Tuesday, December 6, 2011

I can't believe it's December already!

Happy Holidays!  I created Christmas in the Woods after being inspired by the wonderful owl fabric from Robert Kaufman Fabrics.  This quilt is done using very easy paper piecing.  I had a great time choosing the fabrics.  The pattern also includes instructions for placemats.

Friday, July 29, 2011

Refreshing an old pattern

Garden Fantasy
When I saw this Alexander Henry print all I could think about was my oldie but goodie pattern Midnight Garden.  So with new fabrics in hand I set out to create a new version and called it Garden Fantasy.  The quilt is currently hanging at Make it Sew in Chanhassen, MN.  The pattern and kit will soon be available at www.makeitsewmn.com.
Second version of Midnight Garden 

Monday, April 18, 2011

Pink Lily Wall Hanging

                                 Pink Lily Wall Hanging
Original image
Image after working in the image worktable and applying some fun effects.
Finished wall hanging
I love using Electric Quilt 7 for working with images.  There are so many interesting options.

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

"Fun in Tahoe"

I had a blast making this wallhanging.  I used a template called the Flip Flop block by Kathie Alyce.  I usually have a difficult time piecing curves, but not this time, it was easy and fun.  I used EQ Printables inkjet fabric sheets to print the pictures.  My son, Mike and his girlfriend, Liz spent the winter in Lake Tahoe and this will be a great way for them to remember that time.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

New Table Runner

I have been having so much fun working at the new fabric store, Make It Sew, http://www.makeitsewmn.com/  that I haven't had very much time to create.  This is one thing I have designed using some of the fabulous fabric at the store.  There is no curved piecing, just a little applique, hand or machine.  I am also designing some placemats to go along with the table runner.  A friend gave me the idea for the curved triangles so thus the name - Claudia's Table.  I did get the patterns written for my last two quilts. (you can see them on my website http://www.marydeeneydesigns.com/ or earlier blog posts)  They are doing well at Make It Sew.