Can you pick out Alex in this quilt?

Here is Grandmother's Legacy by Gail E. Thomas. It was hand painted front and back on batik fabric, stenciled, has threadwork and free-motion quilting, hand embroidery, and beadwork in crystals, glass, silver, and pearls. Gails says it was, "A joy to work on."

Gail's quilt won First Place in the Pictorial Quilt category at the NQA Quilt Show in Columbus, Ohio in 2009.

Click here to see the quilt and learn more about it.

Grandmother's Legacy - 35 Pieces Non-Rotating

Grandmother's Legacy - 99 Pieces Non-Rotating

Grandmother's Legacy - 300 Pieces Non-Rotating

Grandmother's Legacy - 99 Pieces Rotating

Grandmother's Legacy - 300 Pieces Rotating



We just love this unusual and very graphic block. Do you know what it is called? Play Jinny's game and find out.



There's nothing more adorable than a couple of kids...goats that is. Once again turning natural colors on their ear, June Jaerger makes sure that this cute pair will make you smile in her quilt, Goat Ya.

Learn how June makes her quilts in Show 2610.

GoatYabyJuneJaeger - 35 Pieces Non-Rotating

GoatYabyJuneJaeger - 99 Pieces Non-Rotating

GoatYabyJuneJaeger - 300 Pieces Non-Rotating

GoatYabyJuneJaeger - 35 Pieces Rotating

GoatYabyJuneJaeger - 99 Pieces Rotating

GoatYabyJuneJaeger - 300 Pieces Rotating

Original Photo by Kristin Goedert


This amazing cat portrait quilt, Rudy... Hard Day at the Office, uses quite unusual colors, yet still looks amazingly natural. How does June make these creations? Find out in Show 2610.

RudyHardDayattheOfficebyJuneJaeger - 36 Pieces Non-Rotating

RudyHardDayattheOfficebyJuneJaeger - 100 Pieces Non-Rotating

RudyHardDayattheOfficebyJuneJaeger - 289 Pieces Non-Rotating

RudyHardDayattheOfficebyJuneJaeger - 36 Pieces Rotating

RudyHardDayattheOfficebyJuneJaeger - 100 Pieces Rotating

RudyHardDayattheOfficebyJuneJaeger - 289 Pieces Rotating

Original Photo by Kristin Goedert


Today's TQS Vintage puzzle is Row Houses by Flavin Glover and it is a cover girl. It graces the cover of A New Look at Log Cabin Quilts from C&T Publishing. It is also one of the twentieth century's best american quilts.

This quilt, created in 1985, was inspired by the "painted ladies" row houses in San Francisco. The whole design was created entirely from log cabin blocks. Flavin was aided by a picture postcard and suggestions from a paint store brochure. It was created from cotton fabric, machine pieced, and hand quilted.

Flavin has long been drawn to the log cabin block, she says, "Log Cabin quilts truly keep one connected to the taproot of American patchwork."

You can visit Flavin and learn about her incredible career at her website, www.flavinglover.com. You can order a signed copy of her book by clicking here.

Click here to see the quilt.

Row Houses - 35 Pieces Non-Rotating

Row Houses - 99 Pieces Non-Rotating

Row Houses - 252 Pieces Non-Rotating

Row Houses - 99 Pieces Rotating

Row Houses - 252 Pieces Rotating




Tribute to Tolkien by Sue McCarty has won numerous awards including the Pfaff Master Award for Machine Artistry in IQA Houston 2009. It was also voted Viewer's Choice.

The quilt was inspired when her brother convinced her to read The Lord of the Rings. She decided she wanted to create the piece for her brother, a Tolkien devotee of over 30 years.

The centerpiece of the quilt depicts Aragorn's victory, his coronation as the King of Gondor, and his marriage to Arwen.

It is a wholecloth quilt and uses a variety of threads, many of which are metallic. It took Sue close to 500 hours from design to completion.

You can learn more about Sue by watching Show 1208: Starting a Longarm Business? What I Wish I Knew!

Click here to see the quilt. You can click into the quilt to Zoom in.

Ciick here to see Ricky with Sue and the quilt.

Tribute to Tolkien - 36 Pieces Non-Rotating

Tribute to Tolkien - 100 Pieces Non-Rotating

Tribute to Tolkien - 289 Pieces Non-Rotating

Tribute to Tolkien - 100 Pieces Rotating

Tribute to Tolkien - 289 Pieces Rotating


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