Although I don’t quilt, I love quilts. To me, a hand sewn quilt is a work of art, the hours spent creating it a testament to the virtue patience.
It is always stunning to me to find quilts in secondhand shops, tossed with the aprons and embroidered toweling as “mother’s old stuff.” This quilt is one so rescued.
As a bed covering, the Dresden pattern brightens the room.
The Dresden design is a happy one, with the variety of fabrics complimenting without effort. I picked up a package of Dresdens that were never used to complete a quilt. I like looking at them, admiring the artistry and industry of the woman who so meticulously created each plate.
But what to do with them?
To the rescue is creative sewer and quilting newbie Erika Mulvenna, who shows the possibilities of this beautiful pattern when applied to an apron.
Just in time for Tie One On Day, Erika’s easy apron projects are featured in
The website for Quilty is heyquilty.com and here’s the link to Erika’s aprons http://www.heyquilty.com/articles/Aprons_modern_easy_applique_aprons
It’s always a thrill when a friend’s talent is published. To celebrate Erika’s aprons, Quilty has provided two copies of this issue for giveaway. The magazine is page after page of tutorials, detailed photos and encouragement, and Mary Fons is a sweetheart of an editor.
So, how to win a copy of this magazine? Just leave a comment at the end of this blog! Two (2) winners randomly selected and announced next Sunday, October 27th.
Tie One On…Give from the heart…Then give thanks.
ENTRY for Tie One On Day Giveaways @ www.apronmemories.com