Monday, August 11, 2008

Fran's Sleepover Quilt

I am so pleased to be able to show you a great quilt top made by Fran Lavergne (pronounced La Verne) for her two grandaughters who love to sleep over at Nana's & Papa's:

Fran played with Bonnie's maverick stars and my free-pieced letters and did an outstanding job.





I completely love this quilt. Love the color, scrappiness, and the playful stars.
Sorry it's been so long between posts for me. I've been a bit blah - too many clouds. I finished hand quilting Joyeux Noel and now I don't have a hand quilting project to work on. eeek! I've got a couple of things that need borders but I just don't have what I need. Time for me to do some sewing and piece a new project.

19 comments:

YankeeQuilter said...

What an amazing quilt! There is so much to look at...I'm sure her grandkids will love sleeping with it!

Hope you are feeling a bit better. We have clouds again today too...isn't this supposed to be summer?

jovaliquilts said...

It's a great quilt! I love the piecing in the star centers.

Joyce said...

What a beautiful quilt. I love the stars with the pieced centers and the orange border is perfect.

The Jen said...

That quilt is so youthful and fun, perfect for grand-daughters. ~jen~

Kelli Simone said...

I love that orange, the whole thing is so whimsical. ~ksp

Laura said...

Fran did an excellent job! The orange pulls it all together.

dot said...

I agree, this is a great quilt. Who wouldn't want to sleep over to use this one?

Cher said...

fantastic quilt- thanks for posting a photo of it-all the examples of free form letters and free form piecing are always so much fun to see!

andsewitis Holly said...

Oooh I love this quilt! What a great idea Fran had to make a sleepover quilt.

belinda said...

I want to be like Fran when I grow up and make beautiful quilts like this. Glad you are back around..I was wondering if you had fallin down somewhere and couldn't get up!! :) :)

kathyinozarks said...

I love this quilt!!

Magpie Sue said...

Tell Fran how much we all love her quilt! Those lucky grandkids :- )

Hope the weather clears up for you soon. Did you see what the women cyclists had to bicycle through to get to the Great Wall of China during their Olympic race? Yuck!

KnitOneQuiltTooKristin said...

Great quilt! Thanks for sharing. I'd been wondering where you'd gone. I've been fungly-ing around and having a great time. I'll post photos soon.

woolywoman said...

Nice!

quiltmom said...

What a terrific quilt your Friend Fran made for her grand kids- it will be something to be treasured.

Glad to see you that you are feeling better again- I come to your blog often and enjoy reading about your visits to Hermes and to the store with the beautiful Indian fabrics. Thanks for sharing your beautiful quilts and for sharing Paris with your readers out in Blogland.

Regards from a Western Canadian Quilter,
Anna

Jacquie said...

love this! i've been playing with a version of those maverick stars...it's so much fun.

jmbmommy said...

What a fantasical quilt!! Thanks for sharing.

julieQ said...

What a neat quilt. Love the orange and especially the orange/blue contrast. The letters and wonky stars are so much fun!

Janet said...

What a fun quilt! I love the letters - I'm going to have to try making some too.