Thursday, April 12

Carol's quilts

My friend, Carol - from Montana, is always creating 
such fun quilts.
She has some pretty serious skills when it comes 
to quilt making.
Here are a few lovelies she recently made...
This is one of my favorites - I especially love the 
low volume backgrounds.


 I straight lined her "X's" and swirled the background.
I believe all quilts look fabulous with a black 'n white 
stripe binding.


Carol made an entire quilt out of these blocks - "Nesting Churn-dash" - this is a pillow she made to go with it.  
Churn-dash is my favorite block - I was tempted to 
keep this pillow...


I wish I had a better photo of this little quilt.  
She used a border print for both sides of 
these very cool pieced blocks.
  

Here is the right side of the border print - I love it!


I quilted wavy lines with a "wood knot" every so often through the border print.


LOVE these chickens!  
Carol said this is one of her favorite quilts.  
I can see why.


I absolutely love this backing.  
I need at least a bolt of it!  
You can get it from Hawthorne Threads.  
It's from the Pastel Thrift line here.


I think this sweet little boxy quilt is so sweet - prints are 
from Sweetwater.  
I quilted a single wavy line from edge to edge.  
Carol uses the best backings on her quilts, too.


 I still love a masculine woven fabric quilt.  
Carol made this one for her son-in-law. 



 It's a very simple quilt and yet so appealing.  
I cross-hatched the entire quilt.


I quilted "wish bones" in the outer border.  
Carol used a luscious flannel for the backing.


Carol - you're an amazing quilter and a wonderful friend.
I only wish I could keep up with you and your quilts!
Thanks for always trusting me with your beauties.

5 comments:

  1. Carol is certainly one busy quilter, making you a busy quilter, too! They are all wonderful!

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  2. Love these quilts and what a sense of color Carol has - love the understated color choices. That hen quilt maybe my favorite (if I could choose lol) and churn dash is my favorite block too - just something about it :)

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  3. Love all these quilts, and the quilting you did on them looks great too!

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  4. What an amazing line up of inspiring quilts and pillows! Love everything about this post! Gorgeous and creative quilting, Kathy!

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