Tuesday, October 1, 2013

My Favorite Quilt

I’m linking up to Molly Flanders Makerie, who is hosting a "favorite quilt" blog party.  Check out the link to see some beautiful quilts.

Quilting isn’t my main form of needlework but I have made one bed-sized quilt (that we are using here in Japan) and a number of smaller quilts and quilted wall hangings, but my favorite quilt is a tiny quilt I made for the doll house I had in the US. I had to get rid of the dollhouse when we moved here, but I saved a few small things from it.  This cross stitch quilt is almost 7” x 8”.  The backing is the same as the binding. I made it in 1992 and worked on it over my lunch hours when I was a law clerk for Judge Dodge in Cass County Michigan.

5 comments:

  1. Like you quilting isn't my favourite but I love looking at what others create. Your "mini quilt" is so cute and must have taken hours of work.

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  2. Your dollquilt looks fantastic.
    Wonderful stitching.

    Greetings, Manuela

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  3. Wow! So tiny! It is amazing. I don't do cross stitch at all.....so small. But i love the look and I admire the patience and attention to detail that it takes. Thanks for sharing Pamela!

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  4. Wow! This is wonderful! It is so tiny! I admire the patience and attention to detail that cross stitch takes. Thanks for sharing.

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  5. This is labour of love, and the dolls in your doll house must have been very honoured!
    Why don't you combine quilting with embroidery like I do? Crazy quilting, or appliqué or piece blocks embellished with embroidery.

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