I usually don't do custom commissioned work, but I decided to take this one on. I'm glad I did. I am very happy with the results, and I think Charlie will be too.
He wanted something with the Texas Longhorns mascot on it. (I had to do some research here. I am NOT a college sports fan in any way, shape or form!) So I found the logo online, printed it, enlarged it, and had my pattern.
I appliqued the logo, which by this time, I knew to be "Bevo" and it sat on my design wall for a while. Actually, a lot of things sat on my design wall for a while last year!I borrowed an idea for the border design from my friend Gail who does amazing work and a real interesting variety of projects. Thanks for that, Gail. :)
This is the finished wallhanging!
You can see some of the quilting detail in the close-up.........
.........and on the back.
So all I need to do now is get the hanging sleeve on it and put it into the mail to Melanie in Enid, Oklahoma. This is a gift to her from Charlie and his wife, Rose. Melanie is the only Texan working in an office full of Oklahoma gals, so I think this wall-hanging will be a conversation piece in her office for a long, long time. At least.........I hope so.