Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Fraternal twins

Kaye sent me two quilts made using the same pattern but very different fabrics.
cats oneIMG_1742_1
I wanted to quilt them completely differently.I felt that the Yellow/Grey twin was asking for a slightly more traditional look – although some corrugated iron stitching snuck in there.
yellowandgrey twoIMG_1737_1
grey and yellow centreIMG_1748_1
Now for the bright cat twin
This quilt called out for some funky variegated thread and a more modern approach.
cats corner twoIMG_1745_1
Same pattern two very different looks.
My friend Clare of Lotsmooredesigns has a nice giveaway. Pop over and have a look.
Bye for now


  1. You worked your magic yet again! Nicely done.

  2. Interesting to see how you tackled each one - they both look great with their own personalised touch.Have you seen the book 'Quilting the Quilt' by Lee Cleland? She takes a quilt (makes it 5 times!) and quilts each version differently - fascinating!

  3. Both stunning quilts - amazing how different fabrics change the look of them.
    Your quilting looks perfect.

  4. Wow! I always love to see how different fabric can change the look of a quilt so much. These are both lovely , and as always the quilting is perfect !

  5. I just love the way you treated each of the quilts so differently...and perfectly for each one. There had to be some feathers somewhere of!!!!

  6. Just lovely.. the quilts and the quilting! Wish you lived closer, you to work your magic on one of my quilts! Linda


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