Colfax with a border…

I just HAVE to share Gretchens quilt with you…I have edited her email to me…she is entering it in a show and needs permission, so I took all of that out…This is probably the BEST thing that someone has added to one of my designs and it is made from my fabric also….I love the border…thought I’d share it with you…Enjoy this beauty!!!! Notice the piping in the binding….so nice…I hope you win Gretchen!!!LB

—–​Hello Lisa
I met you last summer at AQS in Grand Rapids. I bought your kit for Colfax County the year before but decided for my bed I wanted some borders.

so I was purchasing some additional fabric from you last summer. I finally have the quilt finished and have attached a picture.

I hope you enjoy how I added the borders.

I have fabric left and plan to make pillow shams

thank you for your time. I love your items
Gretchen fullP1010845

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I live on a lake in beautiful Butte Des Morts, WI. I have three sons: Lance (forever 29), Luke 33, Jake 32, and two grand-babies, Little Man and O-Bug. I've been married to the love of my life Nick, since 1998 when we started our crazy adventure together! I am a quilter, rugger, and gardener. I also love to cook when I get the chance. Thanks for visiting and supporting Primitive Gathering Quilt Shop where I try to bring you the best Moda fabrics and wool projects anywhere!

32 thoughts on “Colfax with a border…

  1. Lovely work Gretchen, thank you Lisa for sharing as you know this is one of my favorites

  2. This is beautiful! I hope you win too! Is there a way you could share that border, it’s great!!

  3. This is just beautiful -such lovely additions – your attention to detail is admirable!! Best of luck!
    Thanks, Lisa for sharing with us!

  4. It’s a gorgeous quilt! But I don’t understand why the maker needs permission to enter it in a show. I thought you only needed permission when you were selling the end product.

  5. This quilt is absolutely beyond beautiful, Lisa! Thanks for sharing!


    Sent from my iPad


  6. How to “turn the corner” on a pieced border is often challenging – Gretchen’s “solution” is perfect for this quilt! Well done!

  7. I Made that quilt and love it. The added borders are beautiful and ambitious. I felt the quilt was quite time consuming for me but love it. Good Job to Gretchen.

  8. Oh wow. I LOVE it. I definately would have this in my house and to me that is the definition of a good design. Beautiful. What’s the pattern and fo you sell it?

  9. Fabulous quilt, wonderful miraculous border. Hope it takes top prize.

    Mary Haberkorn

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