Lap-size Quilts

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Carpenters Wheel
A lap quilt for a long-time friend, made in her favorite colors.
Quilted in an all-over floral design.
Trip Around the Rainbow
A scrap quilt using 2.5" squares leftover from many other projects. Based on the 2021 Color Block Quilt-along by Debby Brown.
Quilted in an all-over floral/rainbow design.
Garden Steps
Another scrap quilt using 2.5" squares leftover from many other projects.
Custom quilted with feather designs.
Patriotic Picnic
A mystery quilt from Fort Worth Fabric Studio, this quilt will be part of many summer memories.
Custom quilted with all-over design.
A chance to play with color using 2.5" strips, many left-over from previous projects.
Custom quilted with curvy and straight lines.
Based on the Jelly Rainbow pattern by Ruby Star Society.
Scrappy Pathways
Another scrap quilt and a chance to use more of the "left-over" squares from other projects.
Custom quilted.
Let It Snow
A celebration of winter snowfall.
Quilted in all-over swirls.
Pattern by The Pattern Basket.
Spring Lattice
A celebration of the colors of spring.
Quilted in all-over floral design.
Based on an "Salt Air Lattice Quilt" by Ashley of Mommy by Day, Crafter by Night.
Scrappy Lattice
Another friend, another new beach house. Ocean colors to reflect a favorite view of the water.
Quilted in an all-over swirl design.
Pattern is "Scrappy Lattice" by Kirsty at Bonjour Quilts.
Sand and Sea
A gift for a friend for a new beach house. Using waves of colors to represent the beach and ocean - her happy place!
Custom quilted with a variety of motifs.
Pattern is "Boomerang" by Jaybird Quilts.
Scrap Happy
A friend convinced me to try making a "leaders and enders" quilt. Starting with my scraps of 2 1/2" squares, this original design is the result.
Custom quilted with feathers, flowers, lines and swirls.
An Original Design.
Airstream Camper
A camper quilt for a family member who bought an Airstream camper. In an attempt to be more realistic, I modified the pattern slightly (reversing the camper) as the Airstream camper has the door on the other side.
Custom quilted with swirls, woodgrain and various textures in the trees.
Pattern is "Up North Quilt" by Pen Paper Patterns.
Come What May
A fun bright quilt made just because and just for me. Little did I know how important this quilt would become and how appropo is the name. Several years after making this quilt, it was a comfort that saw me through chemo and comforts me still.
Custom quilted with a wide variety of designs including feathers, leaves, lines and swirls.
Pattern is "Come What May" by JayBird Quilts.
Northborough Library 150th Anniversary Quilt
A modern interpretation of a traditional quilt. The color scheme of green, gray and navy are based on the colors used in the library's new logo.
Custom quilted with detailed curving feathers in the border and an overall feather-like design in the center.
All Squared Up
A scrappy quilt in bright colors to comfort a dear friend.
An overall quilting design using echoed feather shapes.
Flower Brick Road
An original design featuring Kaffe Fassett florals.
Edge-to-edge quilting of feathered swirls.
Make Your Point
A bright, scrappy quilt to celebrate a friend's birthday.
Based on the pattern by Mabeth Oxenreider.
Stacked Coins in Red
A bright, scrappy stacked coins quilt set in my favorite color, RED! Edge-to-edge quilting of feathers and paisleys.
Waves of Appreciation
Made in appreciation for support through a rough time.
Skyline Reflected
A comfort quilt with a variety of bright colors set on a dark blue background.
Custom quilted with individual designs in each bar.
Background at the top of the quilt includes swirls and stars quilted in silver metallic thread.
Toasty Feet
Warm colors help fight off the autumn chill.
Custom quilted with feathers, swirls and straight lines.
The quilting really adds texture to this quilt!
Snails and Stars
A rich mix of blues and browns set on white. Alternating Snails Trails and Star blocks give this quilt lots of movement.
Quilted edge-to-edge with a feathered swirl.
Squared Up
A scrappy quilt set up bright yellow to lift the spirits.
Quilted edge-to-edge with flowers and loop-de-loop.
Granny Squares
Love bright scrap quilts. This one uses the granny square block.
An overall quilting design using echoed feather shapes, one of my favorite quilting designs.
A fat quarter pattern made for a local fundraiser.
Custom quilted with several curvy designs - feathers, orange peels and more.
A Quilt of Many Colors
A scrap quilt with all my favorite fabrics from my stash and flying geese blocks paired with their inverse, this one was for me!
This quilt uses light, medium and dark blocks. The border is foundation pieced with the scraps from the center to form an irregular frame for the geometric center design.
Civil War Reproduction Quilt
A friend wanted to reproduce a Civil War-era quilt that had been handed down through her family. This quilt utilizes reproduction fabrics and a modified Log Cabin design.
Jones Beach on Memorial Day
The original pattern interpreted the design as daisies, but to me it looks like umbrellas on a beach.
Walled Garden
A scrap quilt featuring many shades of pink and framed with a pieced border of burgandy, brown and green.
Heart Braid
A French-braid style quilt in black & red for the local American Heart Association fund-raiser.
Shimmering Stars
A scrap quilt of intense color with shimmering stars.
Pattern is "Shimmer" by Joy Hoffman, McCall's Quilting Magazine, Feb. 2004.
A Sampler to Benefit Education
Donated to the local Education Foundation auction, this quilt features a log cabin star surrounded by a variety of pieced blocks all in reds, greens and golds.
Cranberry Garland
A fortieth birthday present for a friend, this quilt features earthy browns, greens and golds.
Autumn Nine Patch
A Christmas gift for a family member to remind them of the beautiful New England autumns.
A Christmas quilt for a family member featuring jewel tones of purple, teal and green.
A Christmas quilt for a family member in New Zealand to capture the bright colors of that country.
Soft pastels accented with navy cross-bars, this quilt was donated to hospice care in memory of a friend's mother.
Modern Mix
This bright colored quilt features batik fabrics "hourglass" blocks in two sizes. It serves as a comfort quilt for a dear friend.
Sand and Sea
A retirement gift for our local librarian (who has watched my children grow into adulthood). The soothing colors remind us all to take time to relax and enjoy!
All Squared Up
A comfort quilt in bright colors to cheer up a friend. The borders are each individually quilted with a different design.
Half-Square Hoedown
This quilt is made from half-square triangles from a variety of orange, brown and bright green fabrics. With the exception of the backing, it came entirely from my stash.
Ring Around
I fell in love with this combination of browns, greens and blues that had collected in my stash. Machine quilted in a ripple-water pattern to emphasize the "earthy" feel, this quilt is for me!
Shop Hop Quilt
I participated in a Shop Hop in which each step of the directions was given at each participating shop. Using some fat quarters purchased on the Hop and adding fabrics from my stash resulted in this bright and fun quilt.
Confetti for Gram
Made in loving memory of my Gram, this quilt was donated to the hospice which cared for her with such kindness and compassion.
A Quilt for Julie
Made to celebrate a quilting friendship, this quilt features fabrics from my collection and those given to me by my quilting friend.
Pop Rocks Quilt
From the book "Cozy Modern Quilts" by Kim Schaefer. Just loved the bright floral fabrics and matched them with others in my stash. Quilted with a daisy pantograph."