Starting at the first of the year. January 2013 was the Glad's Staff Quilt Show. For 2013 we had a theme of early Glad Creations Quilt Patterns. I chose the Migration By Night with a reverse color palette.The quilt was made for my son who is a helicopter pilot in the Army.
I made a few adjustments to add some blocks to take the pattern out to a full queen size. I also added a flying geese border to tie the theme back in and add more size. I love the flying geese pattern, and stars are an all-time favorite, so this quilt worked for me on a number of levels. The batiks were fun to work with and a project I would be willing to do again. I love the way the blocks go together and fit the border without a lot of fussing
Page Johnson of The Quilting Page worked with me to design a quilting motif that fits the piecing layout well. I thought it was brilliant that she used the lime green thread for the quilting. The bright color really makes a statement on the quilt and helps tie all the smaller pieces together.
This quilt won 2nd place at the Machine Quilt Festival, in Manchester New Hampshire, for Computerized Quilting.