Friday, April 2, 2010

All About Diane

A couple of days ago my good friend, Diane, featured some of the doll quilts I've made for her over the years on her blog; Persnickety.

Today, it's Diane's turn here. This one I received this year and did a post about here. I decided to machine quilt it with red thread and bind it with mottled black single binding.

Here is one I received for my birthday last year. They are like little sister quilts with similar coloring. The backings are cute too.


These are such cheerful and fun little quilts - I just treasure them - thanks, Diane! (and anyone else who helped with them ;)

This is a birthday post card that I received - isn't it adorable?
Love the cake lady!


This is one of my favorite little quilts. It features sweet little picture shirtings. I hand quilted this one and it hangs permanently in the sewing room.


This is a sweet little pincushion (but I use it as a little pillow on a wicker doll chair) that Diane made me several years ago - So lovely.


I love the honey pot backing fabric -


Note to Diane - I know there are a few more pieces that you have made me, but darned if I could lay my hands on them at the moment. They may be packed up with holiday appropriate decorations -
You can see the most recent Christmas doll quilt from Diane in a post here.

Coco update a before and after:

7 weeks.
now - 12 weeks


And finally, Happy Easter, or Passover, or any other Spring reason to celebrate!


11 comments:

  1. What sweet doll quilts and other goodies. Quilting friends are teh best!!
    Look how Coco has grown! What a cutie!!

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  2. Love those little quilts! And, I don't think that I've seen an Easter tree before. The carrots hanging from it are really a cute idea.

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  3. Wow has coco grown! And Diane's quilts are so cute. I love the shirting one!

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  4. Your little doll quilts are fantastic and I love your carrot tree!

    Cocoa is growing fast and looking more gorgeous every day.

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  5. What lovely little quilts. The carrot tree is wonderful and hasn't Coco grown?

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  6. So Coco looks like he's gone from bay to teenager in five weeks, he's a big boy. Loved seeing the goodies and the carrot tree is wonderful, I love that a lot.

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  7. Love the little quilt with the little shirting prints - I have the one with the little beagle. Speaking of dogs, what are you feeding that sweet Coco??

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  8. What a wonderful collection of little quilts you have made and received!

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  9. Sweet, sweet little doll quilts! And pup has gotten big, they grow so fast.

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  10. Coco is so sweet. We do love our pets. I have a pet snouzer, Muffin. Your work is wonderful and thank you for sharing. Happy Quilting!

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