It makes me smile when I see an email from Ronda. She was the first person I started working with as a quilt finisher. I had such a pleasant experience with her that I opened it up to more people to finish quilts and that is when the community quilt project exploded. I’m so happy to have hooked up with Ronda.
“I have a few more quilts ready to share with you today. First up is a top sent to me from Melissa G. of Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, that she made using red, white, and blue fabrics.
I paired this top with backing from LaNan E. of Primghar, Iowa, and binding from my stash. This quilt finished at 51″ square and was donated to Ronald McDonald House.
Denise B. of Tarpon Springs, Florida, sent me four large Swoon blocks, along with some extra fabric, but not quite enough to make any more of those blocks. I used the extra fabric down the center in order to make the quilt large enough.
I think the backing is some that you passed on to me, Jo, and the binding is from my stash.
This quilt is 55 X 72 and was donated to Opportunities Unlimited.
Denise also sent …
the blocks for the next top and my sister sewed them together for me.
I added the blue border, using fabric from Sandra in Texas.
LaNan E. of Primghar, Iowa provided the backing and binding for this one also.
It is 68″ square and also went to Opportunities Unlimited.
The last quilt I have to share is one you passed on to me from Barbara in New Mexico.
She used soft pastel florals and alternated them with strips of solid pink.
The backing and binding came from Carla.
This large quilt finished up at 85 X 90 and went to Opportunities Unlimited.
Wow…what such pretty quilts.
You might remember me saying something about quilts not needing to be fancy to make a great quilt. This last quilt is exactly that. The pattern isn’t hard but the fabric selection was awesome and really makes it shine. Someone is sure to love it!
Thanks to Ronda and everyone who pitched in to make these happen!!
STOP THE PRESSES!!!
We have an error in this post. This is the correct info:
“Both of these tops came from Melissa G. of Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida and both of the backing fabrics came from LaNan E. of Primghar, Iowa. This is in answer to Sally’s comment on your blog today. Sorry for the mixup!”