Friday, December 17, 2010

Two Turtle Doves





You knew I wouldn't let you down, didn't you?  How could I possibly forget about the 2 Turtle Doves?  After all, they were almost in the middle of the pack.  I must admit though that you will have to wait until next year for the additional 7 days of Christmas.  I'm sorry!  No way do I have time anymore this year to finish the set....BUT, you'll be happy to know that some of the remaining images are in my brain, and it's only a matter of time until I transfer them to paper.

Without further ado may I present 2 Turtle Doves:



And, naturally, I always show them to you in process.  Again, I used the crayon and trapunto method of quilting since the four others were done with the same method.  (Besides, it goes faster...LOL)
 

Don't tell anybody, but I had to do a search on turtles because I was clueless on how to draw them....duh!  I guess birds are much easier for me...........

And the finished quilt.  (Not very big at only 11 by 11 inches.....but cute, I think, none the less!)

Two Turtle Doves

You need to see how in love these two are:

"Love"

That poor boy dove doesn't know what "hit " him!  LOL  Until next year....I hope you enjoyed the Peacock in the Pear Tree, Two Turtle Doves, 3 French Hens, 4 Calling Birds (my personal favorite so far) and 5 Golden Rings.  Just wait until you see what I have planned for 6 Geese A'Layin"!!

35 comments:

Samelia's Mum said...

They've been worth the wait. They're totally adorable... and your turtles are the cutest little things.

Madame Samm said...

Welll I am not sure I understand..there are still a few days left to the new year...you only have 7 more to go lol... Truly, you are one artist that brings me smiles time and time again..and you are right...I feel the love...great piece....You should take a pic of all that you have done together in one shot...in the new year..I can wait till then...lol

Carol said...

Merry Christmas!! Your art makes me smile ear to ear. God only knows what 6 geese a-layin looks like in YOUR brain ~lol~~
xx, The other Carol

Lisa said...

What a creative mind you have! I just love these, all of them! They are too cute for words. Can't wait to see what comes next

Joan J said...

I'm out of my chair at my computer, giving you a standing ovation - BRAVO! BRAVO! They are WONderful! I'm wishing you'd turn all these into patterns when you're done, because I would most definitely buy them! They are a joy to look at!

Ursula said...

Too cute! Again! I can't wait for the 6 Geese a Laying! You always make me smile.

Dolly said...

Great TURTLE doves !

I've enjoyed all of your work this year, and have just had another look backwards over your blog. I can't seem to remember the "five golden rings".....didn't see it there either. Have I missed it somehow?

Poppyprint said...

Hahahaha!! Love the expressions on the turtles!

Kathy H said...

I just love your turtle/doves. It is so cute and made me smile. Thanks for sharing them.

Linda said...

Wow, there are no words to express... Great...

Sewconsult said...

Send paper towels...I just spew Diet Pepsi all over myself when I saw the 2 Turtle Doves. I would love to be your next door neighbor. You would keep me in stitches...in a variety of ways.
Beckie in Brentwood, TN

KarrieLyne said...

*jaw drops*

Look at those wonderful turtles!!! Adorable!! Of course the doves are just as sweet, i'm just a sucker for turtles. :)

Merry Christmas!!

gill said...

Gorgeous!
I've just found you on Stashmanicure and I've come over to follow you!

Merete said...

I love it!!!

Colleen said...

How adorable! I love the movement created by the quilting! Also the tiny knots details!

karenfae said...

what wonderful whimsical quilts - what kind of crayons do you use - if I understand this right you color onto the fabric?
Karen
http://karensquilting.com/blog/

West Michigan Quilter said...

Saw you on Stash Manicure. I'm a follower there and here too. I've been trying to figure something out. Do you quilt the background first before you add your fused fabric?

Needled Mom said...

I met you over at SM and am absolutely in love with your work. The whimsy in your pices is fabulous and I am so thrilled to have found you to follow.

Debbie said...

I just found you! I love your style and your quilts and drawings. You have so much personality and fun. Thanks I will be back often. Happy Holidays.

Anja said...

Your creations always make me smile, even when I feel melancholic - as I do more and more before this year´s x-mas.

Thanks for cheering me up every time!
Turtle-doves! LOL!

A very merry x-mas!

Anja

Linda in TX said...

Your work makes me laugh out loud. Full of joy and enthusiasm and fun! Picked you up from Madame Samm and am looking forward to reading you! Thanks for sharing all that attitude!

Sandie ~call me crazy said...

Oh how fun! Loved your post on SM too. :-)

Mommarock said...

I'm so glad that I've found your blog! Your quilts are so bright and beautiful and cheery! They make me happy!!!! I have to now read back to the beginning, and see HOW DO YOU DO IT?? They are wonderful!

Tracee said...

Oh my Gosh, You are certainly talented and so creative. I have just popped over from Madame Samm's and so glad that I did, I can't wait to see what else you going to create.
Merry Christmas.

Muddling Through said...

How perfectly sweet!

Laurel H. said...

Love your work! I've been a contact over on flickr for a bit, but I have decided to start following your blog, too. You are an incredible artist. :)

Kathleen said...

your quilts are beautiful...you are so creative...

Anonymous said...

Варез - качай всё бесплатно.

justthreadtwiddling said...

I discovered you on Stash Manicure and felt so connected! I recently started quilting, knit crochet, bead, smock... and I finally have my first grandchild. My 38 yo son finally presented me with a granddaughter this summer.

Linda said...

Againnnn I love your use of color and imagination! you are obviously overflowing with both! Great job!

BillieBee (billiemick) said...

What fun it must be to be you and be so creative!!

billie

Jean Burke said...

Just discovered your blog from Stash Manicure - it is brilliant! Love your quilts and ideas. Thanks for sharing. Have a wonderful holiday - and you have another regular reader. Piece....

Amy said...

very nice!! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Amy

Terry Richey said...

I love your blog and check it all the time. I never post, but I love your art and envy your talent. I checked every day this week for 5 gold rings, but didnt see it. You HAVE to post the picture...I am dying over here to see what it looks like! Merry Christmas!!

susan said...

gah! those turtles are too darn cute