Friday, February 19, 2010

Friday Show and Tell

Today's post will just be quick, as I have to get working on my Friday Night Sew-In!!

This is a quilt that took me a few years to piece. It is about 90"x90" and made up of all kinds of blocks I wanted to try. It is the second large quilt I made and the first one that I hand quilted. I finished it 5 years ago. It has been a great reference for some more recent quilts that I have made (the bear's paw that I am working on being one). This style of quilt is still one of my favorites.

The two appliqued hand prints are tracings from my two children. I usually have some reference to them in all my work. They are my greatest creations and the ones that I am the most proud of!!

Off to my machine to sew!

Have a great day!! ♥


Gloria said...

Now THAT is what you call a Sampler Quilt! It is a reference library on it's own! Very nice!

Gigi's Thimble said...

Joanne, this is absolutely beautiful! What a treasure of a quilt and I can't believe you hand quilted the whole thing. You are inspirational. Great job!

And p.s., thanks for entering my giveaway!

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