Saturday, May 8, 2010

Bluebonnets and Blue Zinger!

Kathy Wilcox lives in the hill country of Texas and this is the view from her sewing machine! The conditions are perfect this year for sunbonnets, the Texas state flower. Oh, I love it!

Wow, take a look at Kathy's new Blue Zinger! This is fantastic. And she did some stunning quilting too: feathers in the blue wedges and meandering on the selvages. She did this with her Bernina 440. Yayyy, Kathy! As my son would say, "Sweet!"

Kathy has made other selvage items too: a tote bag, pot holders, and tissue holders, but this takes the cake!

9 comments:

Mayleen said...

I like the blue! Beautiful quilting too.

jen duncan said...

Great work!

Linda said...

Those Texas wildflowers are gorgeous, and so is Kathy's quilt. That's a great effort on her quilting.

Linda, who's still in Australia because my Friday flight to the US was aborted. A bad take-off...scary.

Marit said...

So gorgeous - I need to start restashing on selvedges!

marijka said...

Just discovered you by Googling string quilts and love your blog! But, really, isn't it "selvedge"? At what point did people start spelling it differently?

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Kreatives Chaos made by Andrea said...

what a great quilt... faboulous...

greetings from germany

Andrea

mg said...

Did you know that legend has it that those bluebonnets will not grow outside the Texas state lines?
Awesome zinger!

Selvage Quilter said...

Marijka,
It seems it's spelled both ways. I used to spell it selvedge, but my editor at the American Quilter's Society insisted that it was "selvage" so I said okay!
Karen :)