California Dreaming Quilt

Here's another quilt I did for my customer Evelyn.  It's entitled California Dreaming, ~91x93.  I used Quilters Dream poly with Glide and Magnifico threads.  This was the first time I used this batting and I was very pleased with it, the quality is superb...I think it's much better than the Hobbs 80/20 which I usually use, but the cost is much more--of course! I used rows of organic fills alternating with rows of structured diamonds (diamond design by Judi Madsen). 
Pebbles and Rocks :)

I love this design! reminds of olives...which reminds of Gin Gimlets...which signals it's time to stop quilting! :)

close up...

I'm totally diggin' squares right now....

Flames on a ....snake?

 Sometimes inspiration is right in front of you....this fabric had great flowers that I just quilted around

Coming off the machine....backing

 Coming off the machine...front

Thanks for stopping by...have a great weekend :)


  1. This looks wonderful! Great job and I love all the different designs you used!

  2. Your enjoying yourself aren't you!!!! This looks fantastic, I'm amazed at how quickly you have embraced custom quilting. Your going to have a line up of some eager customers no doubt! Thanks for sharing.

  3. This is my quilt and the picture don't really show how spectacular it is. I hope Susan is a secret for awhile because I have a lot of tops to be finished.

  4. What a great quilt! Your quilting is fabulous, I'm not surprised the quilts owner is delighted!

  5. thanks for all the lovely comments! :) Sue

  6. Do you know where your customer got the pattern for this quilt? I cannot seem to find one exactly like it. The closest I can find at the strips of fabric without the diamonds between them. This is a very beautiful quilt pattern and I would like to try and make one. Thank you for your help.


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