Berthe Morisot (1841-1895)
Though never commercially successful, Berthe Morisot outsold Renoir and Monet during her lifetime.
Good Morning, Quilters!
Have the singing birds been waking you up each morning?
Spring is finally here!
A WHOLE CLOTH BABY QUILT FOR LITTLE MISS
I recently finished this baby quilt for a friend’s granddaughter.
It started with lots of doodling!!!
I used a horizontal composition…(remember compositional styles from my first Craftsy video, Divide and Conquer: Creative Machine Quilting)?
Once the basic framework was stitched (Divide and Conquer), I began filling in the rows with a wide variety of motifs: Circles, page 133, The Picket Fence-page 36, Tulips page 104, Lollipop flowers page 91…. Just flip through the book, I’m sure there’s more!
PERSONAL TOUCHES MAKE QUILTING FUN!
I don’t want to show the whole quilt because I added a lot of personal information on the quilt: the baby’s name on the baby carriage, the town on a street sign, her address on a house, a favorite song…If you’re going to do custom quilting–make it personal! Right?
I hope Little Miss uses this to shreds!
What about YOU?
Any baby quilts in your future?
We’d LOVE to hear!
PS…Many of the motifs seen here are available in my book, Free Motion Machine Quilting, 1-2-3. Personalized, autographed copies available from my Etsy shop HERE. The book is also available from Amazon HERE.
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