Started the quilting, on
The pictures aren’t doing it justice!
I have the center completed,
and now stirring ideas about
doing the borders.
I’m Off and rolling with the thread
on this Batick Beauty! 112 X 125~ Its a BIG quilt.
been working on it for a while, but winter pics aren’t always good.
I found some sunshine to get some close ups of the quilting. ( my favorite part)
The texture going in now it what really makes this one shine.
I’ve been busy working on several things, haven’t had time to post.
Will get caught up this week on the newest stuff Im working on 🙂
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I got all the blocks together as one
center piece! Lot of Iron and trimming with this one
But the pay off is SWEET~
Working on border plan now,
going to give this one a sweet pop of
Raspberry with this one,
Super happy to see it come together!
Time for a Nap!
sew ya later!
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about getting to do this quilt~
Its a classic Pattern, that can be done
MANY different ways, This one is
going to be beautiful.
Ive been practicing the color placements
and havent decided that yet but
the Blue and White is Stunning!!
I have this quilt listed, and I did it in earthy, off white tones.
It is also beautiful~~ and still up for sale here: https://quiltsbytaylor.com/shop/hunters-star-quilt-classic-patchwork-quilt-finished-quilt/
Made To Order version Here: https://quiltsbytaylor.com/shop/hunters-star-quilt-classic-patchwork-quilt/
For now Im having fun Playing with
the beautiful Blues!
baby quilt. First thing that came to mind was Pinwheels.
Classic Patchwork, and so much fun to put together!
Im in the works of another one like this
with darker batick colors with off white.
But for a first baby girl, this ones sure to be a favorite,
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Heres some added pics of the new one Im in the making of right now
WHEW! It’s soooo Hot!
im glad to stay indoors with
I made the decision on how im going with this block.
The colors choosen here are to match a piece
of art work in the room already. It has all these beautiful shades in it also. 🙂
Its very versatile quilt block, and could be done in a zillions of way,
with a variety of different colors. An Ombree version
would be very cool!! Starting with all one color, but 6 different shades
of that same color from light to dark… hmmmm
anyhoo… here we go, almost ready to sew into diagonal rows 🙂
I tried some other blocks with pastel colors and a more “orderly”
layout, its cute too, but Im not sure what will become of those yet…
SOOOO many options!
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So this one has been in the planning for over a month,
and when i say planning I mean
searching for the fabrics, washing and ironing…
I have Ironed a LOT of Green fabrics this month.. haha 🙂
But this one is going to be a beauty!
A Special request, Im challenging myself to try this new
ruler and awesome new block!
This thing can do LOTS of spins, so many different ways
to lay this one out.
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So, Im sorta all caught up on all my orders for now 🙂
Still working a couple of things,
But I decided to get back to this one before
I forgot how I was doing it… haha! ( no joke) 🙂
Mega Star Quilt, Pattern by Brigitte Heitland
It was a fun one!
I only had 6 pieces to make when I got busy with
things. Now Im back on track,
and Im pretty excited even tho its a small quilt,
for now.. I may try to make it bigger. I have it all trimmed off and squared up, just needs borders.
🙂 Stay Tuned!
So, I have this one quilted up!
Its so much texture it just pops !
The print is from Robert Hoffman, and has
beautiful detail to it! The quilting just makes it all the more fun!
This one I will be giving as a gift, but have 4 more in the plans for finishing
up this summer. I hope.. time goes by so fast!
The next one is a variety of pastels, and is so
far my favorite, I can wait to start soon on it.
Will be posting more as I go,
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So I finally finished it up!
Im not a huge Black and White fan,
but I have to say, this quilt is really sharp.
Ive always added color to anything
Ive done in Black and White,
But I think I like it best just like this.
I will be shipping it off to its new forever home soon 🙂
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OK! I have 30 Blocks made,
of 36 blocks. I love how when it
gets bigger, you sorta loose sight of
the original Blocks. sorta like 3D X 2 🙂
This is going to be a large Lap Size
quilt ( 85 X 75) and is going to be used
as a living room decor.
Very Sriking in Black an white,
I think its my favorite way yet! 🙂
This is my Newest
pet project! Its a beautiful
panel By Robert Kaufman ,
Im using 100 % Extra lift Poly
on this quilt. It has lots of ” loft’
and works great when doing heavy
detailed quilting. I have 2 quilts
ahead of this one, but I got’it quilt sandwiched, and
ready for thread today 🙂
OK!!! Im off and running!
This one is also Extra lift
100% Ploy fill.
Sooo fluffy especially starting off.
My pea pods design is puffing right
off the quilt! :))
The design on this one is so
simple and pretty, it can handle
this detailed quilting design.
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So these are the last pics I will
get of this beauty. This Queen Quilt
found its new home in New York!
I hope they enjoy it for many years to come 🙂
Heres a collection of the pics Itook along the way.
It was a great new block pattern for me 🙂
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First time for me, in Mono Chromatic,
I’ve always wanted to, but some how can never
resist putting a pop of color in it.
I just started sewing this week, so its a work in progress 🙂
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It has an awesome 3 D effect when its all together
Beautiful Color Combo! Its a very calming and relaxing mix of colors
This Hashtag Quilt is King Size, and can be ordered
in a variety of colors and sizes the link to
This Made To Order Quilt is located Here:
It is turning out wonderful!
Im just started the quilting last night,
The Quilting on this one is going to be light and hidden
in order to keep it a lighter, airy feel to it.
Soft and snuggly !
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Good Morning! up and Attem!
Im onto my 16 Star Quilt, Its under the needle this week.
I am doing each star block separately,
not sure yet what I will do for borders,
I will see how I feel after I get the center
done. Im thinking something round and flowy~?
You can help but touch and “pet” this type
of quilting, the texture is amazing!
Sew ya Later!
Im quilting away at this one,it has extra love in it
1 more side border to go, then onto the binding 🙂
Custom Quilting on this one is going to make it POP! Im crushing on the feathers, and how its
all turning out. I got a lot done today, But it was a beautiful day out, so I was able to get outside and
mow the lawn which needed it badly.
So I will be back at the Quilting on this beauty, one of the pics shows before I started the white today.
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Hello! Its been a while since I caught up on ” blogging”~ lol
lets face it Im not a good blogger, I’d rather be making quilts! 🙂 <3
Heres one of the newest patterns I’m doing.
Its a Cozy Quilt Designs pattern, and its been super fun to do!
I used all Baticks and white with this one super fun ” happy” colors.
Im done doing the quilting,
I did a paisley, and daisy
design, great texture!
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Getting all the flying geese units
onto the border, for this Modern
Geometric Quilt. Black Yellow and Gray.
I started this one planning to do a different pattern.
after getting most of the parts made,
I layed it out and didnt care for that pattern with these particular colors.
Sooo as with a lot of quilts~~~~
you improvise and sometimes you end up with
something a lot better.
One of the things I like about making
quilts. Sometimes you get a happy accident.
I will be getting the top and bottom borders on soon.
Lots of open space in this one for some fun quilting.
I will update this post as I go,
Beautiful Batick Beauty Quilt.
Ive been working this Beautiful Quilt for a while.
Rainbow colors, and bright contrast to the Modern Black colors
This quilt will be for Sale soon, Im working the border for it now.
then see how it goes from there.
Pretty Excited about this one 🙂
Ok the Quilting is all complete, Im waiting for my machine to get back from service to do
the binding. Will be listed for sale soon 🙂
Its all finished! YAY!!!! It washed up wonderful! This quilt is not only beautiful, but it is going to be a very warm snuggly quilt, to whoever ends up with this one. It was super fun to make, and I will be listing it on a made to order basis. This one washed up to 80 by 82, and i have it shown on my Queen Log bed. Super sweet!
Updated 3/ 12 /18
This quilt is finished and available for purchase. Batick Beauty
now Im doing a Bluer more subdued version Of My “Ocean Waves Quilt.”
This one will have more true blues, with warm accents,
I just started making blocks tonight, I will update the post as I go
leave me a comment if you like 🙂
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Drops on the Water, Custom Quilting
This Quilt is a generous Lap/Full/Twin size Quilt.
I make most of my patterns in a smaller version to show
examples for the larger Made To Order Quilts.
This one I’m trying a new all over quilting design for me,
I’ve seen it called “drops on the water” and that’s what it looks like. 🙂
Its beautiful. I can see doing my next few quilts with this motif just because I love it that much 🙂
This is the quilt I made with the spare and left over cuts from the
Primary Star Quilt I made this month.
It should be up for sale soon, its super cute
“happy” quilt. Would look amazing
in a childs room, The spiral
quilting is a wonderful texture
I will update this post as I finish it up 🙂
So Tonight Im working on a Bright and Cheery Piece, :))))
This quilt has no Pattern persay~
some fancy cutting and ironing to create some classic quilt
Working with Bright Rainbow Stripe, and bright White
I also Have my Primary Star all Quilted and ready for the Binding
It turned out amazing. Great texture and drape.
And the ~ Xtra Parts Quilt I made from those left over cuts is
ready for quilting to start in the morning.
Lots of fun bright colors going on this week at my house 🙂
So here’s a quick list of the things I have been asked over the last 5 years of selling my Quilts online.
in case you’re wondering ~~” How does this work”?
feel free to contact me before hand to discuss size and colors.~~~
Heres The BASICS: ~~~~~~~~~~~
After you make your purchase, I will start with pictures of fabrics, and color choices and your style in mind, we will start to build the collection based on your colors, and fabrics for your Quilt. After we have decided on fabrics and colors and size I can get started on making your Quilt. Nothing happens over night with quilts, and there are always choices and different options that may or may not come up along the way. I am good about discussing your options , showing in pictures if I can. and to let you see the process of Making your Quilt. It’s always fun to share the fun 🙂
I always use 100% Cotton Fabrics, New, Quality Fabrics, and all is pre washed before making your Quilt.I Free Motion Machine Quilt and Machine Bind your quilt,I use 100% Warm and Natural Cotton Backing ( if you’re wanting a different type it can be done, please message me first)
!00% Whole cloth Cotton Backing Fabric. ( in off white, white or hand dyed to match)
The patterns I offer here all have ways of customizing them in Color and Size. But Changing pattern doesnt really work. New Pattern Ideas are always welcome. If you have a picture of something you have in mind, I may be willing to Do it ( if I feel I can) ~ we can discuss and set up a Private Listing.
I pre wash all my fabrics before I make your Quilt, and after I make your Quilt.
My Quilts are made to be used and love in real life. Machine Wash ( in Large washer) with cool water, Mild Soap.
Tumble dry on med heat. Because I will have washed it already for the first time, It wont be scary for you to wash it.
Never Dry Clean your quilt.
Turn Around Time
My Turn around time also varies. I will start after we have somewhat decide on fabrics and sizing and colors. But it can Vary on a lot of things. Hand Dyed Items always take longer. I do my quilts in the order they come in, so I basically say 10 to 12 weeks to be safe. Often it is sooner than that 🙂
HOW to Gauge the SIZING for your needs<– important
Step one is to measure how many inches you’re wanting to hang off the edge of your size bed, ~it’s not about the surface measures of your bed, It’s about: how much you want to drape on the side of your bed? to find that, Add the standard surface Length/width measure, to the inches you want to hang off the edge.
Example: On A Queen size bed, the length is 80 inches. You want 10 inches to hang over, *for both sides*, so you add the 20 inches of drape, to the 80 inches surface measure / and you have a measure of 100 inches~ that falls into King Size.
In inches here’ s my measures with the approx. drape added in:
Lap Size~~~~~ approx ~~75 X~85
Over Queen~~~~ up to 96 inches
King~~~~~~` up to 105 inches
I make my quilts by measuring inches, not by a standard “names”~ Please know what you want by taking the time to get those measures from your bed, before ordering. Or message me and I can help you figure out if your unsure 🙂
Noteworthy on ALL my quilts, is if you know your measures, is my sizes are all AFTER washing. I pre wash all your fabrics before I make the quilt, And I will have washed and dried your quilt , That means, You will have no shrinkage after you wash it, and My Lap Sizing is generous.
Sorta like buying pre shrunk Levis, back in the day~ This is my best guarantee that you get the “measure” you have ordered. Size names really mean nothing to me. first thing I will ask is, “whats your measure” haha ~ just sayin 🙂
so for “lap size Quilt” they are on the larger side of most of what I see online.
I would suggest ordering 1 size up from your bed. Especially if your used to buying store-bought bedding/ “bed in a bag”
Its my experience that you can and will lose 5 to 10 inches in shrinkage on any given quilt. So I choose: to use more fabric, and pre shrink it first. Then it will be the right size. That is ~some ~of what is built into my pricing.
I do the Free Style Machine Quilting
I am a free form, Free Motion Quilter. all that means is Im free style, it’s not computerized. Im more Organic. I use a long arm machine to do all the finishing myself. I use Quality Thread and can and will quilt it in several designs or motifs we may decide on.
My Basic Stippling, Meandering stitch gives great texture, and with Med Density, so its quilted more than most quilts I see online. It is truly what I feel is the best part and is more of why my price structure here is what it is. To pay someone to quilt these big quilts starting rate 400.00 and up. Custom Quilting Prices starting MUCH higher than that. And just for the quilting/finishing.
I don’t need to pay for someone to do that. I do it all myself from start to finish . And I pride myself in quality professional level work. Please refer to any of my links to see close-ups of my quilting. 🙂
100% Cotton Fabric , 1 solid Backing piece ( no seams on the back)
Answers to Things I have been asked , and Problematic things I have had to learn along my journey~
~No, I do not discount if you want to buy the fabrics to make into your quilt. My price covers the whole process of making a quilt, including the fabrics. Sending me the fabrics, warrants no “discount”, ~ the physical work of making the quilt is always the same. It doesn’t save me “work” like some might think. In fact the 2 times I have agreed to this it was problematic, and cost me more time.
~No, I do not discount based on you supplying any of the supplies. If you have a special sentimental Fabric you would like to include in the quilt that’s fine, ( and not what I’m referring to here) ~ The work of ” Making the Quilt” is the same. No matter how or who the materials come from. I base my prices starting with how much work it is
I make Beautiful Keepsake Quilts with quality fabrics and notions, Quilts that are meant to be used and loved in a~ real life way. Do they last forever? They can as long as cared for properly. You should never Dry clean one of my quilts. That process is not good for the thread. Do people love them even more the longer they have them? YES> Quilts are one of those things that people have everyday in their lives for a long time. And they cherish and edear as time goes by. My Quilts are machine washable (in a big enough washer), cool water mild soap. Tumbled Dry on med. to low heat. Simple care instructions can make your quilt be around for your next generations.
Anyhoo, thats a bit about how my process works.
I am happy to answer any questions, or clear any confusion I may have caused>< 🙂
So Today Im busy doing the Border Blocks, For My Primary Star Colored Quilt. This one is a commissioned Piece, so they choose the colors, and the pattern~ Then I took it form there. Its a Sharp and striking combo. Bold and contrasting with the white.
Although It wouldnt be the colors I like in my home, I can vision this in many color ways. If you changed the white to Gray and added teal cool tones, or rustic home colors with off white all would be amazing . I have a smaller one, I started with, its with mixed colors with Gray, <– link to it
I struggle with the so many ideas, and not enough time to implement them all.. LOL BUT this Pattern could look soft and warm feeling too if you were to change to a softer array of colors.
Sew Ya Later 🙂