Monday, January 28, 2013

Quilty Blues

Welcome to Blue Monday a wonderful way to start the week . . .
Today I am sharing what I have been consumed with for awhile now.
Quilts!   Enjoy!

Tunisian Door, 106 cm x 140 cm, by Margaret Ramsay
Pieced from African fabrics including tie-dye and batik fabrics from Ghana and The Gambia with curved insert ‘gaps’ pieced from indigo and black waxprint . Other fabrics used were Kudinda Ndora Stripe, kola nut and indigo.  The ‘Hand of Fatima’ door knockers and rivet patterns were printed from photographs using ink jet printer onto cotton or silk organza treated with ‘Bubble Jet Set’. Door knockers were hand painted with inktense pencils to match the surrounding batik. Then the artist machine quilted the door with variegated threads.
For some reason doors fascinate me.  I  have shared doors here before for Blue Monday.  But I think this is the first door quilt.  

The next one is a little more traditional.

Garden Stars
I just have to saw Wow about this one.  You know me anything with boots and spurs; spurs me on (LOL)  but check out this website!  I am inspired.  Not actually a quilt the artists site says. . . "Painting The West on Silk".  Just for fun you have to check this out!

old friend
The link on Pinterest didn't work on this one. 

I know not much Blue but as a quilt lover this one got my attention.  I so want to do something like this.   

There are a few more Blues . . .

Beautiful Blue.  This one from Kaffe Fassett's new book.  If your a quilter you know who I am talking about.  If not just enjoy.

A sweet little primitive Blue.

And a fine finish . . .


This quilt titled "Rhapsody in Blue" was a raffle quilt in 2011.  Tickets sold for $1.00.  It was raffeled by Friendship Quilters of
Linthicum, MD. 

I've never been lucky enough to win a raffle quilt.  Maybe someday!  
Until then I'll just dream in Blue. 

May Your Day Be Blessed  and Your Journey
Filled with Smiles,


Linking with Smiling Sally for Blue Monday.  Click Here.



SmilingSally said...

Those quilts are blue-tiful! Thanks for sharing.

Happy Blue Monday, Sherry.

Cranberry Morning said...

Aren't those gorgeous quilts! I love doors too. :-)

Thanks for stopping in at Cranberry Morning. And yes, the Valentine Amber Romance Soap Sachet does smell divine! :-)

Denise said...


Jackie McGuinness said...

I love doors as well and these quilts are simply gorgeous!

Visits With Mary said...

I love quilts, escpecially old ones. I thought the primitive little blue bird was great!

Michele said...

Hi Sherry,

Wow t hose are some wonderful blues - but I especially like the one you found to share of the birdie quilt!

Thanks for visiting me today!

Annesphamily said...

These quilts are lovely! I so love all shades of blue! Thanks for sharing today! Hugs Anne

Luna Miranda said...

these are beautiful! quilts are labor of love--they should be treasured.

Luna Miranda said...

these are beautiful! quilts are labor of love--they should be treasured.

Maria's Space said...

Incredible blues. Love that first quilt My blues are here @

Chubskulit Rose said...

Beautiful patterns. Catching up with Blue Monday.

My BLUE, come and see.

Your comment is always appreciated.

Pie said...

All are beautiful. Visiting late for Blue Monday. Hope you'd find time to visit mine here and here.

Sue McPeak said...

Hi Sherry....I'm sooooo late visiting for Blue Monday, but I finally made it to see your beautiful Blue Quilt Show. Thanks for sharing these beautiful art works. So nice to find another Quilt Lover on Blue Monday.