Floral Delight by Lori Smith
82" x 101"
This month's Past Perfect post is about Lori Smith whose Minnesota pattern company is named From My Heart to Your Hands.
Floral Delight seems to have been inspired by this
antique on the cover of the Quilt Engagement Calendar Treasury.
Here's her web store:
New Beginnings, 49-1/2" Square
Lori is probably best known for her small quilts inspired by
Kathleen Gregory won a ribbon
at this week's Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival
with a wall quilt in a Lori Smith pattern.
Lori has a Fit to Frame Series. This one is
number 13---18" x 24"
But she also sells patterns for large quilts, applique & pieced, wool applique, BOM's---
a wide variety.
All inspired by quilts from the past.
This pattern comes with blocks finishing
from 4-1/2" to 10-1/2"
The finished quilt can be 39" across or 91".
Quilt signed & dated ELH 1839
Collection of the Shelburne Museum
Was this antique was her inspiration?
Road to Freedom
67" x 74"
Pretty in Pink
39-1/2" x 49-1/2"
Lori doesn't teach, lecture or design fabric. She just creates and sells patterns.
A great specialization.
Look for her booth at quilt shows.
Scott T. Dog
16" x 20"