Artist Themed Quilts

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Artist Themed Heirloom  Lap Quilts

This is a special class of heirloom quilts where fabrics are selected from artists whose works in photography and other mediums like watercolor, pastels and oils are transferred to fabric.  They are generally theme based.  In the example above the upper left hand picture was taken from an artists rendition of a mare and her colt.  The quilt was created for a horse lover.

1. If you wish to have a quilt that centers around a theme of your favorite hobbie, travel interest, flowers etc email me and we will create a special quilt that is uniquely you

2.  The focal topic of the quilt is selected from artists renditions. The rendition fabric  cost is $20.  Other fabrics are selected based on your quilt theme and will color coordinate with the  artist rendition

 

Another example of potential design (with some variations) would be the photo displayed in the Photo Quilts section of this site.  http://noelclassicquilts.com/wp/photo-lap-quilts/

3. You will discuss with the designer (me) ideas for predominate colors and background fabrics in further designing your quilt.

The median cost for an artist rendition lap quilts is $175. Cost of materials for these quilts average $100 without labor and include the $20 artist rendition fabric. A $50 non-refundable deposit is required when placing your order.

 

Photo Lap Quilts

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Photo Quilts

 

This is a special class of heirloom quilts where you may select favorite photographs having them turned into fabric. Examples would be your favorite travels, pets, people you love. The possibilities are endless and require just your imagination and your favorite photos.

The steps involved is:

1. Select your photos and email them to me. I prefer working with .jpg’s which is usually the normal format of pictures that you have saved to your computer. I will pixilate the photos to the fabric companies requirements. Bear in mind that when translating photos to fabric the colors generated on fabric are usually darker than the original photo.

2. The fabric order is a one yard minimum. As an example, from the custom photo quilt above, I was able to fit 12 smaller pictures and 1 larger picture on a yard of fabric. The sizes you see there are approx 7×7 inches for the smaller pictures and 16×16 inches for the larger one. Another example of potential design (with some variations) would be the photo displayed in the Artist Themed Quilts section of this site. http://noelclassicquilts.com/wp/artist-themed-quilts/

3. You will discuss with the designer (me) ideas for predominate colors and background fabrics in further designing your quilt.

The median cost for photo heirloom lap quilts is $175. Cost of materials for these quilts average $100 without labor and include the $25 a yard for the photo fabrics and pixilating services. A $50 non-refundable deposit is required when placing your order.

Winter Woodland Wall Hanging

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Winter Woodland Wall Hanging -$95 -Sold

 

Winter Woodland is approximately 34 x 38 inches. It was designed using a woodland fabric panel and bordered with nine patch pattern in the Stonehenge fabric. There are two border areas and sashing designed to give a scrappy look. There is a pole pocket in the back of the hanging. Themed wall hangings are available by custom design based on your area of interest.

Fall Sunflower Wall Hanging

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Fall Sunflowers Wall Hanging-Available $75

The wall hanging is approximately 31×46 inches. It is a great hanging for fall or Thanksgiving holidays. The hanging is designed from a fabric panel of sunflowers and bordered using batik fabrics and pinwheels pieced in a scrappy manner. It was quilted using a meander pattern. Have a front door with a center window? These wall hangings are great to cut drafts and give a little extra privacy. I change mine with the seasons and holidays!  There is a pole pocket in the back of the hanging.

 

Sunflower Journal Runner

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Sunflower Journal Runner – Available $37

 

The Sunflower Journal runner is approximately 19 1/2 x 31 inches. The sunflower journal fabric line was used. The border (hard to see in this picture) is a pale sage green. It comes with two sunflower coasters (the two coaster in the center top of the picture,often referred to as mug rugs) are approximately 8×4 inches. It is quilted using the small scallops design.