Tuesday, 22 May 2012

Waterton National Park just became more beautiful . . . if that's even possible!

A Canadian treasure . . . Waterton National Park. . .  scenic, peaceful and one of the most beautiful places on the planet Earth!  If you've ever had the privilege to visit there, you know exactly what I mean.  If you haven't had the opportunity - check out Waterton National Park - or Travel Alberta

So how could this unique escape become even more spectacular . . . ???

How about the addition of two custom made quilts that have found new homes in one of the original family cabins in the town of Waterton.

The first quilt is from the pattern "Colorado Log Cabin" by Eleanor Burns.  It's made with a selection of blues, greens, rusts and beige batiks.  I quilted it using two layers of Hobbs 80/20 using a combo of freehand swirls and feathers in the borders. . . . . I'll let the pictures speak for themselves.

How's that for some quilty eye-candy!

The next quilt has to be one of the most challenging - and therefore fun - quilts that I have ever tackled. . . . check back a few posts to see where it started out ( TAOS ).   It is  made from a selection of beautiful batiks, using the pattern "Taos" by Chris Hoover of Whirlygig Designs. It is also quilted with two layers of Hobbs 80/20 batting using a freehand swirl design. Don't you just love the way the two layers of batting add that little extra to the quilting?

TAOS - backing

Waterton National Park is definitely more beautiful . . . wouldn't you say??


Ardelle said...

Love the quilting on both, but esp the log cabin! Very nice freehand work....

FAB said...

Stunning! Both beautiful, yet so different. Obviously you and Lenni are a match made in heaven!

Bayshore Inn Waterton said...

Thanks for sharing information about very beautiful place Waterton. Great blog, I enjoyed reading it and going to travel lovely place

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