Greetings to everyone. I'm happy to be a guest blogger for Tammy today. Tammy and I are fellow Island Batik Ambassadors, so we both share the love of those beautiful batik fabrics!
To tell you a bit about myself- I am a quilt designer/author. I have 6 books and design for many other books and magazines. My latest book is Little Gems by Martingale. You can go to my website www.conniekauffman.com to see a listing of all my publications. I also have a blog at www.kauffmandesigns.blogspot.com. Tammy is my guest blogger today- so be sure to stop over there and see what she has to say!
The theme for today's post is Gardens. Tammy let me choose which theme to blog about and way back in the winter cold, gardens sounded wonderful! Now- with all the mild weather we've been having, gardens are already becoming a reality. I had tulips already peeking up outside my front door in Northern Indiana in mid February!
I love flowers and have flowerbeds all around my home. I also like to make quilts with flowers as I'm sure many of you do. I thought I'd share a few photo images of of some flower inspired quilts I've made.
This first quilt is called Lotus Blossom and has just been published in Springtime Quilting by Quilter's World Magazine. Makes you think of spring, doesn't it? This is also made with lovely Island Batik - the Drizzle collection. Just love the colors.
Garden Stars is a wall hanging that is a free pattern at FreePatterns.com.
Of course flowers run the rainbow of colors. Here is my quilt Rainbow Scrappy Flowers.
One more quilt photo for your little ones. Here is a baby quilt called Flower Fancies.
Hopefully spring is right around the corner for you. If flowers aren't popping up outside yet - make a quilted garden!
Future guest bloggers:
Mar 15 Kate Colleran www.seamslikeadream.com/blog
Apr 19 Nancy Myers www.patchworkbreeze.blogspot.com
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