The quilt measures 64" x 71"

BLOCKS - KENTUCKY DERBY DAME AND TOP HAT GENT

KENTUCKY DERBY GRAND DAME
BLOCK MAKER: LINDA BELL
ARTIST: LINDA HOBBET

Original Drawing
Quilted Block

Linda Bell wrote: “The Derby Hat was because my second love is horses.”

Some Kentucky Derby progress photos:

Auditioning Fabric
Laying pattern piece on background


 


Hat closeup






Mint Julep closeup

























TOP HAT GENTLEMAN
BLOCK MAKER: LINDA BELL
ARTIST: JANE MILLER

Original Drawing
Quilted Block

Linda Bell wrote: “The top hat was in honor of Isaiah who is 7. He danced and sang for me in a top hat and cane. I find his charm is very much like an Airedales.”

Here are some Top Hat progress photos:


Auditioning fabric
Halfway there


Done -ready to go in the mail
Cane Closeup


Cane Closeup
Hat closeup

3 comments :

  1. Both of these blocks are just fabulous, Linda! The Bee surely does have the most creative artists!

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  2. The airedale topper on the cane is the piece de resistance.

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  3. what a wonderful block! I love the colors and the cane topper is superb!!

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