Thursday, March 29, 2018

Q157 – CQ – New Quilt – Redo

Good Day,

Today’s new quilt is Andy’s and my redo of one of our original quilts, CQ.

CQ
Pieced 2009 - Quilted 2018
Jim Smith and Andy Brunhammer

CQ was one of the only 2 quilts that Andy and I did which was created from a kit. IT was a part of our learning experience and from when we started our quilt journey in 2009.

We have come a distance since then.

CQ, the first attempt had remained in the closet since then and when we took it out to examine it we were astonished at the degree of immaturity in our quilting work.


It was then that we decided to redo and redesign a new quilting design.

The dimensions of our new CQ are: width 59” (150 cm) and length 76” (193 cm). The workmanship of the top was fine, but we decided to replace the binding. We did have to add some additional fabric to the backing as we did have to shore up the sandwich. In the first make, we had no clue about blocking quilts.

Our new CQ has already been spoken for and is now at its new home in Georgia.

Here are some images of our redo work and our progress.



















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If you are interested and would like some more information of the available quilts, regarding costs, shipping, and insurance, please get in touch with us Quilts SB, at jsmith58@gmail.com.

Enjoy,

Jim and Andy
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Sunday, February 25, 2018

Yes, Our Quilts Travel

Greetings,

Yes, our Quilts travel.

June 19th
Jim Smith and Andy Brunhammer
October 2017

Thank you to the many persons and organizations that have assisted Andy and me, both as mentors and wise sages, as we continue our journey in this world of fabric art and quilting.

One of our goals is to try and include as many venues and exhibitions as possible. We're not necessarily looking for the prizes and winnings, but we are just trying to include those who join us in our fabric journey.

As you may be aware we are currently on a journey including the Japanese Origami Crane.

Our current and recent tracking of several of our quilts. Check out the links –

Apollo 1, The Beginning – On tour with “Fly Me To The Moon” Collection.

Betwixt and Between – On tour with “Fly Me To The Moon” Collection.

Cosmo’s Moon 2.5 – On tour with “Fly Me To The Moon” Collection.

Lee Miller – On tour with “Herstory” Collection.

June 19th – On show/tour with Patchwork Europe 2017 “Trip to The End of The World” Collection

OPOY – On Show with the Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum “Boys Just Wanna Have Fun Too!” Collection

Elation – On Show with the Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum “Boys Just Wanna Have Fun Too!” Collection

Not A Partridge  (To be written up shortly at Quilts SB)– Accepted for display at Utah Quilting & Sewing Marketplace.

Not A Partridge
Jim Smith and Andy Brunhammer
November 2017

Rainbow Cranes (To be written up shortly at Quilts SB)– Accepted for display at Utah Quilting & Sewing Marketplace.

Rainbow Cranes
Jim Smith and Andy Brunhammer
November 2017

A-Mazed – Just arrived at its new home in North Carolina.

EssbeeCon – Will be on display and available for auction at 2018 St. Pete Gala Equality Florida. http://www.eqfl.org/stpetegala

You can also check out immediate updates at our Quilts SB Facebook page. Also, you can see occasional updates at Twitter @jklsmith and Linkedin .

Check out the links.

Regards,

Jim and Andy
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Friday, January 26, 2018

"Boys Just Wanna Have Fun"

Good Day,

Andy and I are very pleased that our quilts Elation and OPOY have been accepted as a part of the "Boys Just Wanna Have Fun Too!" 14th Biennial Exhibit, February 5 through May 25, 2018 at The Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum in Golden, Colorado.




Elation
JS AB
August 2016


OPOY
JS AB
September 2017



We won't be able to make the trip from Tampa, so here's hoping that there will be a number of images of this tremendous exhibit.

Regards,

Jim And Andy
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