This stunning quilt has hand-embroidered baskets stitched by the owner’s aunt. A very special heirloom!
The pieced blocks have a freehand quilting design and the embroidered blocks have outlining and a small meander. The setting blocks and borders are a freehand quilting design to compliment the pieced block quilting design.
I love this super example of using photos in a quilt. This is a precious masterpiece and I’m pretty sure the receiver would have cried to be given such a gift!
The batik fabrics are perfect with the photos. The 4 corners have special embroidery designs.
I did all custom freehand quilting and used the sashing & the on-point brown corners as the basis for each quilting design. The quilting for the sides tie the cream border to the quilt and then a swirl in the outer border compliments the rest of the quilting.
SP is new to quilting but a pro at embroidery! She saw this idea at a quilt show and together we worked out the instructions for cutting. Her embroidery is perfect! 🙂
It is 45″ square with 6″ blocks and 6″ Nine-Patch blocks.
The pieced blocks have a freehand quilt design that coordinates with the border quilting. I added meander quilting around the embroidery.
A new border…. and I like it! 🙂 I used a pastel variegated thread with a touch of shimmer to it. Love the effect of Superior Rainbows thread!!
I added the binding for her and our mutual friend is hand-stitching it to the back as we speak! I think this is a lovely baby gift!! ♥