Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Architecturally inspired.














While visiting my daughter, Genevieve, in London last fall, I was inspired by the colorful flats along Portobello Rd. More than a year has past since then and I have finally made up a quilt to capture the quaintness of that street! The quilt, "Genevieve goes to London", is 40''x 55'', is a series of 3 1/2'' strips and blocks. I used bamboo batting and I did free motion quilting to try to recreate the masonry and cobblestone roads. You can see Genevieve in the windows. My cat, Ollie likes the back almost as well as the front, and so do I. This quilt will be raffled off (details to come) as a promotion for the new C&T Publishing book, "Little Birds", in which I have a quilt pattern featured.
More good e-news, this blog will soon be a proper website where you can order ready made and custom quilts. It should be up and running by mid-March.

5 comments:

  1. wow, speechless...this is fantastic. love London, Portobello Rd, your colors, your stitching...wow.

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  2. Wow! Nancy! your quilting design and skill is just wonderful, wonderful!!

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  3. Since it is the early worm that gets eaten by the bird, sleep late.............................................

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  4. Hi Nancy,
    I love your quilts and you blog! I should sell them on www.livelikeyou.com which launches in 2 weeks. If you have some extra to donate to the shelter- bedcovers are something they desperately need. xxJill

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