Featured Member Quilts: June 12

Here are just a few quilts posted recently by our readers at 24 Blocks. The captions are in the words of the quilters. We hope you enjoy them. There’s so much talent and creativity.

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“Thepattern is Turtle Trails by Annette Ornelas. It is made with batiks. It is free motion quilted in a ripple water pattern with the border in akelp pattern. The backing is a batik with sea turtles in kelp and other seaweed. It was made for the baby of a marine biologist. I did not add as many borders to the pattern to keep the size down. This is aclose-up of a few of the turtles.” — Susan Cupp


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“OurGuild is doing a BOM (Block of the month) project this year. This is BOM #4. I blinged this 30’s print up a little. When finished it will be awall hanging.” — Kathleen Castillo

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“Thisis my quilt I made for my friend we worked together in Saudi Arabia andI used all her scrubs to make it back and front I love t can’t wait to do mine.” — Kolleen Miller-Rosser

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“My second memory quilt, made for a friend to give to her sister as a wedding gift. The material is from her Mom’s shirts.” — Liz Argotsinger

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“Quilt for our future grandchild. We won’t know the sex until he/she is born, so it had to be gender-neutral!” — Patricia Ogden

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“Thisis a “Hobo Quilt” I finished. Hand embroidered above each block what the secret language each design stood for. Tied off at each corner of each block. On the back for a label I made an engine and train car to put the name and information of the quilt and date. Used a flannel backing to finish. Fun quilt to make and very interesting.” — Marilyn Cooper

Thanks to everyone who has shared their quilting projects with our Facebook community at 24 Blocks. It’s social media and we learn from each other.

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