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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!  🙂

Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Quilt

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Mike Taylor asked us to make him a T-shirt quilt out of the motorcycle shirts he’s collected over his years of riding.  So we did!  He picked the colors (Harley!) and we went to work.  My sister, Iris and I pieced the top, then I quilted it with Flames and a Harley Sportster. All of the fabric is from our shop and it’s backed with our 108” wide Quilters Blenders Yellow Gold.  Mike has some really great tees and now they’re preserved so he can enjoy them on his bed.  We can do the same for you!  🙂

Colorful Four Patch Ladder Quilt

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This colorful Four Patch ladder pattern quilt was pieced by Ruth Barber as a gift for Jamie and Christie Maphis. The longer I look at it the more shapes and patterns I see! It is backed with our 108” wide Tilt-A-Whirl natural 100% cotton quilt backing and the batting is Hobbs 80/20 Heirloom. I stipple quilted it for her. Beautiful work Aunt Ruth!

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!

Seminole / Crimson Tide Quilt

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How do you make a quilt for a man that loves two teams? Incorporate both of them into it of course! I made this quilt for Danny Danford who has always loved Alabama and later became a big fan of FSU. It features the Florida State University Seminole and the University of Alabama Big Al (elephant) mascots surrounded by collegiate fabric from each school. The quilt top also contains fabric with football and tailgating prints with the balance completed in the colors of each team. The back and the white in the top are our 108” wide Tone on Tone White Circles fabric. Hobbs 80/20 Heirloom batting was used and I stipple quilted it. Enjoy Danny!

FSU Seminoles Quilt – King

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Up for auction on eBay now!  Show your Seminole spirit and stay warm!  This King size garnet & gold FSU quilt measures 113″ x 96″ and is made with a 100% cotton top, flannel backing and has High Loft Polyfill batting inside.  This quilt will keep any fan warm at night or at the game.  It features a large FSU rectangle center surrounded by 8″ x8″ squares.  It is quilted with freehand meandering edge to edge.  It was pieced by Iris Tye Melvin and quilted by Lynda Britt.