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Turkey Tracks: “Ailey Loves Lighthouses” Quilt

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Turkey Tracks:  December 16, 2014

“Ailey Loves Lighthouses” Quilt

Ailey loves lighthouses.

We have to go visit as many as we can whenever she comes to Maine.

Here’s how her lighthouse quilt came out–thanks to Denise Lanier for this set of blocks given to me about ten years ago.


I kept the quilting simple–meandering on the long arm with a light green thread and outline stitching of the lighthouses on the domestic machine in a darker blue thread.


I had enough of this great fabric for the backing:


It works well with the front:


This quilt will hang in Ailey’s bedroom–to remind her of Maine, of lighthouses, and of her grandmother’s love.

Written by louisaenright

December 16, 2014 at 2:38 pm

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  1. adorable! love your color choices, the polka-dots, and the way the back ties in– great job!!!

    judith brill

    December 16, 2014 at 4:09 pm

    • This is just adorable. You are so talented.

      Susan Heath

      December 16, 2014 at 9:53 pm

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