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Modern Quilts

by Heike Schaefer

After doing the traditional quilts over years I started to experiment. I tried to make my own designs. Then I started to dye my own fabrics. So the quilts changed again more and more. The next step was to quilt by machine.

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Canola Field

80cm x 68cm

hand dyed fabric

machine pieced

machine quilted

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136cm x 102cm

Silk, Linnen, Cotton

hand pieced

hand quilted

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35cm x 35cm

hand dyed fabrics

hand pieced

machine quilted

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Canolafields at the Baltic Sea

92cm x 85cm

cotton, hand dyed fabric

machine pieced

handquilted

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Light and Shadow

53cm x 53cm

cotton

machine pieced

machine quilted

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Splitted Log Cabin
84cm x 84cm
cotton
machine pieced
machine quilted

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Tree
42cm x 34cm
cotton
machine pieced
machine quilted

Scraps

by Heike Schaefer

What can you do with all the leftover fabrics? New Quilts!

 

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Trapez
65cm x 47cm
cotton
machine sewn
handquilted

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Flowers
47cm x 40cm
cotton
machine sewn
hand quilted

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Bow Ties
42cm x 26cm
cotton
hand sewn
hand quilted

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Red
44cm x 39cm
cotton
machine sewn
hand quilted

Animals

by Heike Schaefer

Not only children love these quilts!

 

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In the cage
68cm x 68cm
cotton
machine sewn
hand quilted

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Running Chicken – Guten Morgen!
46cm x 34cm
cotton
machine sewn
hand quilted

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Geese
56cm x 50cm
cotton
machine sewn
hand quilted

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Sunrise Chicken

38cm x 32cm
cotton
machine sewn
hand quilted

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Honey Bear
79cm x 63cm
cotton
machine sewn
hand quilted

Paper Piecing

by Heike Schaefer

These little quilt are all sewn on paper. With this technique you can create very intricate detail.

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Hot Air balloons
44cm x 38cm
cotton
machine pieced
hand quilted

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My little Farm
43cm x 34 cm
cotton
machine pieced
hand quilted

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Flying Geese
37cm x 30cm
cotton
machine pieced
hand quilted

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Dutch Tiles
43cm x 43cm
cotton
machine pieced
hand quilted

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Bach
42cm x 42cm
cotton
machine pieced
hand quilted

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Tulips

51cm x 51cm

cotton

machine pieced

hand quilted

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All my ships
67cm x 57cm
cotton
machine pieced
hand quilted

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Tradition
45cm x 38cm
cotton
machine pieced
hand quilted

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Black
44cm x 38cm
cotton
machine pieced
hand quilted

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Trees
41cm x 38cm
cotton
machine pieced
hand quilted

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Summer
32cm x 32cm
cotton
machine pieced
machine quilted

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Spring
104cm x 78cm
cotton
machine pieced
machine quilted

Autumn

by Heike Schaefer

The colours of autumn are very fascinating. So I loved to make these quilts.

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Autumn Leaves

150cm x 120cm

cotton

machine pieced

hand quilted

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Harvest
73cm x 73 cm
cotton
designed by Debbie Mumm
machine sewn
hand quilted

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Sunflower
55cm x 42cm
cotton
hand sewn
hand quilted