Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Just for Anjea

I did complete another top/quiltlet over the past 3-4 months.  I spent a lot of time on this baby and am VERY proud of it!  When I took the Art Creations class from Debra Gabel in February this is why I did it.  I picked my dear friend Anjea as my last swap partner and I knew exactly what her kitchen's theme was.

First this is the image I use to create the quiltlet:


And this is what I did (images are from Anjea, being I totally forgot to take my own pictures):

Coke Quilt

Coke quilt backing Coke quilt bubbles Coke quilt quilting Coke quilt stitching

The bubbles are iron-on vinyl to mimic the condension of the original image.  I added a tiny piece of white fabric under the top parts of the "bubbles" again to mimic the orignal image.  The Coca-Cola part is 2 fabrics cut out - I traced out on Steam-A-Seam 2 Lite and pain stakingly cut out, then did a running stitch around the edges of both layers.

It did take me a while to get it finished up, but I love how it turned out and learned more about creating an art quilt.  I can't wait to see Anjea's new kitchen next month with this hanging up in it!


  1. What an amazing quilt! You did a fabulous job.

  2. Oh wow. That is simply awesome! :)

  3. I have never seen anything like this. It is way too cool.
    See look at all we get to see now that you have returned to your blogger friends.

  4. That is so cool!

  5. It's about time you came back to blogland--we've missed you! Totally awesome quiltlet!

  6. How cute! The class must have been great fun.

  7. The only thing that could make that any cuter is for it to be Cherry Coke! That is AWESOME!

  8. It is one of the most TOTALLY COOL quilts I have ever seen - and it's mine!!! We're supposed to do a walk through of the house before we actually move, and you better believe I'll be scoping out where it's going to go! Somewhere front and center! I love it!

  9. Wow. That is so frickin' cool!!! You did an amazing job interpreting the inspiration image. And those vinyl dots are just the perfect touch. Bravo!