Turkey Tracks: January 2, 2014
“Grand Illusion” Quilt Revealed
Well, I have my answer.
is going to turn into a version of THIS:
That’s Bonnie with her Dad at Thanksgiving.
And, here’s the computer version Bonnie Hunter posted:
Bonnie Hunter is ONE TALENTED WOMAN!!!
I can’t wait to sew my blocks together.
But I have to get THIS off the design wall first:
(Sorry, blurry photo, but you get the idea. This is a version of Bonnie Hunter’s Scrappy Trips…which is on her website.)
And THIS off the long arm so I can push it back against the wall:
Here’s a close-up:
Grandson Kelly fell in love with this backing fabric when we went to a sale at Alewives Quilt Shop in Nobleboro, Maine, last summer. Here’s a shot of it from the rear of the longarm:
I’m using the Bishop’s Fan Groovy Boards and an old gold colored thread that is puuuurfect.
Both of these quilts are being made from my 2 1/2-inch strips, a stash method taught by Bonnie Hunter. The bin is about halfway down now…Yeah!
I’m going to use them in my downstairs room rather than the blankets and dog-covers I have now. They’ll be loved and washed.