Hello Friends, thanks so much for your get well wishes. I am not feeling any better today, but I am hanging in there (by a thread, pun intended, ha!) Nonetheless, I am most excited to share with you my “joint venture” feature with Lynette Anderson in the latest issue of Popular Patchwork (April 2014), a UK publication! A special thank you to Kay Harmon for constructing the quilt top so that I could jump right into quilting it.
Lynette added the applique portion to my pieced design, and made the quilt into a really fun one!
Here are more shots of the quilt:
Mending Fences uses fabrics from Lynette Anderson’s Mending Fences fabrics.
[image source: Lynette Anderson Designs]
You may recall I already have two other featured quilts, both named Farm Crossing, made using fabrics from the same collection. Click here, and here to view additional quilt photos, and for information on the magazines in which the quilts are featured.
Now back to UK Popular Patchwork’s Mending Fences quilt… this quilt afforded me many opportunities to do some fun quilting. The following pictures will show you what I mean. Quilting is done using Aurifil Mako 50 cotton threads over Hobbs Tuscany Silk batting. The quilting is done totally unmarked and free-handed.
See what I mean about the quilting being “fun”? Can you tell I thoroughly enjoyed the quilting the quilt?
There are many things I like about this quilt, but I think what I love best is the feel of coziness that permeates throughout.
Now, I am not sure where one could buy Popular Patchwork issues in the States. If you do, please let me know!
Thanks for stopping by. I would love to hear your thoughts on this quilt. Hugs to you all.
p.s. I am still waiting for favorable weather conditions to take pictures of my other currently featured quilts. Stay tuned for details.
My 2014 lineup to date:
Annie’s Row Quilt Book (March 2014): Stardom
Fons & Porter’s Easy Quilts (Summer 2014): Teething Rings
Fons & Porter’s Love of Quilting (January/February 2014): Hurry Home
McCall’s Quilting (January/February 2014): Spiral Squared
Popular Patchwork, UK (April 2014): Mending Fences
Quilt Trends (Winter 2014): Enchanted Forest
Quilt Trends (Winter 2014): Urban Stars
Quilter’s World (Spring 2014): Urban Oasis
Quilter’s World (Summer 2014): Starry Repetitions
The Quilter (December 2013/January 2014): Farm Crossing
The Quilter (December 2013/January 2014): Boxing Day
The Quilter (April/May 2014): All Squared Up
The Quilter (April/May 2014): Tulip Trail
January: Midori’s Place using Gramercy by Benartex
January: View on Lexington using Gramercy by Benartex
January: Everything’s Coming Up Rosey using English Rosey by Benartex
February: Verde (Quilt) by Quilting Treasures
February: Verde (Banner/Runner) by Quilting Treasures
March: Hot Topic by Quilting Treasures
March: Poseidon’s Adventure using Neptune’s Dream by Benartex
March: My Cozy Sweater using Palm Springs by Benartex