Over the River - Custom Machine Quilting by Natalia Bonner

Barbara made this adorable Over the River quilt. I always have to smile a little when I machine quilt winter quilts in July! :)

When Barbara sent me this adorable quilt she asked me to custom machine quilt it for her. I have quilted a couple of these adorable quilts in the past and they've been so much fun, it's a great pattern.

I decided to custom machine quilt this quilt with a lot of little detail, I really wanted to make Barbara's hand work, and perfect piecing shine.
I outlined all of the embroidery and then changed textures/machine quilting patterns to help create the look of snow and the sky.
Her quilt back is a solid red, it really was a great backing to show off some machine quilting. :)
Thanks for letting me machine quilt your adorable quilt Barbara! 

Click here for more information about having me machine quilt for you, for more machine quilting tips and tricks check out my books; Beginner's Guide to Free-Motion Quilting and Next Steps in Machine Quilting.


  1. Parabéns, trabalho magnífico! !!!

  2. Ooo, la la! I love the red and taupe combo for this quilt and your custom quilting is divine! My Over the River (in blues and tans) is at my quilter's now, but it will be quilted in an all-over swirling design.

  3. Nice to see this come up. I'm working on mine and still at the embroidery stage (it's taking forever!). Seeing your quilting on this is motivation to keep on going. Just beautiful!

  4. I've had this pattern for sometime and this post inspires me to get started. The piecing is beautiful and your quilting is wonderful!

  5. Where can I get the pattern for this Over the River quilt? Absolutely beautiful.


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