Saturday, April 30, 2011
Hello from the sweatshop. OK, It's not that bad but... Have you ever heard that song, "I'll Sleep When I'm Dead"? I'm kind of feeling that way right now. The Int'l Quilt Market is just a week and a half away.
So, I thought I'd take a break and show you a few pictures of quilts that I've done for market. These three were done for Timeless Treasures Fabrics (TT) and will be displayed in their booth.
The Floral quilt is a line of fabric called 'Blossom'. This quilt pattern is my design and will be a free download on the Timeless website. It will fit a twin bed.
The Hunter's Star (pink/green batiks) is done from the 10" squares and 2-1/2" strips. Timeless has wonderful batiks, or Tongas, as they call them. This design came from a book and I'm sorry I can't remember the name at the moment but I'll post it later. I sent the book back to TT when I finished the quilt.
The Twister quilt is in flannel (green and beige) and it is done with templates, It's fairly easy. The templates are just called Twister and Lil' Twister from Country Schoolhouse I'm sure you can get them at your local quilt shop. There is also a book (a pattern comes with the templates).
I still have 2 quilts to make, one for TT and one for Blank Quilting. Na d a few garments and I need to finish up a couple of my quilts! I'm working on a pine tree pattern using my Quilted Jewels template set. I'll be posing pictures soon and the pattern will be available by the end of May (hopefully!).
Quilt Market is a trade show for shop owners to see new products, fabrics and gadgets. It's a little slice of heaven for quilters. After market I'll post pictures so that you can see what the Quilt Market is like if you're not familiar with it.