Redwork Quilt featured by top US quilting blogger, Lisa Bongean

Redwork Quilt… another great quilt & giveaway from Redwork Gatherings.


The REDWORK Quilt that inspired it All…

My favorite quilts in my collection are the Red & White ones…I love red & white quilts so much that I knew I had to create fabrics inspired by these quilts. A treasured antique Redwork quilt inspired the main panel in this line and can be used for so many things…

If you love slow-stitching –and you know I do- the blocks can be stitched or they can be left as they are. The designs can also be used as the center squares of pieced blocks, or just add a feather stitch between the blocks and it will be like the inspiration quilt…the possibilities are endless.

Redwork Gatherings is a small but timeless quilt that uses the main redwork panel, small shoo fly blocks and a fun pieced outer border. The quilt is 57×74 and is the perfect combination of piecing and hand stitching (if you want to that is…)

Redwork Quilt featured by top US quilting blogger, Lisa Bongean
Redwork Quilt

Sorry for the not-so perfect photo…It has been so windy that I could not get a great full shot of this quilt outside…so I just shot it in my studio. 

The traditional baptist fan quilting is beautiful on this quilt and was a no-brainer because of how basic and a not so overpowering, kind of design.

The Redwork Quilt is made using simple shoo fly blocks and all 54 of the redwork designs from the redwork panel.

Redwork Quilt featured by top US quilting blogger, Lisa Bongean
Redwork Panel

Some closeups from the Antique Redwork quilt.

Redwork Quilt featured by top US quilting blogger, Lisa Bongean Redwork Quilt featured by top US quilting blogger, Lisa Bongean Redwork Quilt featured by top US quilting blogger, Lisa Bongean Redwork Quilt featured by top US quilting blogger, Lisa BongeanI love this cow face!!!

details of our REdwork Quilt

Shown here is the beautiful backing we picked from a previous Primitive Gatherings line…it works beautifully and if you would like this same backing we have some nice yardage of it yet…but it will not last long and I have showed in a couple of photos already…It is running the right way on the back, but since I have it turn up it looks like it is running the wrong way…since the quilt is directions and the backing is as well so pay attention or remind your quilter that you want them both to be the same direction.

Redwork Quilt featured by top US quilting blogger, Lisa Bongean

I thought we would originally stitch all these blocks with a stem-stitch and red thread…but they looked so good we decided we did not need to…Sometimes you just have to take the easy way out…\

When you work with deadlines like we do, it is a tough life.  Trying to balance having a life or working all the time when trying to put out the best things possible with the time you are given…

There is not a lot of time with Market lines…so I gracefully accepted that these panels where beautiful as is and there was no need to try and break our necks, fingers and hands trying to get these stitched by hand.Redwork Quilt featured by top US quilting blogger, Lisa Bongean Redwork Quilt featured by top US quilting blogger, Lisa Bongean Redwork Quilt featured by top US quilting blogger, Lisa Bongean Redwork Quilt featured by top US quilting blogger, Lisa BongeanWe have kits and patterns available for this quilt!  Or if you want to create your own, the panel sells for just $12 for all the 54 designs.  The quilts are still 10% off for a little bit…and the pre-cuts are 20% off.  The sale will end on Wednesday…so that gives you a couple more days to decide what you need.

Click HERE to buy a kit for the Redwork Quilt!

Click HERE to see more of Redwork Gatherings or to order the panel.

All Redwork Gatherings orders will receive a sticker pack!REDWORK GATHERINGS Quilt featured by top US quilting blogger, Lisa BongeanI posted earlier about these four quilts if you missed it… make sure you go to their posts and comment to win kits and patterns.

REDWORK GATHERINGS Quilt featured by top US quilting blogger, Lisa Bongean
Long, Long Way From Home

Here is the post for Long Long Way from home give-aways

REDWORK GATHERINGS Quilt featured by top US quilting blogger, Lisa Bongean
I Think I’m in Love

Click here if you want to read about I think I’m in Love and enter the Give-Away!


Easy/Primitive Gatherings

Take it easy is the easiest quilt of them all here…for a chance to win a kit and or patterns click HERE .

55 & Life to go with Salesman fabrics

Click HERE to read the 55 & Life post…

Redwork Quilt

I loved reading your comments about what you have leaned during our pandemic…It’s funny how things like this change the world, and how grateful we can be now, knowing some of the simplest things we took for granted really mean so much…

If you wish to win this kit and one of the 6 patterns I will be giving away…

I know you are all probably tired of commenting, but I want you all to know that you are important part of this blog…If you do not comment, or read, or join in the fun at Primitive Gatherings, I would not get to talk about all the quilts, the stitches and life in general…so THANK YOU!!!  I am GRATEFUL that you are here!  Comment with one word what you are feeling GRATEFUL for.  I will pick winners for ALL REDWORK blog posts on Friday!!!!  I am able to give-away kits and patterns because you have already so generously supported Primitive Gathering in pre-order buying patterns, kits and fabrics…

SIDE NOTE: We are going LIVE today at 6PM CST on our Facebook Group…

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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!

281 thoughts on “Redwork Quilt… another great quilt & giveaway from Redwork Gatherings.

  1. I LOVE redwork quilts. Something about the contrast between red and white. Just gorgeous.

  2. Love all the patterns for this line! Don’t know which quilt I will make, so hard to decide!

  3. Hope- my one word to be grateful for. That I have the eternal hope is the most important decision, the most important relationship to have. Everything else falls into place when this comes first.

  4. I am grateful for my faith and my husband & the life we have with all our wonderful friends.

  5. Grateful for the ability to communicate via phone and FB and other ways while sheltering in place. Made it a lot easier. Grateful for continued health and for an employer that was open to working from home.

  6. I really miss seeing my family whenever I want too, especially 2 new grand babies

  7. I am so grateful for the love of quilting! Especially during these times of staying at home! Love your quilts!

  8. Life! A good life that I am blessed to be living. And this quilt is my favorite!

  9. I am so happy that you decided not to stitch the designs on the panel. It gives me permission to do the same? You know that I love your work and am looking forward to receiving the Redwork Gatherings items that I have ordered!

  10. Hard to pick just one thing I’m grateful for but I would put family at the top of my list! BTW… all these red and white quilts!

  11. I’ve enjoyed the beauty you have shared with all of this redwork! My primary hobbies are knitting and quilting, but during the pandemic I have discovered crochet and the easy stitches have been very soothing during times of stress!

  12. You make it look so easy, Lisa! Thank you for inspiring us to keep on sewing! The Redwork is a classic!

  13. I love all the redwork quilts, and I think you were right. The panel looks good just as it is!! The antique one is beautiful! Hand stitching the panel would only make it better.

  14. I’m so looking forward to this collection hitting my local quilt shop! I’ve made red and tan quilts, but I’m dying to do one with a lighter cream or white. Beautiful talent you have!❤️

  15. I was a bit intimidated when I realized the panel with the birds and flowers were designed to be hand stitched too, although after using your wool stitching book I’m getting the hang of some of the fancy ones! I love the fabric and am awed by your quilt designs!

  16. I am very thankful for all the essential workers putting their own lives on the line for us. Praying they continue to stay safe not only for themselves but their families. I have enjoyed the time for extra sewing for others. Thank you for all you do for your customers. Stay safe!!!

  17. I love embroidery. My grandmother taught me at about 6 or 7 years of age, with encouragement from my mother. My grandmother also taught me to sew at age 8 and I’ve been hooked my whole life. What a blessing in this time of pandemic!

  18. LOVE. The love of my husband, my family and friends. Your quilt is a beauty, for sure, I have always enjoyed REDWORK.

  19. Mesmerized by the beauty of these red and white quilts. I just love them all!

  20. Grateful… for a world filled with beauty in the midst of trials. That God balances the hard with the beautiful so we do not lose hope.

  21. Hobbies! All of my hobbies, (quilting, weaving, spinning, knitting, gardening, music) has made my self quarantine bearable. And I’ve finished some UFOs, yay!

  22. I am grateful for my job in healthcare. Although it has been super stressful as of late, I feel grateful that I have the skills to help others in their times of need.

  23. The redwork patterns are so lovely! Thank you for all your hard work to bring us such beautiful and inspiring things! They feed my soul with little bits of joy in these troubling days.

  24. I’m grateful for TIME to appreciate all the wonderful things in my life!

  25. I’m forwarding this post to my embroidery class teacher. We had a zoom call and I mentioned your Redwork quilt. Redwork was the last technique we practiced before our community class was shutdown. So timely!

  26. So very grateful for my health 💙 Good health allows me another day to enjoy spring’s beauty!

  27. I’m loving the red and white quilts. It makes me think of the Infinite Varity Show in NYC years ago. I am totally in love with the red work quilt.

  28. Hi Lisa. I am grateful for so many blessings, but mostly family love.
    Stay well.

  29. Birthday- today is my birthday- I am thankful for another day that is denied to many! Thank you for the chance to win this beautiful kit! 🙂

  30. Alone time has been good for us. I miss family time but this will pass.
    My grandmother made quilts with embroidery. Makes me think of home. I would love to make one of these.

  31. Friendship. It has been rewarding to reconnect by phone or email when we cannot get together in person. I love this last redwork quilt – embroidery AND shoofly – what could be better!

  32. I can’t wait to see this collection in person when I finally get to the shop this year! I actually love doing Redwork embroidery and it would be fun to combine with these fabrics!

  33. Health. I just found out last night that my niece has been diagnosed with coved 19. She has underlying health issues so if everyone could keep her in your prayers I would really appreciate it .

    1. Lori, I am so sorry to hear about your niece. Sending prayers for your family.

  34. I am so happy that you Blog with wonderful ideas and oh so helpful information, not just meaningless chit chat. Love all those kits. I wouldn’t turn down any of them. I have your LIVE in my calendar. Hope I don’t miss it.

  35. I am grateful I am a quilter. I have inner peace and I spread warmth and love to others.

  36. My very first stitching experience started at age 5 or 6 with my mother purchasing preprinted 10″ blocks and red embroidery thread. The first block I stitched was a little girl feeding a bottle to a lamb. My stitching improved as I worked on the blocks. Thanks to a mother who wanted her daughter to learn to stitch!

  37. Soooo refreshing! You have made me a lover of red and white quilts! Every room needs some red!

  38. I am grateful for the fact that even though we are self employed in a non “life essential” line of work, (hardwood floor installation and refinishing) I’ve had enough money saved to pay my bills, and a freezer full of food to prepare. (Good thing that I enjoy cooking, because it’s consumed all of my time, leaving none for quilting!) Love the Redwork line Lisa! Thanks for the chance to win some!

  39. During day 50 (for us) of self quarantine, I am so grateful for my obsessive quilting/stitching hobby. I have never been this close to “caught up” with all my projects. These red an whites are incredible, hard to wait for August!

  40. This is so wonderful! i love the simple shoo fly block. Compliments the red work beautifully without over powering it. Now, where to start? so fun.

  41. Front line workers. We just found out 2 days ago Covid is pervasive in our disabled son’s group home.

  42. I love the embroidery work on the Redwork Quilt! I ordered it all right away:) Thank you for finding these antique heirlooms and making it available for us to own too!

  43. I think I am in love with the I Think I am in Love Quilt! I love how you make red and white look so homey and warm!

  44. My husband for 48 years! He is so supportive of me & my habit😊. I miss seeing, hugging my kids & grandkids. It’s like they live in another country! I so look forward to seeing them this July when at least my daughters & family can visit. My wool work has brought so much joy to my life too!!!

  45. Question: what color Valdani thread would you use on this red work quilt if you were going to stitch the
    pictures ?

  46. I am grateful for our hobbies quilting and stitching. I can always retreat to my sewing area for some solitude and fill my time in that way. I often have thought how much more difficult this time would be if I didn’t have quilting and stitching in my life and the wonderful communities within the quilting world.

    I have often wondered if you had planned all your lines would be a name followed by gatherings. Did you always plan it that way to use your business name in that way?

    Thank you for all you do and share with us.

    God Bless

  47. Family—I am thankful for my husband during these trying times. He has done all of the shopping and errands so I have been able to stay home.

  48. I am grateful for TECHNOLOGY during this time. Without technology I would not be as connected to my family (who all live far away) and my friends. Technology enables my children to interact with their teachers and it enables me to continue to work to support my family. Most fun, though, is the ability to connect with other stitchers and support quilt shops.

  49. I am grateful for grandchildren who make me laugh and not worry about the little things We cannot change. Quilting has been a blessing along with long walks while social distancing. the Redwork gatherings is something I am patiently waiting for.

  50. Redwork Gatherings! Whoops that’s 2 words… but 1 pattern… hmmmm… I’m grateful for ‘Redwork’!

  51. Love all the red and white quilts. I recently watched a YouTube where you were a guest on the Fons & Porter show and one the quilts was the 45 and life.

  52. I would LOVE to win a pattern of a long way from home!! Or any of your other redwork because a red and white quilt project has been on my “Quilting Bucket list”!
    It would look great in my kitchen with my rooster collection also.

  53. I have learned to take time out from each day to simply enjoy my surroundings. Yesterday, after checking on my clients in an assisted living facility, I spent an hour with a 90 yr old who proudly showed me her quilt scrapbook. Oh my, it was such a lovely experience and truly a “living history “ moment. Included in the pictures was a red and white quilt. When I explained that a red and white quilt was on my list of quilts to make she said, “Every quilter should make at least one!” I think I know what my next quilt project will be.

  54. God and our great country! Today is my 66th birthday and I’m grateful happy and content Love this new fabric line Thanks for all you do!

  55. Thanks Lisa for all your beautiful designs and fabric!! I also have enjoyed watching your videos. It gives me something fun to watch and takes my mind off what’s going on in the world. So I just keep stitching and that makes me happy during these trying times! So thank you and your staff for such a great job 🥰

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