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Batik Underwater World Wall Quilt

Wall Hanging and Crib Quilt Creations by C Jean Horst

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While there are many fine quilt designers in Lancaster, C Jean Horst's quilt creations stand out from all the others. Her ability to select fabrics is phenomenal. Her original appliqué designs are stunning.

Jean tells how her mother taught her, at the age of five, to use her sewing machine to make doll clothes. She has been sewing ever since.

Yet it was on a family vacation 33 years later that she first discovered the creative and colorful world of quilts. In spite of living in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, the quilt capitol of the world, she purchased her first pattern while on vacation in Tennessee.

Home from vacation, she went straight to the fabric store. One week later she had pieced what she thought was the most beautiful quilt in the world-- the Modernistic Star-- in red, white, and blue. Knowing nothing about quilting, she called her neighbor who saw to the quilting. Before she knew what happened, she sold it.

Weeks later, with great enthusiasm and she says little thought, she placed a small ad in a local weekly newspaper, asking for experienced help to piece quilt tops. Amish and Mennonite women from local towns began calling. She had a true education as she met with them in their homes and learned about their favorite quilt patterns, as well as ways to process grape juice, make butter, use a treadle sewing machine, grow pansies from saved seeds, and dry apples for snitz. A whole new world opened to her-- right in her own backyard.

Her hobby has now become a meaningful business. She works with many ambitious women, who piece, appliqué, mark, quilt, and bind quilts and wall hangings, creating heirlooms for tomorrow and functional art for today. Recently, she has had the privilege of designing and managing some very special projects. Of special note she designed the Governor's Star - an original quilt for Governor Tom Ridge, and a millennium quilt "It's About Time" for an American Cancer Society raffle (which raised over $30,000!). More info

Bargello Shadows
a special piece for a large office or home wall
Bargello Shadows a special piece for a large office or home wall(wh8284)
74 inches wide by 79 inches long -- $895
A great twist on the bargello patterns! This is a large wall quilt that will make an unusual statement in any office or home wall and also a wonderful conversation piece. Fabric art at it's best. Imagine sewing this one! Our motto is "think twice and cut once". Here C Jean Horst has arranged and provided fabrics to an Amish woman who is skilled at sewing and hand quilting. The finished piece is a work of art to be enjoyed best on the wall. The eye will be most challenged when looking at if from a little distance. All fabrics are 100% fine cotton fabrics. Made in the USA. Signed and dated on the lower back corner tag by C Jean Horst.

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Original C J Horst Design
Spring Basket Medley
Bright reds/blues/golds on Black
Original C J Horst Design Spring Basket Medley Bright reds/blues/golds on Black(wh8283)
55 inches wide by 55 inches long -- $745
A fantastic throw and/or wall that's certainly not the average!! This art quilt will be the highlight of any room. An original design by C Jean Horst who has also selected the gorgeous batik 100% cotton fabrics. There are unique folded 3-D rose buds and other tulips, daisies and roses that are hand appliqued onto the wall quilt. A beautiful print for the backing was used to blend with the front colors of fabrics and the inner border and binding! A sleeve was included for hanging. Excellent quality quilting was done by a skilled Amish woman -- note the outstanding 8 hand quilted stitches and fine hand applique work. Signed with hand embroidery letters - C J H. A brilliant work of art! Copyright pattern.

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Mommy Loves Me
Yellow/Gray/White Crib Quilt
Mommy Loves Me Yellow/Gray/White Crib Quilt(wh8282)
39 inches wide by 51 inches long -- $315
Awwww -- This crib quilt is simply adorable and to know it is a great example of patchwork and hand appliqué and hand quilting all coming together. The fabrics are 100% quilter's cottons and the touch of rick-rack on the top and lower part of the quilt is just clever! Mommy elephant displays such a touching and sweet example of her love for her little one. The backing is 100% cotton in a gray and yellow stripe on the diagonal with a cute corner tag documenting the name of the quilt, the maker, date and fabric content. A cute little crib quilt for that special little someone. Pattern from QP Designs.

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Space - and Book for kids who really love space!
Glows in the dark front and backing!
Space - and Book for kids who really love space! Glows in the dark front and backing!(wh8267)
40 inches wide by 48 inches long -- $295
A perfect wall quilt or crib quilt for the little people who love space. Includes an educational book on the Solar System and will be a toddlers delight. Not only is it an awesome quilt plus a 28 page book on the wonders of space, but the white rings of the planets and the back side of constellations glow in the dark! It's true - i've tried it and it's so so fun! A perfect introduction into space. And Grandmas, not your average gift !! The quilt is made of 100% quilters cottons and is hand quilted by an Amish woman in her home. We love making smart kid's quilts. This is an arrangement of C Jean Horst, Lancaster County, Pa where the finest Amish quilts are stitched. (MULTIPLES AVAILABLE)

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Space - and Book for kids who really love space!
Glows in the dark front and backing!
Space - and Book for kids who really love space! Glows in the dark front and backing!(wh8234)
40 inches wide by 48 inches long -- $295
A perfect wall quilt or crib quilt for the little people who love space. Includes an educational book on the Solar System and will be a toddlers delight. Not only is it an awesome quilt plus a 28 page book on the wonders of space, but the white rings of the planets and the back side of constellations glow in the dark! It's true - i've tried it and it's so so fun! A perfect introduction into space. And Grandmas, not your average gift !! The quilt is made of 100% quilters cottons and is hand quilted by an Amish woman in her home. We love making smart kid's quilts. This is an arrangement of C Jean Horst, Lancaster County, Pa where the finest Amish quilts are stitched.

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Mommy Loves Me
Pink/Gray/White Crib Quilt
Mommy Loves Me Pink/Gray/White Crib Quilt(wh8233)
39 inches wide by 51 inches long -- $315
Awwww -- This crib quilt is simply adorable and to know what a great example it is of patchwork and hand appliqué and hand quilting all coming together. The fabrics are 100% quilter's cottons and the touch of rick-rack on the top and lower part of the quilt is just clever! Mommy elephant displays such a touching and sweet example of her love for her little one. The backing is 100% cotton in a gray circular pattern with a cute corner tag documenting the name of the quilt, the maker, date and fabric content. A cute little crib quilt for that special little girl. Pattern from QP Designs.

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LIME ZEST
LIME ZEST(wh8192)
63 inches wide by 63 inches long -- $485
What a great arrangement of octagons, squares, circles and triangles all working together to make this unique wall or throw size quilt. It's name is coming from the adorable border fabric used to surround the quilt. The size is great for a throw and if you want to use it as a wall quilt, it comes with a sleeve already attached. Beautiful 100% cotton fabrics with a 100% cotton stripe on the backing. It is signed and dated and ready for you. The quilter used 8 hand quilted stitches per inch in this piece. Very nice.

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Up Up and Away
Up Up and Away(wh8191)
52 inches wide by 47 inches long -- $595
Of course, it seems like only a hot air balloon race is worthy of this title, but here is a magnificent wall quilt or throw, that calls for that title too. Linda has made this with 8 pointed stars using a stack and whack method (meaning the piecer will stack and then cut 8 layers of fabrics identically lined up with the top fabric print) The pieces are all cut exactly alike and - presto - beautiful stars - each finished star being unique depending on what part of the fabric it was cut from. Beautiful and very clever arrangement on background blacks and whites. The top is then paired with a batik backing and filled with a batting layer in the middle. The Amish quilter has used her expertise to stitch together the three layers (similar to a sandwich with two breads and a filler) using her small tiny stitches and getting approximately 8 hand quilted stitches per inch. The wall quilt is a very unique piece, probably only one of it's kind and made with 100% cotton fabrics. Signed and dated on the tag sewn into the back corner.

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Sunny Afternoon 
Throw or Wall
Sunny Afternoon Throw or Wall(wh8189)
47 inches wide by 59 inches long -- $485
A gentle quilt depicting a sunny afternoon is beaming with creativity. The actual crystal like designs are formed by cutting 8 identical triangles - stack and whack method - per crystal and sewing them back together. Linda, an excellent piecer with creative use of fabrics, can make any fabric into an heirloom piece. Do not miss the creative border that was added using the same shapes but using different arrangements of the colors. The quilter also has used 8 hand stitches per inch in finishing the quilting job. Beautiful backing fabric coordinates with the top very nicely. It also has a sleeve for hanging or can be used as a throw. 100% cotton fabrics. Signed and dates.

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Snuggle Blocks Crib Quilt
Snuggle Blocks Crib Quilt(wh8168)
36 inches wide by 45 inches long -- $295
Here is a clever Snuggle Blocks Crib quilt that looks like a puzzle done in reproduction fabrics of the 30's. A quaint look - for a little girl - who loves flowers, ducks, elephants, fish, lambs, circus animals and even boats. Each fabric tells a story with it's tiny little printed figures. The backing is a beautiful pink dotted fabric. Adorable for sure! And all the blocks are hand quilted as well as having a nice large flower across each block. Perfect for the little sweetheart.

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