Annette Johnston Quilts - March/April 2021 Newsletter
#2 Sweet Journey 2016, 72 x 72: needle turn applique, silk ribbon embroidery, hand dyed fabrics (all that are marked hand dyed are my own hand dyes) The sailboat is the Bluenose 2 which I designed. Blocks are from Elly Sienkiewicz' books.
#3 Bachelor Buttons 2019 Blackbird Designs 71 x 76" Needle turn. Machine quilted by self
#4 This is my Caswell, but I don't have a name for it yet. I went to the Metropolitan Museum of Art and drew the blocks from the photo of the carpet. I designed the border myself. It's small, 56" square. I finished it in 2015.
#5 Home Sweet Home. 74" x 74" Blackbird Designs
Needle turned, machine quilted by self. 2017
#6 Izzys Choice, a Jeana Kimball Design 2019
Needle turn. Hand quilted. Put together potholder style.
#7 My Artful Album. 2009 78" x 78" A Jane Townswick design. Needle turn, hand dyed fabrics, hand quilted by self.
#8 Johnston Family Album 2009 43" x 43"
Needle turn applique, silk ribbon embroidery, machine quilted by Cheryl Whitten, hand dyed fabrics. Hung in Quilt Canada 2010. Patterns from Elly Sienkiewicz
#9 My Love For Thee 2013 Another quilt design from the Museum of Folk Art in NYC. 61" x 62" which I drew the patterns from, then designed the border to go with. Needle turn, Broderie Perse, hand quilted by self.
#10 Feathered Princess Meets the 21st Century, 2011, 40" 40". This was my first foray into designing my own quilt. The feather has been around forever, the border I designed myself. Needle turn applique, machine quilted by self.
#11 Mama said – Sue Garman design