Case Study: Karen’s Log Cabin at Heart Quilt

This is a multi part post showing my design process for a high end custom quilt. This is part one. You can see the end result of the design work below by clicking here. It won first place! Karen is one of my favorite customers. She must have extra hours in her day because she […]

New York Beauty Design Possibilities

A friend made this fantastic New York Beauty. She used a foundation fabric for this heirloom and I think If I ever get the nerve to try to piece this pattern I’ll do that as well. It looks like it helped keep all those bias edges tamed. I have been working up some different designs […]

Case Study 4: LeAnn’s Amish Sampler

This is the final part of the Design Case Study I’ve written up to show how I approached the design process on LeAnn’s Amish sampler quilt. You can find part one here, part two here, and part three here. In the last part of this case study I showed you the motifs used in the […]

Case Study Part 3: LeAnn’s Amish Sampler Quilt

This is part three of a design case study to show you how I walk through the process of designing the custom quilting on a quilt. You can find part one here and part two here. In this case, my client, LeAnn has selected a grouping of designs she likes through an online workbook I […]

Case Study Part 2: LeAnn’s Amish Sampler Medley Quilt

  Yesterday I shared part 1 of this case study so you could see the design choices she selected. Now we’ll look at the next step. Here’s the quilt. I took a photos of the quilt and brought it into Photoshop so I could drawn on the photo. This lets me audition placement and gives […]

Case Study: LeAnn’s Amish Sampler Quilt

I met LeAnn at the AQS Lancaster show last year. She stopped by the APQS booth and chatted about machines for a bit. LeAnn asked me if I would quilt an Amish sampler she and her daughter started when she was in fourth grade!  Her daughter is about to graduate from college so LeAnn thought it was […]

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