Category Archives: Birds in the Orchard

Birds in the Orchard 17, 18

This project file was crated during a state guild quilt exhibition where I had been asked to demonstrate the Electric Quilt program. I started a new project, added some blocks and kept rearranging them while talking to passing visitors, sometimes … Continue reading

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Birds in the Orchard 15, 16

I love this applique design, but should have added quilting motifs in those empty spaces! Or some birds would be nice! Quilting required in this one too, but I like it … at least there are birds.

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Birds in the Orchard 13, 14

Lots of space to quilt! I think I would basically cross hatch, but add a few flying birds swooping and gliding over the surface. No birds on the second design, but the little fountains and the apple trees are sure … Continue reading

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Birds in the Orchard 12

Something a bit different … I usually think of double, queen and king size beds when playing with quilt designs, but one day I added some singles to the project file I was playing with.

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Birds in the Orchard 11

Usually I turn everything around so the quilt can be used anyway on a double or bigger bed, but thought I would keep just one design with everything facing the same way. I made a queen size sampler quilt for … Continue reading

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Birds in the Orchard 10

I love this, but it needs to be quilted, and the big question is  … how would I quilt it? Lots of space to fill!

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Birds in the Orchard 9

There is a little omission in this design … no birds. Not even one. Maybe that is because there are apples trying to ripen on a tree in the back yard, and I am trying to save at least one … Continue reading

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Birds in the Orchard 8

After a hard day’s unpacking, sorting, moving furniture and all the things which arise during such activities, I am hoping to spend some time just enjoying the progress we have made out back, where the chook house now provides a … Continue reading

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Birds in the Orchard 7

I like it … dreaming of what I would quilt to fill in those spaces.

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Birds in the Orchard 6

Need a reminder that I have seen signs of spring in the air … it rained all afternoon yesterday, and the sun has gone on holiday someplace warmer! At least my two potted fig trees have some nice bright new leaves … Continue reading

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