Sunday, July 15, 2012

70th Birthday Quilt

This quilting block has become a firm favourite of ours.

This one featured was made as a gift for a friend who belongs to Taupo Quiltmakers and our Sweet Pea group.

It was hung at the recent local quilt exhibition and the red really popped out from the black and white background fabrics.

I wrote in April about the autumn colour one I made for my friend, Cherie.

Just this past week Linda and I made another in shades of purple, turquoise and hot pink for our cousin's 59th birthday.  You can read about that with images on Linda's blog.

Amazing results for a relatively easy quilt block.  If you would like to try this yourself you can find instructions on Bonnie Hunter's website.


Nancy said...

I love the red and black together: it's very attractive.

crazyquilter said...

Thank you, Nancy, yes this quilt was a real stand out at the exhibition because of the red wow factor.

Cherie said...

Dearest Peggy your gorgeous surpirse gift to me has been a blessing in this cold miserable winter we've had. Whether wrapped round my knees, covering my Belle when she comes to visit it is so lovely having a piece of your handiwork so nearby. Thank YOU for the lovely surprise that this quilt was. The colouring you selected matches my decor to a tee. This red quilt is beautiful, but loving my orange hues just a teeny smidge more
Sorry for being so tardy in expressing my gratitude:)xo