Saturday, December 08, 2007

Jody's Poinsettia Trellis

We had a mystery class at the local quilt shop. Jody taught the class. Mystery classes are always so much fun. Everybody brings a little treat and of course, chocolate is always welcome. Jody makes the classes special by designing different ways to preset the clues. This time, the clues were tail feathers on a paper turkey.

The quilt turned out to be a trellis quilt. Jody used two different poinsettia fabrics. The back is alight green wide back. The borders are deep red. I used Signature cotton scarlet thread top and bobbin for the red borders. This was my first time trying Jodi Robinson feathers. I was happy with the way they turned out. The center of the quilt was quilted with Signature cotton Limey green thread top and bobbin.

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My life has changed in the last couple of years - some bumps, I retired from quilting, and then I moved to Texas. I'm anxious to see what new adventures await me in the next phase of my life.

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I started quilting when a quilt shop opened in our little town in January 2004. I have been hooked ever since.

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