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Eight Point Star Quilt Restoration

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James Mills brought me this quilt that his Grandmother made many years ago and asked me to restore it.  I was able to save 10 complete blocks, which was as much of the original quilt as possible and made new ones from fabric I was able to recover from damaged squares and complimentary prints.  The new back that James chose is made from our Black Overtone Willowy Flowers 108” quilt backing.  The quilt is filled with soft Hobbs Heirloom 80/20 batting.  I quilted it in an Aztec design.  James was giving the quilt to his brother as a birthday present so he would have something special their Grandma made!  🙂

Jordan’s T-Shirt Quilt

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Gennell Neel made this T-Shirt Quilt for her granddaughter, Jordan from her high school shirts.  She did a great job with it! Jordan graduated from Marianna High School in 2010.  The quilt is backed with our Quilters Blenders Yellow Gold 108” wide quilt backing and is filled with Hobbs Heirloom 80/20 batting also from our shop.  I stipple quilted it and did the binding for her.  Thanks to her grandmother, Jordan can keep her t-shirts and high school memories close!

Half Square Triangle Birthday Quilt

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My aunt, Ruth Barber made this bright eye catching quilt for her niece, Phyllis Pearce.  She used red, white and black since those are Phyllis’s favorite colors.  The backing is Razzle Dazzle Red with our Hobbs Heirloom batting inside and I quilted it in a Twine design.  Bold & Beautiful!

Batik Stained Glass Quilt

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Maureen Meers made this delightful stained glass window quilt from colorful batiks for her granddaughter who is in her first year at college.  Her granddaughter plays the trumpet in the band so I quilted it in musical notes and trumpets.  The backing is our Softie Lime Green 108” wide fabric.  You did a wonderful job Maureen!  🙂

Lisa’s Family Quilt

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I made this quilt for my oldest daughter, Lisa in 2014.  It is a quilt of love with squares made by her great-grandmother, Audrey Maphis, her grandmother Fannie Maphis, her great-aunt, Ruth Barber, her Aunt, Iris Tye Melvin, her daughter, Alisa Humphrey and me.  Their names are embroidered on their squares.  The quilt is stripped and backed with fabric from our shop.  I quilted it in the Hearts & Hands design with a mother’s love!  🙂

Leigh’s Cross Quilt

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Last week I realized that we never featured the cross quilt that I made for my youngest daughter, Leigh in 2014.  I designed it with fields of purple, blue, red and green made with squares of 3 different prints in each color surrounding the cross of gold which is echoed in white.  It is quilted in HeartLinks and Hilbarc designs with a mother’s love!  🙂

Quilt for A Love Story

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Jeanne Brown made this beautiful Signature Wedding Quilt for her niece and her husband, a true love story.  It has been signed by their friends and family, even their dogs! 🙂  I quilted it for her in the Ribbon Hearts design in gold thread.  A tribute to a wonderful love story, a long time in waiting.