Portraits

I’ve always loved drawing people and portraits. I was exhilarated when I saw my first portrait quilt. I finally realized that I could combine my love of drawing portraits with my love of sewing. Since that time, I’ve experimented extensively with different ways to create quilted portraits.

Click on the thumbnail to go to a separate page for that quilt. Quilts are arranged in chronological order with the most recent ones first.

Surrender

Surrender

Quilt Queen

Quilt Queen

Windblown by Maria Elkins

Windblown

Sheer Whim by Maria Elkins

Sheer Whim

Strawberry Delight by Maria Elkins

Strawberry Delight

Captivated by Maria Elkins

Captivated

The Terpennings by Maria Elkins

Terpennings

Broken Dishes by Maria Elkins

Broken Dishes

Violinist by Maria Elkins

Violinist

Blue Dave by Maria Elkins

Blue Dave

Eric & Bethany by Maria Elkins

Eric & Bethany

Making Faces by Maria Elkins

Making Faces

Bethany in Magenta by Maria Elkins

Bethany in Magenta

Bethany in Polka Dots by Maria Elkins

Bethany in Polka Dots

First Kiss by Maria Elkins

First Kiss

Redeeming Fragments by Maria Elkins

Redeeming Fragments

Ohio Dreaming by Maria Elkins

Ohio Dreaming

Flight of Fancy by Maria Elkins

Flight of Fancy

Evening Star by Maria Elkins

Evening Star

Daddy's Arms by Maria Elkins

Daddy’s Arms

Stolen Lives by Maria Elkins

Stolen Lives

Wedding Dreams by Maria Elkins

Wedding Dreams

In Answer to Prayer by Maria Elkins

In Answer to Prayer