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Embroidery/Stitchery Quilts

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  • Total submissions: 27
  • Total countries: 12
  • Total provinces: 1
  • Total states: 8

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Allie's Tea Party Allie’s Tea Party
By: Thearica Burroughs, North Carolina, USA

My granddaughter Allie loves to have tea parties! My friend issued a challenge and those who signed on had to make a crazy quilt by the tea party theme. So I made this piece for my granddaughter. It has tons of embroidery on it. It is framed and hangs in her bedroom.

Quilt size: width: 18" height: 30"

BeDazzled! BeDazzled!
By: Lisa Sipes, Colorado, USA

This is my version of Sarah Vedeler’s Go! BeDazzled quilt. It has 2,000 swarovski crystals, trapunto butterflies, and all of the appliqued embroidery has trapunto as well. It took nine months to make and quilt from start to finish!

Quilt size: width: 69" height: 69"

Behlmer Family Quilt Behlmer Family Quilt
By: Patty, Texas, USA

This quilt was made for the Behlmer family with the names of the mother in the middle, and below that a child that had died, then the children surrounding the mother, then the grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Quilt size: width: 75" height: 95"

Bird of Paradise Bird of Paradise
By: Rhianon Taylor, United Kingdom

Bird of Paradise hand appliqued.
Hand embroidery all over the feathers (feather stitch) around the bird’s head and the flowers are outlined with chain stitch and stem stitch. Machine quilted. I took the design from a flash designed by my tattoist sister!

Quilt size: width: 24" height: 31"

Cockatoo Cockatoo
By: Rona Keith, New Zealand

This is the first thread-painting quilt I have made. The design was inspired by a photo of a glass mosaic. I’ve only made small elements in thread since then but it’s a great technique – and a lot easier than it looks. I recommend Ellen Anne Eddy’s book ‘Thread Magic’.

Quilt size: width: 20" height: 20"

Cyndels quilt Cyndels quilt
By: inemieneke, Netherlands

Cyndel have nakes it, i stitchet dis quiilt

Quilt size: width: 51" height: 57"

Embroidered Dolls Embroidered Dolls
By: marth225, Louisiana, USA

It took 9 months to hand embroider this. I embroidered this 30 years ago when I was expecting my 2nd daughter. I finally quilted this 2 months ago and gave it to her for her 30th birthday

Quilt size: width: 69.5" height: 84"

Erin's ladies Erin’s ladies
By: Mary in MO, Missouri, USA

Made for a niece, Erin. She liked a previous one I had made for myself from the same pattern. I learned how to reverse the ‘ladies’ on my machine to make hers.
The pattern reall stands out with the contrasting emboidery.
This was a graduation gift.

Quilt size: width: 78" height: 78"

Farmerboy Farmerboy
By: Berit Stavik Hansen, Norway

It is a quilt for a farmerboy baby:-)

Quilt size: width: 28" height: 38"

Hearts and Flowers Hearts and Flowers
By: Linda, Nova Scotia, Canada

This was a joint effort. My mother embroidered the blocks and I put the quilt together and did the handquilting. A family keepsake.

Quilt size: width: 79" height: 96"

Home Sweet Home Home Sweet Home
By: sheila Craigie, Australia

Original design by Gail Pan.
Hand stitched Machine Quilted with added embroidery of my own.

Quilt size: width: 31" height: 35"

In The Outback In The Outback
By: Angela Pollok, United Kingdom

An Australian Theme from an American embroidery designer with fabric from New Zealand. An international quilt if ever there was one.

Quilt size: width: 72" height: 92"

Irene's Quilt Irene’s Quilt
By: Pauline Gacal, United Kingdom

This was made for a friend of my Mum’s. I used the “quilting on the go” method and Ohio Star Block by Carolyn Forster and added embroidery blocks from Ellen Jayne’s Briar Rose Quilt. It is the biggest quilt I have completed yet!

Quilt size: width: 84" height: 96"

Leaf Day Memories Leaf Day Memories
By: Starwood Quilter, Colorado, USA

This quilt was created in 2002 in honor of a dear friend who had passed away that year. I collected leaves from special locations all over the country and traced around them. Some leaves are from Ghana, where my oldest son was attending school. The wool leaves are embroidered with Perle cotton.

Quilt size: width: 62" height: 74"

Little Bluebirds Little Bluebirds
By: Sandyn, Australia

This is a quilt I just finished for a retreat in Australia…. It has been design by Janelle Wind. I just love the embroidery in it.

Quilt size: width: 60" height: 60"

Love is.... Love is….
By: Mary Farley, Massachusetts, USA

This is an engagement gift for nephew. The flowers were embroidered and then you cut the bobbin threads to make them look this way. Very time consuming but loved the finished product.

Quilt size: width: 32" height: 32"

Mary's Trapunto Mary’s Trapunto
By: Ella, Florida, USA

I started this quilt several years ago for myself but only finished this year. The quilt layout is patterned after one I saw on the internet. It is burgundy and mauve, background is Moda shimmer..

Quilt size: width: 102" height: 114"

My Gipsy Village My Gipsy Village
By: Yvonne aka sommeke, Belgium

It was my first big adventure with embroidery/stitchery!
I learned a lot working on this quilt and love the result very much.

Quilt size: width: 36" height: 36"

Ognjen Ognjen
By: Lily, Serbia

My quilt is designed for baby, whose name Ognjen. I love the baby very,very… :)

Quilt size: width: 42" height: 48"

Opposites in my backyard Opposites in my backyard
By: Jessica, Australia

This is a quilt I designed with children in mind. It is an interactive quilt. There are 3 opposing pairs and for each pair there are removable labels – the owls, the chickens and the flowers. These are things that we find in our backyard too!

Quilt size: width: 26" height: 20"

Rose handbag Rose handbag
By: Berit Stavik Hansen, Norway

I love to sew handbags, and i use to embroderi on the pocked . It is two outside pocked on my handbags.

Quilt size: width: 14" height: 16"

Scrapbook stitches Scrapbook stitches
By: Rosemarie Sabey, New York, USA

My sister made me a crazy quilt pillow for my birthday and it inspired me to make a crazy quilt top for an old bench I purchased at a garage sale. This was my first attempt at quilting and it took a long time to complete the stiching.

Quilt size: width: 21 1/2" height: 14"

Something Pretty For Me! Something Pretty For Me!
By: Christine M, Australia

With a houseful of boys, I made this “pretty” quilt for myself. It is all hand pieced and hand quilted. There is a lot of embroidery (I hope you can see it in the photo). The pattern is called “Leanne’s House” by Australian designer Leanne Beasley. This is my first totally hand made quilt!

Quilt size: width: 51" height: 51"

Spring is in the Air Spring is in the Air
By: TerryM, Israel

I challenged myself to use the ugliest fabrics in my stash, which I did, those little jewels in between the white circles, which called out for embroidery, chose an assortment of butterflies.
love the final outcome.

Quilt size: width: 50" height: 61.5"

Three periods of life Three periods of life
By: HanneLinen, Finland

This work deals with aging and time; how time flies faster when you get older. The first period is the past. The past is already far behind and has turned its back. The golden ribbon is meandering like life itself from youth to old age. The clocks are measuring time. The second period of life is the

Quilt size: width: 27,5" height: 21,5"

Varushka Varushka
By: dushatryapichkin, Russian Federation

Embroidered by my mother-in-law

Quilt size: width: 23,5" height: 43,5"

zentangle zentangle
By: yvon leeuw, Netherlands

drawing a zentangle on fabric and than stitche the drawing.

Quilt size: width: 50" height: 50"


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This post was published on August 26th, 2011. Post topics: Quilt Gallery.

2 Responses to “Embroidery/Stitchery Quilts”

  1. Mary says:

    Just incredible!

  2. Mary L says:

    Love the new slider !

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