Monday, August 30, 2010

Stunt Work

Early in March I did some stunt sewing for Alex. She was working on an amazing grape quilt, and needed some help powering through the blanket stitching. Finally that quilt has been revealed in this month's The Quilt Life.

The thing that cracks me up about Alex is that when she says Celebrity Stunt Sewing she says it like I'm the celebrity... nope, when I do stunt sewing it for celebrities!!

Anyway, I absolutely DIED when I saw that she listed me there in the 'credits'. What a great friend she is. Be sure and check out the quilting on that quilt. Paula Reid's work is amazing. Each one of those grapes is outlined. It's beautiful. Hey, I just discovered her blog! Check out her first post on this quilt here.

If you'd like a chance to win a copy of The Quilt Life, leave me a comment. I'll draw a name Wednesday. It's a great magazine!

Hope you guys had a good weekend. xo

62 Comments:

Blogger Anita said...

What a beautiful quilt, great team work!

6:47 AM  
Blogger badlandsquilts said...

What a beautiful quilt...I can not even imagine all the detail and time spent.

6:50 AM  
Blogger Mary Anne Drury said...

WOW !!! that's a gorgeous quilt! I'm pretty sure my attention span would never let me finish all those grapes (unless of course they were real and I was eating them :) ..... and Pam ... .you ARE a celebrity who does stunt quilting .... the celebrity to the celebrities !!!!!

6:56 AM  
Blogger ferne said...

I keep meaning to subscribe to this magazine! I love watching TQS. You and Alex are both celebrities in my eyes, very talented ladies that share a beautiful friendship!

7:33 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Just incredible! You certainly do deserve credit for your stunt sewing! Always amazes me that one woman designs, another sews, another quilts and the finished work is such a singular masterpiece!

7:37 AM  
Blogger Penne said...

That's really awesome looking. You are a lucking lady ... celebrity sewing for a celebrity. :)

7:39 AM  
Blogger Sandy said...

What a gorgeous quilt....would love to see it in person!

7:46 AM  
Blogger Barbara said...

What a beautiful quilt! And you are a celebrity.....working side by side with a celebrity!!!

7:49 AM  
Blogger Sherri said...

Gorgeous! I've actually never picked up a copy of the Quilt Life magazine....so it would be fun to get a copy!

8:18 AM  
Blogger Kathryn said...

I wish I knew a celebrity to sew for! Lovely job. Kathie L in Allentown

8:19 AM  
Blogger Sinta Renee said...

Congratulations on being a part of an awesome team and being in print. How fun! I took a class from Paula once upon a time! I would love to get my hands on the magazine:)and even better if it were signed by you!

8:38 AM  
Blogger Kelly L. said...

What a gorgeous quilt you got to sew!

8:51 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Gorgeous quilt.
Would love to win.

Darlis

9:21 AM  
Blogger Happy Cottage Quilter said...

I've yet to see a copy of this magazine. The quilt looks gorgeous. Thanks for including me :-)

9:29 AM  
Blogger angelsister1951 said...

Would love to have the magazine ... will you autograph it tooo... count me in.... have a great day..
ter

9:39 AM  
Blogger Liz said...

Amazing quilt! And thanks for the chance to win!

10:33 AM  
Blogger chq said...

You don't have to enter me in the drawing, but I just wanted to say that the work is beautiful, and you are a celeb...and I know you! Life is good :-)

<3

Cherri

10:35 AM  
Anonymous Robyn of Coffee and Cotton said...

So beautiful and yes, you ARE a celeb... embrace it!

11:07 AM  
Blogger DanelleB said...

Beautiful work by all!!

11:23 AM  
Blogger MaddyMazeStudio said...

The quilt is just stunning. I love that magazine!

12:45 PM  
Blogger Annie said...

Very nice quilt!! And it's really nice to see a "star" give credit where credit is due. But then I always thought Alex was a lady. Please enter me in your drawing - I have never seen that magazine.

12:59 PM  
Blogger Jo Anne said...

A truly gorgeous quilt. I can't imagine appliqueing all those circles.

1:11 PM  
Blogger Samelia's Mum said...

So many circles to applique. So long as you got have a glass of wine while you did it... you know, in keeping with the grape theme :-)

2:42 PM  
Blogger madrekarin said...

Oh, my goodness! Pam, that quilt is beautiful! Congratulations on your name being in print and enjoy your celebrity status!

3:05 PM  
Blogger Jackie said...

When mine came in the mail, I was chuckling when I saw the credit. Then my teenage children asked "what on earth does Celebrity Stunt Quilter mean?" I tried to explain, but to no avail, they just didn't get it. Ah well. In my eyes you are a celebrity and the quilt is beautiful!

4:15 PM  
Blogger Quilting with Pugs said...

As always you did a great job.

5:06 PM  
Anonymous ozjane said...

Now that is tempting. Love the quilt and beautifully sewn.
I think I need a non celebrity stunt sewer to help decrease the ever on my conscience stash.

5:54 PM  
Anonymous Cheryl said...

Wow! What a beautiful quilt. The quilting is truly amazing!
Cheryl

6:57 PM  
Blogger Lisamariesmom said...

What do you mean? You ARE a celebrity!

7:03 PM  
Anonymous annette s said...

great team work it's beautiful
with all those grapes I hope you all shared a little wine when finished.

7:32 PM  
Blogger Donna S. said...

I would love this copy!!

7:34 PM  
Blogger Mary said...

Stunt sewing - sounds exciting and dangerous! Beautiful quilt.

7:46 PM  
Blogger kshackabq said...

Congratulations on your name in print, right under Alex! What an amazing quilt.

8:54 PM  
Blogger quilter321 said...

You are a celebrity to many of us- that is an amazing quilt

8:55 PM  
Blogger ledamewood said...

gorgeous quilt and I'd love a chance to win the magazine

9:24 PM  
Blogger Mary said...

Beautiful quilt, thanks for sharing it.

2:21 AM  
Blogger Shirley said...

What a gorgeous piece of art, both the design and the quilting! And you said "blanket stitch"???? around all those grapes??? A super great team effort. Wishing I could find the magazine so I could drool over the fabulous workmanship!

5:05 AM  
Blogger lovetostitch said...

It was certainly beautiful!! I say that cuz I really did see it in person at Knoxville show. In fact, it was stunning!! I would love a copy of Quilt Life, I should have subscribed!!

5:27 AM  
Blogger Debbie said...

I would love a copy of the magazine. It is a new one to me.

6:08 AM  
Anonymous EricaG said...

It's wonderful to hear of successful collaborations among frinds. Well done!

6:13 AM  
Blogger Nancy said...

What a nice friend, and what a nice surprise!

6:39 AM  
Blogger cassy said...

WOW!!! What an amazing you team you to are together. That is absolutely gorgeous! And let's hear a "Woot Woot!" for publicly getting the credit that I am sure was lavishly piled on in private! WTG!

6:46 AM  
Blogger Jen in NY said...

Beautiful quilt!! And by the way, you are BOTH celebrities!! :-)

8:21 AM  
Blogger crowefan0517 said...

Absolutely beautiful! I've been meaning to pick up an issue of "The Quilt Life" to see if I like it enought to subscribe, but somehow I keep missing it on the newstand.

-debby, Chester NY
crowefan0517@yahoo.com

8:39 AM  
Blogger Miss Jean said...

I noticed your name right away. The quilt is beautiful!!!

9:35 AM  
Blogger lips said...

I am in awe of that quilt. It is so amazing all the detail. Thanks for the giveaway and chance to win a copy of the magazine.
Congrats too -
colleen
butler83ataoldotcom

10:10 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

You and Alex are just both so cute! I think that's adorable and that quilt is STUNNING! Congrats!

Robin, welchrobin@hotmail.com

10:16 AM  
Blogger Vicki @ DottyJane said...

What a beautiful quilt! I can't imagine making something so detailed:)

10:30 AM  
Blogger MoeWest said...

That is a gorgeous quilt! Thanks for the magazine giveaway.

12:04 PM  
Anonymous Wendy said...

Pam - I love stopping by to see what you have been up to. What a great quilt you and Alex made. Very nicely done and you do deserve credit for stunt sewing!!

Wendy

12:06 PM  
Anonymous Jan Richardds said...

THanks for a chance to win. Love your projects, so very fun.

1:33 PM  
Anonymous S. said...

Hope the quilt owner lives in grape country! It's delicious to look at and so pretty!

2:35 PM  
Blogger rolynwest said...

What a fabulous quilt! Thanks for the chance to win the magazine and learn more about it!

2:38 PM  
Blogger lalebla said...

What an amazing quilt..oh to have that much patience! Lisa in Texas

4:56 PM  
Blogger Mary said...

Gorgeous quilt. I would love to see this magazine. Thanks for the opportunity to win a copy.
Mary

6:25 PM  
Anonymous Machelle said...

I gravitate towards greans and purples-the grape quilt is just beautiful. i can only imagine the amount of work it took!

6:37 PM  
Blogger Sewgirl said...

Beautiful quilt, beautiful quilting!

7:46 PM  
Blogger Linda said...

An amazing quilt--congrats......

9:40 PM  
Blogger Darlene said...

Stunning and thanks for a chance to win!

5:45 AM  
Blogger Marcia said...

Beautiful quilt. Applique is something have not attempted. Would you autograph the magazine if I win it? Thanks for the giveaway.

6:21 AM  
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6:28 AM  
Blogger Lizzie said...

yummm, that quilt looks great. I would love a chance to win one! Thanks Lizzie

12:11 PM  

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