Juniper Quilts Gallery 2013
Please enjoy this trip back through time with Juniper Quilts for 2013!

2013 started with a Fence Rail quilt for my son, Kevin.


My niece, Jillian, requested "something brown", and wound up with this. It went well w/ her neutral room.


Our dear friends, Rob and Linda, married off both their kids this summer. It was a fun opportunity to try some patterns I'd not attempted before. I tried to stay somewhere in the neutral range as I had no idea what their homes would be like.

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For Katie & Michael

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For Barry & Afton

I was itching to work with bolder colors. This is what I like to call a Picnic Quilt, a 65"x65" square for my daughter Hannah and her boyfriend Adam; something to sit on while at that gorgeous beach in Santa Monica, or at the outdoor concert in LA.

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Two of my favorite co-workers decided to move on with their careers/lives...and leave us. 🙁 I should not have rewarded them, but I tried to take the high road, and made them each a memory of their days with us in that crazy office. And I suppose, to thank them for all their great help. Pillows for Kate, Crazy Quilt for Crazy Kat.




Then, I decided I had to try a medallion quilt. I settled on the ever so popular Marcelle Medallion, found in Liberty Love, by Alexia Abegg. There are so many to view on the web. I chose to work with mostly low volume fabrics, and mildly succeeded. That particular quilt is not listed here yet...since, in a weak moment, I decided to hand quilt it. Just one. Just so I can say, "Oh, yea, I've hand quilted a quilt before." BUT, with the remnants of that quilt, and to take a break from that quilt, I threw together this quilt, which I LOVE!. I had no plan, I wanted to try curves, I wanted a canvas to practice my longarm skills, and I ended up with a real homey looking quilt, IMHO. The wide, middle plaid panel is made with $1.00 shirts from the resale shop. I call it...Marcelle's Daughter.


Like the rest of the Quilting World, I seem to enjoy having two ongoing projects, one always a lot easier than the other. It's nice to switch gears. This is a quilt made for my friend, April, yet another cancer fighter. Nice to have in those cold hospital rooms. Simple 6" blocks, some half square triangles, some not. All scraps.

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This little pretty is an inspiration from Rita at Red Pepper Quilts, always generous with her skills and patterns. This will be in my etsy shop soon...i'm holding off till I can at least get 3 things on there.


Crunch time...November. I'm trying to complete all WIPs before the end of the year, and most certainly before starting another project. I still have two unfinished Marcelle Medallions, but they are oh-so-close. In the meantime, I finished this baby quilt for Betsi; something for her to have at her house when her granddaughter comes to visit.



I did some quilting for a friend. She's had a few vintage quilt tops hanging around. This was a very fragile top, made w/ mostly sheer nylon material. It had the typical skewed, misshaped form that, to me, just adds authenticity to the quilt. I just added a neutral backing and stitched it w/ a large stipple. The whole time I was quilting it, I wondered how she had the time to handquilt this, and why did it go unfinished?


The Sister Quilts. Great story, read it here.



A Christmas Table Runner



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The Marcelle Medallion....blogged here

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Last, but far from least. I give you....The Notre Dame Quilt.


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