Friday, June 22, 2012

prairie traditions

Last year, I was in love with the colors red, red and even more red.  I made two quilts from two different layer cakes I bought in 2011. The first one I named simply "American Primer" Scrappy Blocks. It was a simple block configuration with a blocky red frame. I put a little more thought into the second one and made a traditional monkey wrench. I didn't make it too large, because I actually wanted to finish it. In the end, it make a nice wallhanging. I am really pleased with the way both of them turned out. Now, I can check this off my list for WIP-List or UFOs as they are known here in Germany.

I have to say, it really makes a quilt even more beautiful when you have them professionally quilted.  I am very happy with my long arm quilter. They are not easy to find. This one was quilted by QDService in Werther.

an ep monkey wrench quilt

Check out more photos on flickr here.