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.

“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

“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

“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

“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

“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

“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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