Throwback Thursday

Good Morning! Since I am still quilting on that QOV that I showed you yesterday, I thought I would pull out an oldie once again. My son has always loved cars and graduated in 2010 from UTI with a degree in Automotive Technology. He owns a 1977 Trans Am that he calls Betty. So when he graduated, I made this quilt for him.

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It was quite the undertaking, but he loved it! So it was all worth it.

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The red is satin stitching around the bird.taquilt (2) taquilt (1)

Have a great day!

Linking up with My Quilt Infatuation, Krista Quilts

About katyquilts

I am a wife, mom of four amazing kids, and a librarian. I have been making traditional quilts for ages but have ventured into art qulting in the last several years. I also love to knit socks and mittens and dye my own fabric. I am thankful to God my Father and Creator for the gift of creativity!
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14 Responses to Throwback Thursday

  1. lifeisatree says:

    Please would you be willing to sell the pattern of the firebird trans am quilt? Thank you! !

  2. Lea says:

    Oh this brings back memories of my old white Pontiac Firebird, had to sell her when the kids came along. Great quilt!

  3. Your Pontiac quilt is awesome. You are such a good mama.
    Pauline
    perry94022 at hotmail dot com

  4. PattiP says:

    Let me join the chorus. Very Cool!

  5. A terrific quilt, totally unique. No wonder he loves it so much.

  6. GigTog says:

    Awesome quilt Katy! My son also went to UTI. I think he graduated in ’05 though. 🙂
    ~Dori

  7. Libby Smith says:

    A monumental effort, I’m sure, but the result is fabulous.

  8. lois92346 says:

    I’m sure your son will treasure it always.

  9. Krista says:

    Nicely done! Is that firebird all applique? Thanks for linking up at Throwback Thursday today.

  10. sandi says:

    That is so cool!

  11. Cécile says:

    Woop ! Woop ! Lucky boy…..for the car and the quilt !! 😉

  12. Kaelyn says:

    Very cool! My dad had a pontiac firebird when I was a kid… I miss that car.

  13. Penny says:

    Absolutely stunning! That is a treasure!

  14. Kathy D says:

    What a cool quilt– I know some other Trans Am lovers that would be jealous. Was that done with applique? How did you to the red outline – is it stitching? Love this!

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