Thursday, November 28, 2013

Teacher Quilts 2013

The 2013 school year is at an end and once again I have made a quilt for my little one's teachers. Something I have done since 2003 while my boys are in primary school.

This year S2 enjoyed the tutorage of two teachers which split their duties across the week.

Teacher 1 -  Quilt Top



  • Sarah Watson's Luxe in Bloom collection Art Gallery Fabrics.
  • Judy Martin's Liberty Bell Star (with a little appliquéd flower in the centre)
  • Finished size 60" x 60"


 Backing


  • Label designed by me and printed by Spoonflower. Contains the names of the children in the class.
  • Luxe in Bloom
  • Robert Kaufman Quilters Linen Chartreuse


Quilting




Teacher 2 - Quilt Top



  • Assortment of French General fabrics from Moda. Featured prominently are prints form the La Petite Ecole collection.
  • Century of Progress Block #3941 from BlockBase 
  • Finished quilt size - 60" x 60"

 Backing

  • French General fabrics from Fa La La La collection.
  • Label designed by me and printed by Spoonflower. Contains the names of the children in the class.



Quilting

  • Aurifil 4140 50wt cotton (blue) and Superior So Fine 413 (Deep red).


15 comments:

  1. Gosh, what lucky teachers your children have. These are really beautiful quilts, I am sure they will be very much appreciated and enjoyed.

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  2. Amazing teacher gifts Jane. I'm sure they will love them.

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  3. That is really cool how the label has all the kids names on it! Will have to keep that in mind for next year!

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  4. You went all out on these quilts. I am sure the teachers were thrilled.

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  5. Wow. As a teacher, it means so much to get thank yous. These are MAJOR thank yous.

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  6. Such a beautiful gift for teachers!

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  7. Those are two beautiful gifts that I'm sure the teachers will love!

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  8. The teachers will love these!! They're both really wonderful, great graphic designs and fabulous fabric choices and Of course the quilting is brilliant!

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  9. Wow .. they are beautiful. Wish your kids were in my classes.

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  10. those are amazing gifts for the teachers.... beautiful work...
    Hugz

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  11. The teachers of the next grade will be scrambling to get your children in their class next year! Beautiful work.

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  12. Goodness! That beats a box of chocolates! How very generous of you to give your time and talent to these lovely gifts! I am a teacher and I would be delighted to be given such a treat! Well done!

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