So Lovely!

I received a most wonderful email this week. A while back Karen asked if she could use the design ‘Wisdom’, from my book Oriental Odyssey, to create a special quilt for her niece. Just this past week she sent me a photo of the finished quilt and I was so delighted with her interpretation that I wanted to share it with all of you. Most exciting is that she won ‘Best of Show’  at the county fair for her beautiful work. Congratulations and thank you Karen!



©image and Lady Wisdom Quilt by Karen Owsley / from an original design ©Joan A. Elliott


9 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Rita
    Dec 05, 2010 @ 12:58:59

    Love this quilt you are so talented I always wanted to make one


  2. joanelliott
    Dec 05, 2010 @ 13:16:04

    This beautiful quilt has inspired me! I am hoping to make some quilt patterns of my Asian designs available in the not too distant future.


  3. Vanessa
    Dec 05, 2010 @ 20:15:31

    That’s simply gorgeous!!! I wish I had the talent for quilting… =)


  4. Sonja
    Dec 06, 2010 @ 06:09:35

    Wow, thats looking great. Thanks that you have shown us this beautiful work.


  5. mel
    Dec 08, 2010 @ 15:26:21

    Beautiful quilt. Thanks so much for sharing it with us.


  6. Sarah Greiner
    Dec 08, 2010 @ 18:07:07

    Wow, Karen, that is gorgeous and you did such a lovely job on it too! I’m totally not surprised you won best in show. And I think it’s fabulous that it was inspired by Joan’s designs, which have in turn inspired her back. I think it’ll be exciting to see what is to come!

    Joan – thanks for sharing this, it’s sooo pretty! I’m pretty sure I have most of your geisha patterns . . . . ah if only I had a 72 hour day . . . but this makes me want to stitch that one too! lol


  7. Lindsay
    Dec 08, 2010 @ 19:03:44

    Wow. This is a lovely quilt. I have also seen one of Joan’s ladies done in blackwork too. These designs are inspirational to many it seems, and quite rightly too. Lindsay (UK)


  8. Laurylyan
    Dec 22, 2010 @ 09:52:23

    This is such a beautiful quilt! 🙂
    Congratulations to the lucky recipient of such a gift! And congratulations to you, Joan, to have your design chosen and adapted.

    Simply beautiful! 🙂


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