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Here are some of the quilts I've made over the years.  Many have gone to other homes and I don't have pictures of them, but here are some of my favorites. 
All images copyright 2013-2017, Jan Ochterbeck.
Please pin with attribution and be sure to link back to my blog.

Seasonal Migration
July 2017, 78" x 90"



Christmas Tree Wall Hanging for Real Ornaments
July 2017, approx. 30" x 79"


Dancing Plus II, 65" x 80", May 2017


Hands2Help Race Quilt, 
59" x 72", 2017, Donation to STL
International Institute

Welcome Home, 45 x 45", 2017, donation for Hands2Help,
STL International Institute

Boomerang Patches Baby Quilt, 36 x 46", 2017

Jake's Baby Quilt, 2007 (photo 2017)

Lincoln's Baby Quilt, 41 x 41", September 2016

Benjamin's Baby Quilt, 42 x 45, November 2016

Autumn Forest, 66 x 80", November 2016
Alternate blocks from The Quilted Fox's Fox in the Forest BOM
Quilted by Dar Sforza
Given to Don & Doris Hoeferlin , Christmas 2016

Bohemian Bento Box, 60 x 72", December 2016
Given to Eric's housemates, Christmas 2016

PAussietivity, 60" x 60", August 2016
Aussie fabric version of Positivity from Cut and Shuffle Quilts
Quilted by Dar Sforza

Maple Leaf Star, July 2016
Fox in the Forest BOM main blocks from The Quilted Fox
Quilted by Sandy Etheridge
Given to Jackie & Art, Christmas 2016

Dancing Plus, June 2016, 60" x 75"
Given to Nickie & family, Christmas 2016

Black & White quilt for Hands2Help Happy Chemo 2016, 44" x 58"

Black & Tan quilt for Hands2Help Happy Chemo 2016, 58" x 58"

Framed Nine Patch sample for tutorial, 44" x 44", 2016

Framed Nine Patch baby quilt, 36", 2016
Given to hair stylist Julie, 2016

Positively Radiant, 51" x 60", 2016
Planned for Hands2Help Happy Chemo 
Given locally to Em K during chemo, etc., 2016

Antler Dance, 72" x 72", 2016
Given to Laurie & family, Christmas 2016

Gramercy & Friends, 72" x 86", 2015
Quilted by Jane Coons

Collection Challenge Plus, 2015, 57" x 69"
Inspired by a fabric collection challenge at STLMQG
Given to Gary's coworker going through a bad situation, 2016

Girl Donation Quilt, 2015, 40" x 49"
Boy Donation Quilt, 2015, 40" x 49"


Plus Dash, 2015, custom quilted by Sandy Etheridge.
See Patterns tab for more info.

Hands 2 Help donation quilt, 2015. 40" x 40"

Max's Baby Quilt, 2014, 44" x 44"
For great nephew

Tyler's Baby Quilt, 2015, 40" x 48", for great-nephew. Spiral quilting.

Broken Chevron, 2014. 48" x 60".
See Patterns tab for pattern info. Spiral quilted.

30 Circles, 2014, 60" x 60"
Circle in the Square Quilt Guilt's 30th anniversary challenge

Mega Medallion, 2014, 90" x 90"
Custom long arm quilted by Sandy Etheridge

Bumpity Blue, baby quilt from stash, 2014, 40" x 44",
panto test for one of the book quilts
Longarm quilted by Darlene Pratte

CSQ Donation Drive, 2014, 40" x 48",
tutorial created for guild members

Zen Garden, 2014, 76" x 88"
Custom long-arm quilted by Sandy Etheridge
Featured in Cut and Shuffle Quilts

Labyrinth, 2014, 60" x 72"
Featured in Cut and Shuffle Quilts

Singing the Blues, 2014, 64" x 76"
Long-arm quilted by Darlene Pratte
Featured in Cut and Shuffle Quilts

Heat Wave, 2014, 60" x 72"
Long-arm quilted by Darlene Pratte
Featured in Cut and Shuffle Quilts

Scoot, 40" x 40", 2013
Featured in Cut and Shuffle Quilts

Positivity, 60" x 60", 2013
Long-arm quilted by Darlene Pratte
Featured in Cut and Shuffle Quilts

Big Print Beauty, 2013, 75" x 100"
Long-arm quilted by Darlene Pratte.
Pattern available.

Modern Medallion Pillow, 2013. 23"


Linked, 2013 (two-sided) 40"

STLMQG Ohio Star Challenge, 2013. 26" x 36"

Charmed Snowballs, 2013. 32" x 44"
Instructions available on Tutorial tab.


Pink Strip Tease, 2013. 35" x 42"


Happy Accident, 60 x 69", 2011
from a Topsy-Turvy Nine Patch workshop
with Judy Laquidara in 2009.
Quilted by Sandy Etheridge
Parts mistakenly cut black, which should have been white,
resulted in a bolder, more modern, graphic design.
I added my own piano keys border. 


Whole Lotta Circles:  Baby quilt made for my niece, 2002.  60 x 60 inches; original design.  
(poor photo; it's a scan of a print from film. Colors are much more vibrant than shown.)
Same block as ETGA 1 below.


Framed Nine Patch, 2005.  36 x 36 inches, original design.
Baby quilt made for co-worker.



Legacy, 2007, 68 x 82 inches.  Made for my dad for his 80th birthday.
Dad wrote a memoir of stories and anecdotes entitled "A Legacy of Episodes." The words and phrases printed in the blocks are the titles of the stories.  His legacy is in words and stories; 
mine is in fabric and quilts.


Loop in Motion, 2006, 60 x 60 inches.  Original design.
Circle in the Square Quilters 2006 Challenge celebrating the centennial of
University City Missouri.  Blocks hand pieced by members of CSQ Piecing Group. 


Baby quilt, 2010. DNP variation made for coworker. 34 x 50 inches.



Celtic Lullaby, completed 2011.  96 x 96 inches.  Original design. 
Started as a CSQ Piecing Group project in 2005, languished in UFO status until 2010. 
Hand and machine pieced, hand embroidered.  Hand quilted by Modesta Basler.
Wedding gift to son and daughter-in-law.  Displayed in AQS Show, Paducah KY, 2012.


Trellis, completed 2006.  62 x 74 inches.
Original design using 9-Patch and Kaleidoscope blocks.
Given to neighbor Dot Barbeau when she moved into assisted living in 2014.


Medallion Quilt, completed 2006. 60 x 60 inches.
Inspired by a class in selecting colors and prints
given by Louise Georgia at the Quilted Fox.

Texas Tumblers  - Gary's Cowboy Quilt, 2010.  60 x 72 inches. 
Made for DH, wanna-be cowboy, after a couple of dude ranch vacations
and a trip to Texas during which he wanted me to buy cowboy themed fabrics.


Strip Tease, 2012, 35 x 42 inches, original design.


Celebrate, 2013, 44 x 52 inches.
A modern quilt using the Shaded 4-Patch block, inspired by the book
Designing Quilts, The Value of Value, Suzanne Tessier Hammond,
That Patchwork Place, 1994.


Flying Four Patch, 2013, 36 x 44, original design.

Hexies from Leftovers, 2013, 35 x 40 inches.  Black & white print 8" triangles left over from another project were cut down to half-hexies and combined with other stash prints. More leftover triangles were used on the back.


ETGA 1, Original Design
 First Piecing Group project, started in 2001. Hand dyed background using eight gradations. Hand pieced by members of Piecing Group. Named for the shapes of the templates used (Eiffel Tower & Gothic Arch)


1 comment:

  1. I was just perusing your gallery and saw several interesting quilts. The Framed Nine Patch from 2005 is described as your own design. Is it shown in your book? Or does it not use the sew and slash technique?

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