Michelle’s Cherie Quilt

I saw Michelle’s quilt on Instagram long before she ever asked me to quilt it for her — and loved it even then. So I was SOOOOO excited when she asked me to quilt it for her!!

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This was the first quilt I’ve done post QuiltCon, and I had a lot of fun incorporating elements from classes with Krista Withers and Jodi Robinson!

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The quilting sort of has two personalities. The bottom left side is very structured, with nice frames around all the boxes. I love how the diamonds look like argyle.

 

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The other side of the quilt I wanted a softer look. I used some broken wreaths from Krista’s classes along with designs I learned from Jodi’s classes to create the look I was going for.

I had so much fun quilting this! I actually used my mom’s APQS Millie on this one rather than my trusty Lucey, as there was a staff event happening at the store that I wanted to participate in…. so I got to longarm & actually be around people! It was kind of a new thing. Plus, I got to try out a bunch of new designs, so all in all, it was a great time.

That’s it for today! Later days!

Kathleen.

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7 responses to “Michelle’s Cherie Quilt

  1. Hi Kathleen,

    I was wondering about your wholecloth class.  Can you give me a description of what you will be teaching and what we will be stitching.  Is there going to be a set patterns to try out? are we going to end up with a wholecloth (small I would assume) by the end of the day?

    Thanks, Gwen Loiselle

  2. What a fun quilt and the quilting really ups the interest level!! Love all the different patterns you used in the quilting!!

  3. I love the combination of patterns. I was wondering what batting you used to help showcase the texture

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