Quilt-making for special occasions

I enjoy making textile pieces to mark a special celebration. Click here to read about this quilt made last year for a 30th birthday:

The 'dolphin' birthday quilt

The ‘dolphin’ birthday quilt

Earlier this year, there was a very special 100th birthday to mark so I designed and made a quilt with exactly one hundred pieces contained within its borders:

'One Hundred Quilt' by Amanda Ogden

‘One Hundred Quilt’ by Amanda Ogden

This month there was a wedding and I was commissioned to design and make a cushion cover, which contains the initials of the bride and groom (E+D). There are also other small signs representing the happy couple, in the designs of the chosen fabrics.

Wedding present cushion cover by Amanda Ogden

Wedding present cushion cover by Amanda Ogden

Next up is a double-bed sized quilt for a couple with a 60th birthday each this year. I have promised to complete it before they turn 61!

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Since writing this post I have put together a pattern for the ‘One Hundred’ quilt. You can find it here.

One Hundred lap quilt pattern, cover, by Amanda Jane Textiles

 

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