106 Photos - Mar 10, 2010
Photo: This is our logo from our website www.harebrainedhappenings.com
The website was designed by  The Old Drawing Board and the logo was created by Tammy Sherman using the animals from some of our patterns.Photo: The creators and partners in Harebrained Happenings quilt pattern company - Mary Eeg and Trisha DellaVellaPhoto: Mary and Trisha with Carla Canonico, Editor-in-Chief of "A Needle Pulling Thread" magazine in their booth at the Creativ Festival in Toronto, April 15, 16, 2011Photo: This Mom & Me Baby Steps quilt was made by Diane Daniels of Toronto to hang in her granddaughter's shocking pink room.
Diane hand embroidered, hand appliqued and hand quilted this lovely quilt. Great workPhoto: This is a 2nd photo of Diane Daniels' Mom & Me quilt she made for her granddaugther's 4th birthday, 2012  Lovely hand quiltingPhoto: Antoinette Nelson won a 3rd prize viewer's choice for her Baby Steps quilt she entered in Western Quilter's Circle Show in Auckland, NZ called "Quilts Across the Ranges" The show name represented patterns and techniques across a wide range of NZ. near Waitakere Ranges-a chain of hills covered with dense bush and rainforest growth. We're sure her 2 year old grandson will love this special gift she made for him.Photo: Using the Furever Friends pattern Leona Kershaw from Twisted Stitchers Quilt Guild in Ajax, ON made this wallhanging she titled "Friends for Clara".  Clara Isabel, born on September 30, 201l, is the granddaughter of Leona's good friend and she has known the baby's mother Lesley since her birth 30 years ago.Photo: This version of Jungle Walk for a Cause was created by Carol Steed and staff at Mary Maxim in Paris, Ontario.Photo: This Jungle Walk quilt was made by Debbie Best, Maryville, TN for herself as she loved the pattern. Take a closer look and you will see the pink satin slippers on the hippo and fur lining on the Zebra's Uggs. Great quilt Debbie.Photo: Bernadine Farrow of Shawnee, Kansas made this adorable, colorful Jungle Walk quilt for her granddaughter who is 4 yrs. old. It hangs on "her" bedroom wall in Bernadine's house now for her to enjoy. We love this interpretation of our pattern. Thanks BernadinePhoto: Margaret Hopper of Hershey, PA considers herself a  "rank" amateur with her first attempt at quilting and appliqueing. She tells us she has only sewn an apron in 7th grade, badges on scout uniforms and hemming jeans but with help from a "quilting" friend has completed this quilt for her new grandbaby coming in Feb 2011.  We're sure she will now have the quilting bug. Great work, MargaretPhoto: Pictured is Dolly Campbell of Carroll Co, Maryland with her multiple award- winning quilt at the Maryland State Fair in 2010 using HBH106 Mom & Me Baby Steps pattern.See next picture for a list of all her awards.Photo: List of awards: Blue ribbon -1st place - wall hanging or small quilt. Rose ribbon - Judge's Choice Award. Yellow ribbon - Viewer's Choice Award. Green Ribbon - President's Choice Award. Award from Everybody's Quilt Guild of Carroll Co, MD. Award from Needle and Thread of Gettysburg, PA.Photo: Here's a closer look at Dolly Campbell with all the ribbons and awards she received for her entry - HBH106 Mom & Me Baby Steps quilt at Maryland State Fair. What a wonderful quilt and an honor for us to display her work in our website.Photo: This is Geraldine Powell of Seymour, Texas, Geraldine is 95 years old and this picture was sent to us by her friend Shirley Rutherford. Beautiful work Geraldine. We are proud to add it to our photo album.Photo: This Jungle Walk quilt was created by 15 member of the Needles & Friends Quilt Guild in Liberal, Kansas as a fund raiser raffle quilt. Quilt will be on display at the Quilt/Home Show Oct 9 & 10th and the Liberal Art & Craft Show, Dec. 4 &5, Draw on Dec.7,2010Photo: Jungle Walk for a Cause -Karen Walker, Quilters Confectionery, Warrenton, VirginiaPhoto: Jungle Walk for a Cause quilt by Geraldine Rorabeck of Picton Fabric World ,Picton, OntarioPhoto: Jeanne Moran, Millbrook, Ontario,  
Rouge Valley Quilters Guild, Scarborough, Jungle Walk for a Cause quiltPhoto: Jungle Walk for a Cause by Sister's Scraps Quilt Shop, Amarillo, TexasPhoto: Shannon Slagle of Quilter's Bits and Pieces, Eudora, Kansas made her grandson Karsten this Baby Steps quilt for him to spend time looking at the animals and to have sweet dreams under.Photo: Closer look at the animals on the bottom of Shannon Slagle's Baby Steps Quilt.Photo: Mom and Me - Baby Steps by Elizabeth Lake - Block of the Month, Quilt and Stitch, Kingston, OntarioPhoto: Energized Bunnies by Karen Walker - Quilters Confectionery, Warrenton, VirginiaPhoto: Sandy Collier - Rouge Valley Quilter's Guild, Scarborough, Ontario, Canada. Sandy's used the Mom and Baby from HBH106 Mom & Me-Baby Steps and shortened the Mom slightly added a taller giraffe for the Dad as a gift for a friend having a new baby. How creative.Photo: Wetland Wonders wall hanging by Geraldine Rorabeck, Picton Fabric World, Picton, OntarioPhoto: Wetland Wonders created and taught by Marcie at Ultimate Sewing , Oshawa, OntarioPhoto: Using HBH 202 Wetland Wonders, Trisha made this wall hanging from this "I Believe" panel by Art to Heart. The panel was cut up, fabric added to make 10" squares with a larger square in the middle. It was entered in a Panel Challenge at The Art of Fabric in Pickering, ON fall 2009 where it won a first prize.Photo: HBH102 Pet Lover's Bag by Karen Walker of Quilter's Confectionery, Warrenton, Virginia. Who wouldn't want to have this colorful cat bag to tote back and forth to classPhoto: HBH102 Pet Lover's Bag by Karen Walker of Quilter's Confectionery. Warrenton, Virginia. Wow who wouldn't want this colourful tote to carry back and forth to class and look at that great colourful dog fabricPhoto: This is Trisha's quilt from the pattern 'House Sampler" by Country Quilts.  
It was a block of the month project and one of my favorites and hangs in the hallway of my house.Photo: Mary with "A Quilter's Garden".Pattern by Lynette Jensen of Thimbleberries came with 12 blocks, we increased it to 20 - found some blocks on the internet and designed some ourselves.Photo: Mary with "A Bird of a Feather" Quilt. The cardinal was taken from the front cover of "Quilter's Magazine" Spring 2000.With the help of the internet we designed the remainder blocks ourselves researching different birds and their colours. All the blocks are paper pieced. The border is machine appliqued with long arm quilting by Donna Moore, Ajax, OntarioPhoto: This is Mary's prize winning quilt entitled "Echoes of the Past."It took first place in the Interna
  tional Plowing Match in Ontario in 2007 in the category of Applique Quilt with Long arm quilting. It is a southwestern pattern by Elizabeth Anne Quilt esigns with a few colour and blocs changes to suit Mary's decor. More sashings and border were added to enlarge quilt to King size.Photo: 4 block from Echos of the past by MaryPhoto: Triple Heart  - original by TrishaPhoto: Summer Wind queen size quilt - HBH301Photo: Natures animals enjoy a snack amongst their friends in Trisha's version of HBH103 Munch A Bunch pattern.Photo: Mary's version of Munch A Bunch - This is the quilt on the cover of HBH103 Munch A Bunch pattern.Photo: Munch A Bunch wall hanging by Linda Hoiko, Pickering Ontario - fun, fun, fun. Linda choose her background fabrics to match the animals-sunflowers behind the pig, Canadian flag behind the beaver, fish behind the bear etc.Photo: 12 Paper Pieced Angel blocks from pattern book 24 Angel Quilt Blocks by Linda CausePhoto: This was also part of the challenge for the International Plowing Matching 2008.
The original wall hanging was sold and the newer version made into a pattern - HBH201- Autumn at the Old Mill.  It is a landscape applique quilt.Photo: Chaffey's Locks.This wall hanging was made for a challenge by the International Plowing Match in Ontario, 2008. The theme was "On the Rideau" and this landscape was designed from a photograph of the locks.The reflection in the water was made by copying the trees on the computer, mirror image, fading out and copying on fabric.Photo: Asian Elegance - this was made in a class taught by Sonja at the Quilting Patch , Scarborough OntarioPhoto: Back view of Trilogy jacketPhoto: Trilogy Jacket form Akasha patterns. I made mine as a quilt as you go interpretation in vibrant oriental prints.Photo: Penquins on Parade- Whistle Pig Creek pattern -TrishaPhoto: Penquins on Parade - MaryPhoto: This is my quilt block portfolio. It is 18 x 18 inches and hold all your quilt block flat at home and to carry to class. Possible pattern.Photo: These novel covers were made as a thank you to the nurses in the Chemo unit at Centennary Hospital for all their kindness while going through breast cancer.Photo: Quilted Novel  coverPhoto: A one block wall hanging of three dogs from HBH108 Doggy Daycare. Shows how you can take your favorite dogs and make a single wall hanging for that special friend depicting their favorite dog.Photo: A one-block wall hanging of the cat bus driver from HBH109 Kitty KampPhoto: One block from HBH107 Energized Bunnies. There are 15 blocks in the pattern but they could be broken up to make a smaller quilt for your special someone with their favorite sports.Photo: Giraffe Mom and Baby in true giraffe fabric shows a different version of the HBH104 Mom and Me- at the Zoo pattern if you would rather make it with true colours, rather than brights.Photo: Mrs. Hippo walks proudly in her pink satin ballet slippers. She is just one of the 13 Jungle animals walking for a cure for Cancer.Photo: Mom and Baby Croc is a single wall hanging from HBH106 Mom & Me -Baby Steps. They are from the family of 13 Mom and babies in this pattern.Photo: This stunning black and white block was made from pattern HBH301 - Summer Wind. This original quilt is queen size, but you could put together as many block as you wish to produce the size quilt of your choice.Photo: This cute puppy is from our pattern HBH101 Furever Friends - this was pattern #1 for Harebrained HappeningsPhoto: Our first pattern - HBH101 - 
Furever Friends.  
A lovely little quilt for any  childPhoto: Fur Ever Friends Pillow - HBH101Photo: An original design by Trisha, one of a pair made to hang on the wall to compliment my Birds of a Feather Quilt.Photo: The second original design wall hanging by Trisha as part of a pair to put over the bed with the Bird Quilt.Photo: from pattern Queen Anne's Lace patternPhoto: Horizons "Day" A Beginner's Art Quilt creation from Mother Earth StudiosPhoto: Horizons "Night" A Beginner's Art Quilt creation from Mother Earth StudiosPhoto: HBH110 Cherished Friends This is one of two of our latest patterns released May, 2010. See individual pictures for clearer view of each girl with her cherished friend.Photo: Girl #1 is playing with her best friends and her favorite animal- her cat.Photo: Little miss is hugging her hare as she plays with her best friends among the flowersPhoto: Playful in pink with her matching rag doll among all the heart shaped flowersPhoto: Hugging her bear brings a smile to her face while enjoying her time amongst friends and pals.Photo: Sunshine and birds enhance this girl as she plays with her "furever" friend in the garden of friendshipPhoto: HBH111 Walk, Run, Ride for a Cure. Our Dog is Walking his cat, the Kangaroo Mom is running with her baby in tow and the Tortoise and the Hare are riding in an effort to cure Cancer. Look closer and you will see a squirrel, frog and mouse among the flowers.Photo: Closer look at the Dog and Cat on their long walk through the park for a very important cause.Photo: Kangaroo Mom is happy to be running with her baby for the causePhoto: Tortoise and Hare are riding along side by side in a joint effort to bring awareness to this cause.Photo: A closer lok at the snake block in the quilt by Needles and Friends Quilt Guild in Liberal, Kansas for a fundriaser.Photo: Closer view of the giraffe head in the quilt by Needles & Friends Quilt Guild, Liberal, KansasPhoto: Closer view of the leopard from Needles & Friends Quilt Guild, Liberal, Kansas.Photo: The lion is walking proudly in his green shoes. Bernadine hand appliqued around all the animal blocks and machine quilted the background using designs from the quilt.  In this block she appliqued flowers and hearts to match the lion's tail..Photo: This is a closer look at the monkey block in Bernadine Farrow's Jungle Walk. You can see her machine quilting of leaves and bows to match the block.Photo: Look close and you can see how Bernadine machine quilted animal designs and names around the border.  Here we have a Flamingo and the word Flamingo written out. How clever.Photo: In the top right hand corner of the border Bernadine quilted a monkey and leaves to duplicate designs from the quilt.Photo: The doggies are being bused to their Daycare, Groomers or Veterinarians. The Dachshund is running alongside the bus with his bone in his mouth not to be left out of the fun. Fin your favorite pet among this howling crew!Photo: The Kerry Blue is the driver of this bus, but you can substitute your favorite best friend and put him in the driver's seat.Photo: Can you find your favorite friend among this crew???Photo: If you can't find your friend among this group, sketch him up and replace him with one of thewse happy faces.Photo: This Ragdoll was so busy fishing for his favorite food that he missed his bus to the Groomers, Veterinarians or Ktty Kamp.Photo: Furby the Norweigan Forest Cat is in the lead as driver of this bus.  Change up the colorus and markings and maybe he could resemble your kitty.Photo: We're so excited to be going on this trip!!!Photo: I'm ready to leap out, but think I'll stay on for the ride. !!!Photo: Even some birds, butterflies and lady bug hopped the busPhoto: Check out our colorful tags !!Photo: HBH110 - Cherished Friends is now available for sale. Please visit our web site to orderPhoto: HBH111 - Walk, Run, Ride for a Cure is now available for purchase. Please visit our web site to order.Photo: HBH112 "Dancing With the Stars". This wallhanging and the smaller "Joy" wallhanging (including the pattern) were featured in the Festive Issue of "A Needle Pulling Thread" a Canadian magazine depicting creative articles from Canadian designers. It is available on the market at quilt stores and many retail outlets.Photo: Also coming this spring is HBH 114 - "Quilting Bees" This wallhanging is 38 3/4 x 34 1/4. It is a applique wall hanging featuring five "babes" around a pieced quilt with a kitten sleepig lazily at their feet and a Quilting Bee framed on the wall. Change up the hair colours and make it for your quilting and sewing friends.Photo: HBH115 "Ribbons of Hope" Another bag pattern similar to HBH102 - Pet Lover's Bag. This pattern includes two versions of the bag - An elephant dancing in her ballet slippers and tutu; a Butterffly with the Ribbon of Hope for her body and a wallhanging with the Flamingo walking for a cure in her high heeled saddle shoes. Instructions for all three are included in the pattern and you can mix and match the designs to make a bag or a wallhanging.Photo: HBH401 Colorplay Weekender Bag. This bag holds all you need for the long weekend away, trip to the spa or quilting retreat. Side zippered pockets, large front zippered pocket and well as a zipper closure on top with carrying handles and removable shoulder strap.The pattern includes instructions for quilt-as- you-go or use a favourite fabric for this great bag.Photo: One of the many bags made from HBH401 - ColorPlay Weekender Bag.Photo: The Weekender Bag was constructed and taught by Tracey from Ultimate Sewing Center Oshawa, Ontario CanadaPhoto: Trisha's bag - to Australia and backPhoto: The following bags were made at workshop at Kindred Heart Quilter's Guild, Whitby, Ontario, November 2010Photo: Photo: Photo: