Hello Friends, I hope you have had a chance checking out the book reviews, as well as the Recreating Antique Quilts inspired projects made by fellow bloggers in the Recreating Antique Quilts blog hop. I feel honored seeing the projects in Recreating Antique Quilts being used as springboards for quilters making their versions of the projects. Let’s have a quick recap of the hop, shall we?
One major thought going into the projects featured in the book is versatility. I think the blog hop ladies very effectively communicated that thought in the versions of their projects.
1. Vicki made Patches & Crosses in a gradating colorway. Vicki’s use of green and orange is absolutely brilliant.
Read more about Vicki’s runner and book review here.
If you want to make your own version of gradating colorway, please please email Vicki, and she will help you out in picking out your fabrics. You see, Vicki sells quality hand-dyed fabrics here.
Vicki has also included a separate set of cutting notes to be used with her gradating fabrics here.
2. Mary found seashell fabrics to make a nautical version of the pillow. She even quilted beautiful seashell motifs on the pillow — very cleverly done.
Read more about Mary’s pillow and book review here. While you are there, don’t forget to look at Mary’s quilt projects. She works on the most fun and interesting projects!
3. Karen was able to adapt Garden Lattice to make a totally different looking quilt by not including the stripes in the quilt center, and her quilt turned out marvelous!
Read more about Karen’s quilt and book review here.
Karen is also going to be teaching classes using the projects in Recreating Antique Quilts, woo hoo! Click here for Karen’s class schedules.
4. Cathi, a hand quilter, made her version of Ivory Baltimore. Cathi used the method of fusible applique method for the first time for her version of Ivory Baltimore.
Read more about Cathi’s banner here. Be sure to check out Cathi’s Inklingo’s posts. She is an Inklingo expert!!
I want to thank these very special ladies for a successful blog hop! It wouldn’t have been possible without their friendship and support.
Next week, I will be posting a series of In Case You Missed My Market Schoolhouse posts with a few thoughts on how to use my book Recreating Antique Quilts to meet the needs of quilters in individual and group settings. AND… all the projects are back with me from the publisher. So, I will be posting about individual projects in future posts. So stay tuned!!
Meanwhile, you can read all about the book (posted so far) here.
You may purchase the book here and here (signed). For non-US quilters, you might check with your patchwork shops to see if they carry the book, or you can also order the book from Amazon. Overseas quilters have emailed to tell me that ordering from Amazon has been painless.
Thank you for stopping by! Many of you are experiencing the cold weather at the moment — do stay warm!