Not Your Grandmother’s Quilt

That’s the name of the pattern of this quilt.  It was pieced by Betsy, one of my TTT gal gang.  She took the class from Anita Bowen at Pieceable Retreat in the fall of 2008.  Betsy is planning to give it to one of her daughters for Christmas.  She wanted custom quilting but not heavy.  I did stitch in the ditch around each block part and then used a circle template and a ruler to give it a very formal, traditional quilting pattern.

Callie Cat loves to get under the quilts when they are draped over the rails of the longarm and play hide and seek.  She inspected the top and back of this one and gave it the Kitty Kat seal of approval.

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5 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Sheila
    Oct 25, 2009 @ 21:15:12

    Absolutely beautiful quilting. I know Betsy will be well pleased. That Callie, she seems to think all the quilts in the studio are for her pleasure. Typical cat mentality. Sheila


  2. dclark1983
    Oct 26, 2009 @ 08:41:44

    My wife’s godmother is a quilter and an animal lover. She lives in California and it isn’t quite as big there as it is in the south (beautiful weather has a direct effect on that). Either way, beautiful cat!


  3. Cathi
    Oct 26, 2009 @ 08:52:06

    Just lovely…..hope she is bringing it to the “Anita Show” next year! I really like the simple, traditional quilting, too. Perfect


  4. Alice Lynn
    Oct 26, 2009 @ 10:01:11

    The quilting just looks great for that quilt. Very nice. Someone is getting a good Christmas present!


  5. arlijohn
    Oct 26, 2009 @ 11:00:12

    What a lovely quilt and your quilting really enhances the pattern.


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