carousel horse quilt

Project Description

What are you most proud of? I think it recreates the look of the original , but we decided to make it more like a landscape in background. I hand embroidered lettering , hand quilted horse and background, free motion quilted flower borders. What advice would you give someone starting this project? Be prepared to spend time at the design process, consult several sources for inspiration , and design tips.

What you will need

  • 100% cotton fabric
  • batiks-flowers
  • ribbon for mane and tail
  • perle cotton to applique horse and flowers to background
  • fusible web
  • quilting thread
  • cotton batting

Q&A with LSusan

ebreeze38100000116231062 asked:
Where did you find instructions and pattern for this blanket? Did you have to use a sewing machine at all or is it all by hand?
LSusan answered:
I made the pattern , my sister has original crocheted and embroidered blanket our mom did. She created a line drawing and then I created template for horse and flowers. I hand quilted everything inside white frame, machine quilted all the blue framing pieces. Hand embroidered the corner lettering.