This blog is part of the series about the Whisper Challenge quilts.
I got this little 12" x 12" quilt from Sharry Olmstead. It was the 9th one in the series for Karan Brooks. Sharry did a beautiful hand painted still life and chose the perfect fabric for the border. My immediate thought was to do something floral. I also know that Karan likes burgundy. I landed on a painted burgundy rose.
Here is the one that was passed along to me:
After I painted the rose, I highlighted it with thread. It was fused to the background, stitched down and quilted. Here it is:
I hope she likes it.