Carole is an award winning quilter and pattern designer who does quilt repairs, and charity quilts for Quilts of Valor, Linus Project, Elizabeth House and other local causes. She also does edge to edge pantograph longarm quilting. Carole has tutorials on her blog for borders, binding, and many other quilting projects. See her blog at From My Carolina Home.
This quilt was longarm quilted for the Boys and Girls club’s auction, quilting around each hand painted motif that the kids did created an outline quilt backing.
For 2019, Carole is coordinating the Carolina Hurricane Quilt Project, to make and collect quilts for victims of the two hurricanes that devastated the North Carolina coast. Read about the project – Carolina Hurricane Quilt Project. Collections will be made through summer of 2019, with regular updates on Carole’s blog.
Carole does quilt restoration work on well loved quilts with sentimental value. If you have a quilt that needs repair, Carole might be able to help. Some of the repairs made by hand include this rabbit that was coming apart around the stitching. Here is the before and after –
This Sunbonnet Sue was in terrible shape, but was repaired with tulle and machine stitching. Here are several before and after photos.
See more of Carole’s repairs on her blog From My Carolina Home – Well Loved Quilt Repairs. Even severely damaged quilts can be saved! From re-attaching appliques, to reconstruction of tears and holes, almost every quilt can be salvaged in some way. Reasonable rates and happy customers are the hallmark of Carole’s quilt repairs.
Contact Carole to give an estimate on your quilt for repair by emailing her at frommycarolinahome at gmail dot com.
Carole’s quilts have won awards at the Mountain Regional State Fair and at Western Carolina Quilt Guild. Here’s just a small sample of her many ribbons!