Category Archives: Embroidery

Lady Bird Quilts for Fabric & Quilts!

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Visit Lady Bird Quilts to find incredible deals on colorful top-quality cotton fabric! We have the material you need to make beautiful quilts. A lot of new fabric has come in recently, come see what we have! We teach quilt sewing classes for all levels from beginner to accomplished plus… We make beautiful custom quilts to order (including Memory Quilts & T-Shirt Quilts) and offer longarm quilting with our IQ quilting system which enables us to stitch intricate designs with exceptional precision.

Our prices:
Cotton Prints – $4.00 to $6.50 per yard
Licensed Collegiate Prints – $9.00 per yard
Batiks – $5.00 per yard
Premium Solids – $5.00 per yard
Bargain Solids – $4.00 a yard
Licensed Collegiate Prints – $9.00 per yard
108” Quilt Backing – $10.00 per yard
96” Hobbs Heirloom 80/20 batting (Natural) – $8.28 per yard
108” Hobbs 80/20 batting (Black) – $8.28 per yard
Fat Quarters – $1.00 each, bundles of 10 for $9.50
Jelly Rolls – $19.99 each

We are open 10 am to 5 pm every Saturday. Lady Bird Quilts is located 2 miles south of Greensboro at 2029 Bristol Highway, Quincy, FL. Look for the big Fabric & Quilts sign on our shop! If you need anything during the week or simply can’t make it on Saturday just give us a call at 850-329-8276 and we will be happy to meet you at the shop!

Conner’s T-Shirt Quilt!

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Stacey Strickland and his wife asked me to make a T-Shirt Quilt for their son, Conner as a Christmas gift at the same time they ordered one for their daughter, Lauren. It’s made of his baseball jerseys and t-shirts plus to make it extra special it also includes some from his dad and sister. This queen size quilt is put together with purple and gold cotton fabric from our shop and backed with our 108” Quilters Blenders Yellow Gold quilt backing. It’s filled with our Hobbs Heirloom 80/20 batting which is warm without being too heavy. My sister, Iris Tye Melvin did the machine embroidery of Conner’s name and date of birth. I quilted it in an Aztec design. A great way to preserve wonderful family memories!

Medical Tie Quilt

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Poca Mae and Dan Hatcher asked us to make a quilt as a Christmas gift for their son who is a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from the medical themed ties he wore to medical school. So, we did! My sister, Iris Tye Melvin helped me piece the quilt and Georgiana Hand did the embroidery. We used garnet & gold for the base colors and appliquéd the ties on the gold blocks. It is sashed in black for contrast and backed with our 108” wide Marblecious Brown quilt backing. I quilted it in in a medical design and put a black binding on it. The perfect way to preserve Doctor Hatcher’s tie collection!

Lauren’s T-Shirt Quilt!

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Stacey Strickland and his wife asked me to make a T-Shirt Quilt for their daughter, Lauren as a Christmas present. It includes her T-shirts along with some of her dad’s plus a handkerchief and doilies of her grandmother. I put it together with lime green fabric in solid and chevrons. Georgiana Hand did the machine embroidery. It is filled with our Hobbs Heirloom 80/20 Batting for just the right weight and feel. I backed it with our 108” Softie Lime Green Quilt Backing and quilted it in Square Spirals. A great tribute to Lauren’s many interests and her family!

State Birds & Flowers Quilt

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Carla Nix asked me if I could make quilt for her father, St. Elmo Harrison from a set of squares beautifully hand embroidered with all 50 states, the year of statehood, the state bird and the state flower. Mr. Harrison had purchased the set of squares previously with the intention of having a quilt made from them. I was glad to make it for them! I sashed it with red and blue Quilters Blenders fabric from our shop, bordered with one of our patriotic flag prints then bound it with red after quilting. The quilt is filled with Hobbs Heirloom 80/20 batting for a soft comfortable feel and ideal weight. I stipple quilted it with Ecru thread. This quilt is a queen size tribute to America! 🙂

Tie Quilt – Robert Glyn Robertson

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Beverly Pritchard asked me to make a quilt with her Daddy’s ties and shirts as a gift for her mom. I was happy to make it for her. In addition to the ties on the shirts it is bordered on two sides with tie “piano keys.” It is filled with our soft Hobbs Heirloom 80/20 batting and backed with one of our many Tonal Vineyard quilt backings. I quilted it in Diamonds. Tie quilts are a great way to save the ties and shirts of a loved one and preserve precious memories!

Beach House Quilt

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My sister, Iris Tye Melvin made this beach themed quilt for my son and daughter-in-law, Randy and DeeDee Danford.  Embroidery is by both Iris and Tonya Pilcher Banks of Sweet T’s.  I quilted it in “Curl Circle”.  It’s filled with our soft Hobbs Heirloom 80/20 batting and backed with our 108” Softie Lime Green quilt backing.  It certainly puts you in a salty state of mind, perfect for the beach!  🙂