This is an interesting quilt. Pieced roses connected by pieced vines suggest a traditionally blocked sampler, but no blocks exist. Excellent workmanship creates a clever, overall pieced design. Size 65 x 65.
For the modernist in your family, this excellent collection of black and white prints coordinate in a simple but effective pattern. Floral backing makes it perfect a girl’s college dorm room. Size 61 x 86.
With checkerboard hearts and pink quilting, this happy quilt is the perfect remembrance of the quilter’s mother who lost her battle with breast cancer. Maybe it reminds you to send something warm and wonderful to your own mother? Size 61 x 61.
Hand pieced and quilted by a master quilter, this special vintage piece has the most wonderful feel. You will want it for the couch, but it is also perfect for the avid quilt collector or more casual lover of traditional designs. Size 78 x 94.
With modern squares on one side and bright stars on the other, this quilt is fully reversible. Butterflies and flowers peeking in and out of the squares adds a whimsical note to this stunning and eclectic piece. Size 70 x 70.
Very modern and very pink, this luscious wall hanging made of rich Dupioni silks makes a strong statement for the girl who is not afraid of her inner magenta. Excellent, swirled quilting brings out the rectangular modernity of this quilt. Size 54 x 55.
The exquisite, hand-quilted beauty of this bright and unusual album quilt needs a special home. As said by its maker, “This quilt is all about the heart and, as so, belongs to Quilt for a Cause... Of all my quilts, this one has won the most awards. I want it to be in a heartfelt home.” Size 62 x 62.
Beautiful greens accentuate the sweet and dusky pinks of this happy basket of dimensional fans. A green flanged binding embraces and harmonizes the whole. This was the last quilt made by Claire “before she left for heaven.” Size 89 x 89.
Wow! Intricately pieced and subtly dark stars are set against a neon bright background that cannot fail to spark a reaction. Love it or merely appreciate its expert craftsmanship, this electric quilt is both special and rare. Size 64 x 76.
An innovative rendition of a popular southwestern pattern by Elizabeth Hartwell, this quilt evokes the sunny beauty of a cactus greenhouse. Note especially the printed pots that add both fun and whimsey to traditional motifs. Size 59 x 70.
A beautiful edition of a Quilt for a Cause pattern (which is still available), this quilt highlights southwestern teals and sands with black accents. Appropriate quilting sets off the angular piecing. Size 53 x 69.
Done in the colors of turquoise and saguaro, this special quilt features pieced motifs of the American southwest. The quilt is large enough for an afternoon nap but gorgeous enough to warrant hanging on a large wall. Truly a showpiece. Size 61 x 83.
For the lover of retro in your life, this quilt features 1930s-inspired fabrics pieced into traditional 16-patch blocks. The on-point setting with white background and purple borders lend an interestingly contemporary feel. Size 61 x 84.
Contemporary and intricate sashing creates a striking visual impact for this quilt of beautifully muted blues and browns. Consider this the perfect gift for the man who doesn’t quite have everything. Size 72 x 82.
This lovely bed quilt features stars within stars done in contrasting blues, whites, and florals. This quilt was donated by friends of Penny Gibbs, a three-time survivor of breast cancer. “We feel sure she would approve of this donation from projects left behind.” Size 72 x 72.
A harmony of beiges and browns is the first-glance impact of this warm and scrappy twin-sized quilt. Look again and you’ll see the dress forms and scissors that adorn many of the prints. This quilt is a must for the person who sews. Size 59 x 67.
Rich autumn colors framed in concentric squares create a simple but intricate couch quilt that will warm your reading or nap time in any season. A leafy quilting pattern completes the theme. Size 57 x 71.
Petroglyphs and cowgirl boots cleverly combine with other southwest motifs to create a beautiful recollection of Arizona and beyond. This quilt is donated in memory of our dear friend, Paulette Worman, who left us way too soon; the turtles were her contribution to the quilt. Size 56 x 72.
Men’s shirting and ties are cleverly pieced to produce both the background and angels of this lovely vintage-looking quilt. It is the perfect holiday accent for the traditional (or even campy modern) room. This quilt is donated in memory of Mary Rebarchak, a breast cancer survivor and friend of the quilter for over 20 years. Size 59 x 66.
Next holiday, make a present of this sweet Scottie, clad in a red alphabet coat with a green collar. Surrounded by friendship and other traditional star blocks, this quilt will become your or your child’s new best friend. Size 50 x 64.
A brilliant, Arizona row-by-row quilt, virtually iconic scene of Tucson and beyond is included in this long throw. Beautiful quilting sets off the motifs. Embellishments, including bits of real turquoise complete the authentic feel of this special piece. Size 44 x 70.
A clever and dramatic alternative-grid sashing sets off a bevy of traditional sampler blocks done in bright modern fabrics. This fully contemporary quilt is perfect for teen’s room or dorm room that needs style and functionality. “Dedicated to my friend Sue, who is recovering from reconstructive surgery from breast cancer.” Size 56 x 72.
This is an almost vintage quilt. Forgotten but found in an antique store, the main body of this quilt, which features embroidered and appliqued water lilies, was repaired and quilted to produce what is surely a good representation of the original maker’s intentions. Size 79 x 94.
A well-conceived design of rectangular blocks highlights a grand collection of southwestern fabrics. Native American and desert colors truly evoke the spirit of the southwest. Perfect for the den or cowboy in your life. Size 65 x 86.
Vintage yet contemporary, floral yet geometric, this elegant brown-and-gray beauty is destined to be an heirloom quilt in someone’s family. Maybe your family? Note, it is hard to see in the picture, but the dark blue sashing fabric has subtle dots that extend and complete the expert combination of contrasts. Size 65 x 80.
You can almost hear the music and feel the dancing of an Indian wedding in the riot of color that cascades across this dazzling throw quilt. Expert quilting adds another dimension, texture, to complete the allure. Size 59 x 69.
This quilt, in pastel pink and white, screams fresh and modern for the smart, young girl in your life. Excellent quilting adds interest to the blocks and strips. Check out also the beautifully pieced backing. Size 68 x 82.
A thoroughly modern style coupled with vintage-style fabrics in crisp pastels make this a perfect quilt for a little girl’s room. She will love finding the nursery rhyme figures embedded in the fabric strips. Lovely flower quilting finishes the young and modern feel. Size 74 x 64
Hand quilted with colorful appliqued leaves and a subtly scalloped border, this striking white quilt suggests days of old. A brand new beauty, but with a distinctly vintage feeling, this quilt would be great for a full-size bed. Size 71 x 88.
Dedicated to Jeannie Coleman, cofounder of Quilt for a Cause, this dramatic quilt with high contrast fabrics against a black background virtually screams the Spanish influence of the Southwest. Expert quilting enhances both the pattern and the snuggly feel. Size 58 x 76.
A gorgeous color palette dominates the dynamic flutter of this modern bed quilt. Exceptional quilting enhances the contemporary drama of this quilt. Great for a nap, but also a lovely addition to the back of the couch. Size 69 x 58.
A charming collection of quilting styles: classic floral applique arranged in a more modern alternative grid using civil war fabrics. This quilt is pleasing to the eye and provides a wonderful warm comfort. Size 61 x 73.
A clever compilation of cats add playful interest to this charming red-and-white sampler quilt. Cuddle up and purr. Quilt was made and donated by Glorya Anderson, Luci Allen; Roxanne Bergstrom, Maria Call, Nanc Cole, Rita Griffin, Carolyn Jolley, Roberta Oliver, Amanda Patterson, Joanne Patterson and Karen Porter. Size 60 x 70.
The fabulous and fantastical butterfly that dominates one side of this reversible, bed-sized quilt or wall hanging might easily be the most versatile, not to mention stunning, quilt you own. Size 91 x 81.
Good for more than just a snuggle, this pretty bed quilt is perfect for a summer bedroom or Arizona room. Contempory chevron pattern in mint, sea foam, and aqua also hints at the angles of a Navajo rug. Size 63 x 85.
A lovely old, soft quilt, made from a kit and the pre-print marks still show. We noticed that it makes a great whole cloth quilt if you use it in reverse, it has some wonderful hand quilting and might make a great quilt on your guest bed. Size 80 x 94 inches.
This is a lovely old applique quilt with flowers, but the really stunning feature of this quilt is the hand quilting. I would suggest that anyone interested in this quilt look at it as a whole cloth quilt to display the wonderful hand quilting. Size 75 x 86 inches.
A wonderful use of lovely batik fabrics with black accents that would appeal to almost anyone, a very manly quilt. A very effective use of decorative stitches in both the quilting and binding on the quilt. Perfect size for a twin size quilt. Off to college maybe! Size 70 x 84 inches.
A large trip around the world quilt in purples and blues decorated with wonderful Cathedral Window quilting. This lovely quilt is reversible and can be used on a twin or double bed. Size 86 x 99 inches.
Breast cancer runs in my family, and both my sister and I are breast cancer survivors. I am delighted to support Quilt for a Cause and their efforts to raise monies for research and assistance to women who battle breast and gynecological cancers. Size 61 x 74 inches.
Pat Curtis writes, "I made this quilt as a hand-sewing experiment, with reproduction fabrics for a true vintage look. The hand guided longarm quilting compliments the quilt and truly brings it all to life. I'm so happy that it can be used to raise funds for Quilt For a Cause." The top was entirely hand made. The piece has exceptional workmanship in both the applique and the quilting. This quilt is a visual delight! Petals and Plumes won first place in the Two-person both pieced and appliqued category at the 2016 Tucson Quilters Guild Quilt Fiesta! Buy me now price is $3300.00. Size 85 x 99 inches
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