thought was, "Something wild and crazy!" Something that lets your hair allll the way down! :cD Love the sampler...

Nancy said...

Snips and snails and puppy dog tails?

n, np

LC said...

My first visit here. Lovely quilt! I like your page... I'll be back!

Shelina said...

It looks great Mrs. G. It does seem like a wonderful way to practice different techniques.

The Carter's said...

Ooooooooooo! I haven't seen that design before....very different!! I love the colors...especially the design!

I think the next quilt is going to have warm colors~ a comfort feeling...a design that says country? Maybe...lol. I can't wait to see!! ((SMILE))

G'G'ma said...

Beautiful quilt! Love your quilting and the colors

Pat said...

Lovely!

meggie said...

It really IS Sugar & Spice. How lovely.

meggie said...

It really IS Sugar & Spice. How lovely.

Libby said...

Quilts seem to have a way of knowing just when it's time for them to be done *s* I'm going to put in my guess for a baby quilt, too *s*

Barb said...

Oh how pretty!! I can only say it seems "baby quilt" is the leader in voting :>)...whatever you create it will be a beauty!

By the way your previous post of "I'm Grateful" has become the new fav' for my office including our *Guidance Counselor* the reactions from folks when the response to the question of "how are you" is "I'm Grateful" is amazing, and always brings a response and most times a question of "for what"! Thank you for sharing that blog entry, love it!

Carole said...

Looks great! I just cannot wait for my baby to arrive. Soon!