Wool & Dresdens

If you’re attending the Paducah Quilt Show next month be sure and search for Karolyn Reker’s version of YoYoville.     She “fussy cut” little critters for the windows and doors of the houses on the border!  Look how cute these are!  I haven’t seen all the critters yet so I’m counting on you to take photos for me if you’re going to the show.  Think of the fun Karolyn had searching for all the critter fabrics!

 

Our “Bunny Hill” Kim amazed us yesterday with more of her Dresden blocks.  She used wool for the centers and machine appliqued the entire block.  She widened the stitch width a little when she came to the wool centers.

 Her work is perfect and you’ll be seeing it on some of the new Bunny Hill quilts very soon.  I love the wool centers don’t you?

For those of you working on our Pumpkin Pie quilt, we’ve added a Kimono Silk Thread Kit.  It has all the colors you’ll need to applique the quilt by hand or machine.

Enjoy your week.  I’ll be back as soon as I can :>)

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  • ina - I love the little critters living in yo-yo ville. ;p i like the wool centers on the plates. very pretty.ReplyCancel

  • Sherryl - Oh those wool centers are wonderful. What a great idea! I don’t usually work with wool, but I love the look of this so much that I may just have to give it a go! Thanks for sharing.ReplyCancel

  • Mary on Lake Pulaski - I LOVE the wool centers on the Dresden’s! Thanks so much for sharing that great idea – I will be using it!ReplyCancel

  • mimi'sdarlins - Wow, I LOVE Kim’s blocks, and those wool centers are gorgeous! Looks just like real flower centers. That YoYoville quilt is adorable too, what a sweet idea to add all the critters. I have that pattern and will definitely keep this in mind….how cute is the bunny one w/ just the ears in the window?ReplyCancel

  • Diane R. - Beautiful job, Kim. Your quilt will be lovely!ReplyCancel

  • Valerie Zulewski - The Dresden plates are wonderful-I love them! The YoYoville is adorable! I knew a Karolyn Reker years ago who lived in St. Charles, Missouri and I took an appliqué class from her. We were in the same guild for years before she moved. Karolyn created beautiful appliqué quilts!!! Thinking this is the same Karolyn? I will definitely look for her quilt in Paducah! Thank you!ReplyCancel

  • Janet - I hope you’ll post any pics you get of the YoYoVille quilt from Paducah – it’s on my “list” and I’d love to see the whole thing!ReplyCancel

  • Pauline - Beautiful blocks Kim, Anne, you have the energizer bunny stitching at Bunny Hill. Hope all is well and DH is on the mend. I know you are busy…make sure to B R E A T H….. hugs from Michigan, PaulineReplyCancel

  • Vicky - What awesome quilts! Love the wool centers on the plates! It was so nice to see a post from you today!ReplyCancel

  • Stephanie in MI - Yes, I love the wool centers. How beautiful these are. Thanks for sharing!ReplyCancel

  • Leeanne - Wow I never would have thought to use wool felt! I am looking forward to seeing all these beauties quilted.ReplyCancel

  • Diane - I love the colors and wool centers. I hope we will see the finished quilt.ReplyCancel