Katrina Hamer is leader of the EQT’s in Oregon and teaches Electric Quilt 6 and Quilt Design Wizard. (Check our class listings to see if there is something offered close to you.) She has taught for us at Quilt Market in the past and we love working with her!

She recently sent us a project she made for a friend of hers. Katrina says, “I designed this pillow as a birthday gift for my friend Gretchen, who is a sophomore at WSU. As you can see by the pictures, she is an Alpha Omicron Pi sister. I designed it in EQ6, importing the photos and playing with the borders until deciding that fairly simple was the way to finish it. I then “designed” a quilt with just the photos, no borders, and printed that “quilt” on EQ Printables Fabric sheets. I backed the photo quilt with batting and stitched around each photo (see close up). Then I sewed the borders as designed. I embellished it (see close up) with some scrapbook charms, sewed the pillow back on and stuffed the pillow form into it. I think she’ll love it!”

We think she’ll love it too! It’s so nice to give someone a gift that will be a keepsake for years to come. Wonderful job Katrina!