I swear Maureen Wood doesn’t sleep!

I get amazing quilts on my doorstep and it’s always so cool to see what comes in and what fabrics and techniques are used.  I’ve had the privilege of longarming for Maureen Wood on several occasions and she patiently waited for her next chance on frame.  In came a Jaqueline De Jonge quilt called “Dream Flight” and it was a stunner.  We decided to double bat this with Quilters Dream Blend, for show reasons.  Once I had inked my ideas, emailed them to Maureen and received her approval, we marked it and loaded it.

OK, If you’re like me, you just want to see the pictures!  So, here you go:

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And, the detail shots are so pretty.  This corner medallion went in by marking the main spine and the extent of the feathers.  It was stitched in a dark grey so that it had some pop from the black background.

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The corner motif was stitched in a dark red and rulerwork was done to stitch the star out.  I loved the feather that this motif had in it.

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And, the black background was stitched in a very dark blue so that it ever so slightly popped off the black.  It turned out beautifully.

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Each circle had different stitching in it and all the colored areas were stitched in a warm grey.

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This is probably my favorite picture.  You can really see the background fill and the red motif I put in.  Just so pretty!!!

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Just another pretty shot on this area. I loved the feather I put into the white circle here and that feather around the black zone was just too pretty!

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Well, that does it for this beautiful quilt.  I’m really hoping that Maureen enters it into a show.  Heck, I hope we have a show again.  But, at least I get to longarm these beautiful quilts and I have another gorgeous one on frame right now.  Lucky me!

Just a few weeks ago, I launched another fun project I’ve been working on in the evenings and on the weekends…a luxury artisan cold-process soap company!  I’ve been so fortunate to have had a fantastic start to this business and I’ve already been fortunate to have repeat customers!  Our soaps are incredibly kind to your skin and we have 9 different essential oils combinations.  We use only essential oils to scent our soaps.  We also use copious amounts of olive oil, avocado oil and shea butter.  If you’d like to pamper yourself with a luxury soap, visit us at http://www.soapworksfactory.com

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