New and vintage fabrics, main backing piece from Brooklyn General. New batting, pieced binding, heavily quilted.
I kept this quilt for myself!
Brown and Blue Squares and Strips (2014) - Back
Bottoms Up Bunny 2014
Finished February 2014
Bottoms Up Bunny started out as a quilt back with a unique cross pattern. I liked it too much to keep as a bottom and converted it to a top.
New and vintage fabric. Mostly new (but discontinued) bunny fabric for front and new orange stripe for back. New batting, diagonal quilting, pieced binding.
Measures 43 1/2 square.
Bottoms Up Bunny Quilt (2014) - Back
Stars for NFG (quilt for Crimson) 2014
Finished August 2014
Quilt commissioned May 2014 for Crimson's first nephew. New and vintage fabric, one piece from the quilt I made for Crimson and Trevor. Back is mostly vintage with diagonal pattern. New cotton batting, rolled binding. Mostly stitch in the ditch quilting. Labeled using a patch method and block print of Flounder.
First commission finished. First sold quilt. First traditional block finished quilt. First labeled quilt.
I would guess it measures 55" square
Stars for NFG (quilt for Crimson) (2014) - Back
First Friendship Quilt
Started April 2014, finished October 2014.
Vintage and new fabric, vintage backing, first friendship stars, continuation of using traditional quilt blocks, hand quilted with pearl cotton, vintage batting.
Gifted to my mother in law. Flounder label.
First Friendship Quilt back.
Quilt for Grandma Aponte
Mini quilt finished in Nov 2014.
Vintage and new fabric, scrap batting, lots of pearl cotton quilting,
Made in honor and memory for a friend's Grandma. Not yet gifted. Not yet labeled.
Quilt for Grandma Aponte back.
Mat finished Dec 2014.
Mostly new fabric from fat quarters, some vintage, or reused clothing. New and vintage backing, scrap batting, quilted in fans with black acrylic thread.
Made to carry around as a mat, seat, etc... for me.
First fan quilting, first very odd shaped quilt.
Fan Mat back.
Four Trees Mini Mini Quilt
Four Trees back.
Night Trees back.
Finished Jan 2014
One Tree back.
Batik Wall Hanging
Gifter xmas 2014.
Batik Wall Hanging back.
Three quilts hanging out in Vermont.
Molly and Liam's Quilts
The first two quilts I completed were immediately given as gifts. I never got great photos of them.
Blue Red Yellow Squares and Strips Quilt
Inspired by, and using some of the same fabric as, a quilt that I made for a friends new baby boy.
Ugly Flowers Modern Log Cabin Quilt
Vintage Ugly Flower Log Cabin made from vintage estate sale fabrics in all types of floral patterns. Trimming and binding is a tight corduroy purchased in Brooklyn.
Not for Marion Sideways Cities
Not for Marion Sideways Cities Quilt. Originally made to give away this one went to the shop. Features the Mad Cat Quilts Sideways Cities design and one wonky star on back.
Johnny Lee Quilt
Squares and Strips quilt top (or bottom?) that I made for a friends baby, Johnny Lee. Alternate side created by Crimson Glading.
Red Japanese Squares and Strips Quilt
Red Japanese Squares and Strips. Uses vintage Japanese feed sack squares and multi toned red estate sale fabric. Backing is new purchased from Brooklyn General.
This quilt was given as a gift to my Mom.
Quilt for Crimson and Trevor
This quilt was started years before 2013 for a friends wedding gift. The top was completed the year they got married, the rest after their one year anniversary and it found it's way to them in early 2014.
This quilt features a Squares and Strips design with new, vintage and thrifted fabric. It had a new cotton batting and was bound with the Mad Cat Quilts fold over method. It was quilted in a growing arch pattern.
The back features a small patch of fabric that was used in the decorations at their wedding.
Quilt for Crimson and Trevor - back
Quilt for Crimson and Trevor - detail
Peach Sideway Cities - Front
Made from mostly vintage and thrifted fabrics found in VT, this quilt was pieced in Vermont as well. The Sideways Cities pattern is my own and a favorite to make.
Peach Sideways Cities - Back
Butterfly Series Pot Holders
The Butterfly Series uses vintage quilts squares with a whimsical butterfly pattern as well as other pre cut squares from the same never made vintage quilt. Use as a pot holder for low temperatures, table protectors, tea towels, or for decoration. Rejoice in your inner old lady!