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Treadleon Year End Show 2016 - More Quilts


Here is a top I finished early this year but not yet quilted. It is the Bonnie Hunter "Spring Mountain Morning" pattern with every stitch being done on my Singer 12 treadle.
I'm not a fabric collector so I did as Bonnie suggested and bought men's blue and brown patterned shirts at the Goodwill store.

Faye Beckwith

Tee shirt quilt, original design. Made for a young family friend with flannel sashings, border (plaid, no less! not my choice) and backing fabrics. Pieced and quilted on my 1950's German tailor's treadle (Phoenix 249, by Baer & Remple). This machine does nice straight-line quilting & gentle curves, without the need for a walking foot
"Winter Wonderland" wallhanging , designed by Kaaren Johnston (free on-line pattern from 2012).
Hand-embroidered & hand-quilted, pieced on my 1890's Wheeler & Wilson model 9 treadle.


Fair ribbon quilt, original design. Hand-quilted, pieced on my 1890's Davis Vertical Feed treadle. This machine did a beautiful job of piecing the slippery satin ribbons to the cotton fabrics in my quilt! I drew this quilt design on EQ6, using the "Celtic twist" block, and coloring the blocks to accommodate the various color ribbons I had to work with

Scrapquilter Cheryl (Pinkerton)

2015 Bonnie Hunter mystery quilt, Allietare, that I pieced on my 1863 Grover & Baker double chainstitch machine.

Suzanne Revell


Baby quilt 9-patch made using the Singer 12 shown in the picture. The machine was made in 1884.

Anne Graham in Los Osos California

"Southern Maryland Summertime Sampler" wallhanging. Three of these 4 blocks were foundation-pieced from a "Row By Row" pattern at our local "Calvert Quilts" shop.
Foundation-piecing is a real joy when sewing with a hand-crank sewing machine...
I used my c.1910 Jones Family CS "Queen Alexandra" Hand Crank. Hand-quilted

Scrapquilter Cheryl Pinkerton
TOBE quilts...

2013, made of 9-patch blocks with white/light as the background color


2014, again made with 9-patch blocks with black as the background color

2015 and made of blue and white blocks, makers choice

I usually make bed size quilts but this past year decided it would be fun to make some smaller quilts for tables and treadles.

Triangle Twist was sewn on my 1886 Davis Vertical Feed treadle.

Quilters Madder was inspired by a vintage quilt. Lori of Humble Quilts provided the directions during an online quilt-a-long. Pieced on my 1920's Eldredge 2 Spool treadle.

Kay Pungitore in Mansfield MA

A twin-size quilt using 4" and 5" food-themed fabric charm squares from a FB sewing vendor. Pieced on my Singer 66-1 treadle called 'Betsy'.

Sharon Wyper

This was the first time I had used a hand crank or a treadle machine and the first time I had quilted a quilt on a machine. Previously I had only hand quilted my quilts. So this was very much a practice piece for me. The treadle NVF kept wanting to go backwards so I broke threads all over the place. I was having trouble with the penguin walking foot which I realize now was probably not enough pressure on the presser foot. Or maybe it was too much. I can't remember. So I migrated from the 28 to the NVF. All seams matched up perfectly with little effort. That thing works like a dream. Except for the treadle backward part. User error.

Laura Scott in Rochester Michigan