Sunshine Quilts

Wednesday, May 31, 2006

Rhonda's Winning Quilt

Edit: Thanks to Folk-Artist, the pattern used in this quilt is by City Stitcher. The pattern is Patchwork Diamonds. This is a whole picture of a quilt I shared here back in April. It is one I quilted for Rhonda Adams from Virginia. I've quilted for Rhonda for several years and she does excellent work. I knew it was a quilt to be entered in a show and I received an e-mail from Rhonda last night that it won 2nd place this past weekend at the 16th Annual Southern Maryland Quilt & Needlework Show at Sotterly Plantation. This photo showing a closeup of the quilting was posted back in April but I'm posting it again for any new readers to see (and, I love it so I might just post it again one day!) I love doing this kind of quilting with all the feathers! Rhonda always gives me freedom to do whatever I think fits and that makes it even more fun. Congratulations and thanks, Rhonda! Judy L.


  • Oh, my, that quilt is exquisite! Congrats to Rhonda - and to you! Just beautiful!

    By Blogger Vicky, at 5/31/2006 05:47:00 AM  

  • A beautiful quilt. THe colors are amazing. I love the quilting too. Exquisite! When you free motion quilted on a regular machine did you do the whole quilt at once or in pieces and then assemble it? I have not dared to free motion on a large quilt yet, finding it difficult enough on small pieces.

    By Blogger joyce, at 5/31/2006 06:17:00 AM  

  • You already know it but I thought I would add to it: that quilt is gorgeous!

    By Blogger Deb Geyer, at 5/31/2006 07:00:00 AM  

  • Congratulations to Rhonda and to you Judy! The quilting definately made the quilt!

    By Blogger Laura, at 5/31/2006 09:58:00 AM  

  • Beautiful quilting!

    I like the vine effect of the applique, and all the little squares that pick up the colors of the nine patches in the border... it's just great.

    By Blogger ForestJane, at 5/31/2006 11:16:00 AM  

  • The quilting is just gorgeous, it compliments the quilt so well. I can easily understand why it won a prize!

    By Anonymous Ama, at 5/31/2006 12:37:00 PM  

  • What a shock to see this gorgeous quilt, I have the pattern on my bulletin board and have admired it countless times. What a novel idea, Rhonda actually MADE it :-). I LOVE this pattern and your quilting is so beautiful.

    By Blogger Karen, at 5/31/2006 12:43:00 PM  

  • The quilt is stunning and your quilting enhances it. I can't believe it only won should have been Best of Show! Great job, Judy! Congratulations!

    By Blogger Carolyn, at 5/31/2006 01:28:00 PM  

  • Judy -

    The quilt is beautiful and as usual the quilting is amazing! I want to quilt like you when I grow up!


    By Blogger Sarah, at 5/31/2006 03:48:00 PM  

  • Beautiful! and congratulation to you BOTH! Your quilting sure added to the overall beauty of her work, and together certainly made it a prize winner.

    By Blogger Passionate Quilter, at 5/31/2006 04:13:00 PM  

  • what terrific news and what a beautiful quilt

    By Blogger cher, at 5/31/2006 06:36:00 PM  

  • that is just stunning ! What beautiful quilting Judy and it works so well with the pattern.

    By Blogger Patty, at 5/31/2006 07:35:00 PM  

  • As an applique junkie I just love those vines and flowers - a beautiful, beautiful quilt - gorgeous :o)

    By Blogger anne bebbington, at 5/31/2006 11:14:00 PM  

  • words fail me except to say "breathtakingly beautiful" If that's not art I don't know what is. The quilt is stunning but made even more so by your work. AWESOME!

    By Anonymous dee, at 6/01/2006 05:50:00 AM  

  • Oh my goodness - I spent today at the QU quilt show in Northern Virginia and I was so surprised to see this very quilt on display. I recognized it right away! It is even better in person.

    By Blogger Katie, at 6/03/2006 06:35:00 PM  

  • Oh I remember when you posted those pics, but the quilt and quilting is so beautiful! I"m so glad to see them again too!

    By Blogger Dawn, at 6/07/2006 10:10:00 AM  

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