"To the Nines"

Entry #: TR 1968

Entrant: Diane Carson, Anne Beaudoin

Dimensions: 73" x 83" Bed Quilt

Materials: Cotton fabric, Hobbs® 80/20 batting and Glide® thread.

Techniques: Machine piecing and longarm quilting.

Credits: Quilt top made by Anne Beaudoin. Quilted by Diane Carson. Inspired by Lisa Bongean, traditional pattern, nine patch.

Artist’s Statement: Little squares and strips sat in a tattered cardboard box, lonely and sad at a quilter’s estate sale. Many shoppers passed by without seeing any potential. It spoke to me and I lovingly carried it home. Upon closer inspection, one tiny nine patch hinted at what it wanted to be.

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