Go Back  Quiltingboard Forums > Pictures
An Embroidered 'blue work', Sunbonnet Quilt >

An Embroidered 'blue work', Sunbonnet Quilt

An Embroidered 'blue work', Sunbonnet Quilt

Old 05-04-2011, 11:06 AM
  #1  
Super Member
Thread Starter
 
Divokittysmom's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 2,005
Default

I created this quilt a few years ago for my sister. It is a 'blue work' machine embroidered quilt. I couldn't believe how quickly each square embroidered out!!
The machine embroidery designs are from Martha Pullen entitled: Antique Bonnet Children.
This was one of the first quilts I ever attempted so it most certainly is not perfect. I tried to cover up my faux pas by adding sunbonnet hats to the borders that I accidentally cut too wide. I Didn't discover that until it was too late! ooopppssss.... :oops:
I look at it now and cringe and know I would have added different fabric for the bonnets for some contrast.. oh well, practice makes perfect as they say. I think my skills have improved some and that's what it's all about! :-D
Despite the boo boos I hope you enjoy it. :-D

Machine Embroidered Sunbonnets
attachment-192776.jpe
Divokittysmom is offline  
Old 05-04-2011, 11:07 AM
  #2  
np3
Power Poster
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Bakersfield, CA
Posts: 13,214
Default

What a great idea to use the bonnets in the corners! Very cute!
np3 is offline  
Old 05-04-2011, 11:09 AM
  #3  
Super Member
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: MA orig. Now OH
Posts: 1,378
Default

So adorable!! love Sun Bonnet Sue and the addition of the hat to the blocks was a wonderful idea. Thanks for sharing
buckeyed is offline  
Old 05-04-2011, 11:09 AM
  #4  
Super Member
 
Central Ohio Quilter's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Central Ohio
Posts: 1,367
Default

I LOVE that done in blue! So pretty!
Central Ohio Quilter is offline  
Old 05-04-2011, 11:13 AM
  #5  
saf
Super Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Posts: 1,176
Default

Very pretty and ingenious too! Thanks for sharing.
saf is offline  
Old 05-04-2011, 11:16 AM
  #6  
Super Member
 
LindaM's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Rural Small Town Ontario
Posts: 1,474
Default

The quilt show I was at this weekend (Windsor, Ontario) had quite a few quilts with 'blue work' - I like it much better than 'red work'! Your quilt looks great :)
LindaM is offline  
Old 05-04-2011, 11:20 AM
  #7  
Super Member
 
quiltlonger's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Rushford, NY
Posts: 1,666
Default

OHH, so cute, Love the extra bonnets!!
quiltlonger is offline  
Old 05-04-2011, 11:25 AM
  #8  
Senior Member
 
kreinhart742's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: White City Oregon
Posts: 660
Default

That is lovely
kreinhart742 is offline  
Old 05-04-2011, 11:31 AM
  #9  
Super Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Corpus Christi, Texas (that's me!)
Posts: 3,771
Default

Awesome, love it!
cctx. is offline  
Old 05-04-2011, 11:34 AM
  #10  
Super Member
 
rootyr's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Selkirk, NY
Posts: 9,747
Default

Love it!
rootyr is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
dd
Main
18
10-10-2013 06:39 AM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


FREE Quilting Newsletter


SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.