MINT JULEP

39"w X 37"h
2012

     I wanted to create an original piece to showcase my love of fine machine appliqué and freehand quilting.

     MINT JULIP features all turned edge, machine appliqué.  Built-in machine decorative stitches were then used to highlight portions of the appliqués.  I created feather designs to fit the open areas and added lots of freehand quilting lines.  A piped and curved edge was created to further enhance the design.  Lastly, beads wee added by hand.  The fabrics are some of my earliest hand dyed gradations.

 

Displayed

  • Road to California, Ontario, CA, juried, 2013

  • Quilting with Machines, Huron, OH 2012, juried, 1st Place Wall-Hanging

  • and Best Machine Quilting -Stationary Quilting system

  • NQA, Columbus, OH 2012, 2nd Place

  • AQS Quilt Week, Lancaster, PA, juried, 2012

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