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Patriotic Strip Quilt

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Jeanne Brown made this bold Red, White & Blue quilt for her niece who joined the Army! The top is made from strips of patriotic prints and bordered with familiar patriotic citations. I quilted it in the “Star Spangled” design with ecru thread. Just the thing to show off for the 4th of July!

FSU & UF Crib Quilt

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Patti Spooner covered the field with this winning crib quilt for a little one whose parents pull for different teams!  The pattern has a neat gradient effect that ties the Seminole garnet to the Gator blue.  The black sashing really frames the colors and just makes them pop!  The quilt is backed with our Tilt-A-Whirl Natural quilt backing and filled with Hobbs Heirloom 80/20 batting (not too heavy but still nice & warm).  I quilted it in Swirls and Stars then did the binding in black to match.  This quilt is a winner wither way!  🙂

Stair Steps in Red, White & Blue!

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Brenda Nelson’s mother-in-law made the center of this quilt. Brenda brought it in and asked us to finish and quilt it for her. My sister, Iris and I added the stripes, lighthouse plus more red and blue to it. I quilted it all in Diamonds with variegated red, white and blue thread and did the matching binding in red. An American treasure!

Majestic Blue Diamond Quilt

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This spectacular quilt was made by my aunt, Ruth Barber and sister, Iris Tye Melvin as a gift for me!  The design is mine and Iris’s.  The gold in the center triangles and the variegated blue fabric in the big blue diamond is accented by touches of metallic gold in the blue swirls.  The diamonds are sashed in white and black.  A black border frames and sets off the design.  The quilt is backed with our 108” Tonal Vineyard Bright Blue quilt backing and I quilted it in an Asian Fan design.  It is on our bed now, thank you Aunt Ruth & Iris!  🙂

Get Your Team Spirit On!

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Whether Garnet & Gold or Orange & Blue gets you going we have you covered!  We have licensed collegiate prints complimentary colors for both the Seminoles and the Gators.  Halloween is right around the corner then before you know it Thanksgiving will be here.  We have seasonal prints for Halloween, Thanksgiving and the season of autumn.  If you need some striking black printed material to complete your Halloween ensemble or decor we have that too!  A couple of great new sewing themed prints with classic sewing machines are new in the shop, these are very nice.  We’ve also loaded up with plenty of panels and wallhangings, they are an easy way to make a spectacular quilt!

Most of our prints are only $5.00 a yard with most solid colors for $4.00 a yard.  We also sell fabric in Fat Quarters, Charm Packs and Jelly Rolls. Fat Quarters are $1.00 a piece, with bundles of 10 for $9.50 and 20 for $19.50.  Jelly Rolls are $19.99 each.  Charm Packs of pre-cut squares are available in 3 1/2″, 4 1/2″, 5 1/2″ and 6 1/2″ sizes.  Top quality 108” wide cotton quilt backing material is just $10 a yard and available in numerous colors and prints.

Do you have a quilt top that is ready to be quilted?  Lady Bird Quilts provides Longarm Quilting services in a wide range of styles and designs.  We can make your quilt look it’s best!  Bring your quilt top to the shop on Saturday for an estimate.

Come visit and see whats new!  If you have a fabric, sewing or quilting question, just ask us.  Feel free to give us a call at 850-329-8276.  We are open every Saturday from 9 am until 4 pm central time at 7161 Highway 90 in Grand Ridge, Florida.  Just look for the Lady Bird Quilts sign!