Good morning! We’ve had some wonderful quilts recently shared with our virtual community at 24 Blocks. Here are just a few we’ve selected to feature this morning. They are all bright and colorful. One was made to pass on memories. We hope they inspire!
Lori’s idea is a marvelous way to use the work created years before by a beloved family member or friend. She has grown a garden thats beauty will go out to others. We love how she took the stars and plates and made them into flowers. We love, too, the happy border material she used and how she let some of the “petals” and leaves extend out over the border. It is preservation, not only of the fabric pieces but of the stories they carry. Thank you, Lori, for sharing your very good idea!
All of us at 24 Blocks appreciate Martha’s contribution to the community. She always provides encouragement to new quilters and shares ideas as well as compliments for the work of others. She actually inspired our “Caterday” tradition from a quilt that she did for her cat. We really agree with her about the need for jewel colors to fight off Old Man Winter. We love how she has set her blocks so that they do look like radiant gems. Thank you so much, Martha, for the inspiration you share. This quilt is bedazzling.
Virginie’s quilt is one of the most creative versions of a quilt with repetitive figures. Note that each woman, with her hair tied up in a scarf, is not only dressed differently but is holding differing objects representing the months. There’s a warm sock for January, a heart for February, what looks like watermelon for July, a sailboat for August, a slate for September, etc. It’s a very creative, contemporary quilt. Thank you Virginie for sharing it with us.