Scarlett's Gallery

Revised November 25, 2021

November 2021

 Marie's Wreath, started in 2000 by Marie, finished by Scarlett in 2020.

Marie's Wreath

Marie’s Wreath was made from a pieced quilt top sewn by a longtime quilting friend, Marie, who passed away several years ago. She had done the Christmas Mystery block of the month series in Quiltmaker magazine in 2000. She never finished it when she passed away at the age 101. Her daughter Linda gave me the unfinished quilt top in 2020.

I hand quilted it with metallic thread and hand beaded it, then bound it with the binding that Marie had made for it. I finished it in time for Christmas 2020 and since then, I've entered it in several online quilt shows like the Fall Festival and in local county and district fairs, where it has won 2 blue ribbons. I did an instagram post about this quilt @scarlettrosedesigner

I've also shared it on the Celebrate Hand Quilting group and the Quilting group on Facebook. My local TV station, KRCRTV, has featured it in their Chime In section, on air and on their website in the their "Show Us Something Good" section.

The Yuletide Wreath pattern by Quiltmaker is available from Quilting Daily at

Closeup of Marie's Wreath, showing beading and hand quilting.

Here's a closeup of Marie's Wreath, showing the beads and buttons I stitched on as embellishments. I also sewed on several jingle bells. My hand quilting is one quarter inch around the patchwork and one inch cross hatch on the background white print.

January 2016

Bad Moon Rising by Scarlett Rose

Bad Moon Rising by Scarlett Rose

Bad Moon Rising - 18" x 30" art quilt

Fly Me to the Moon special exhibit curated by Susanne Miller Jones to celebrate the upcoming 50th anniversary of man landing on the moon. The exhibit will be on tour through 2019.

July 2011

Color picture of Threefold Blues.

Scarlett's friends Sumiko Minei and Atsuko Ohta are asking for quilts for the Great East Japan Earthquake Project. At the request of Sumiko and Atsuko, Scarlett has donated her quilt, Threefold Blues, to this special cause! A touring exhibit of these comfort quilts will displayed in Tokyo and Tohoku. The quilt's description reads "Scarlett Rose’s quilt is titled “Threefold Blues” and she made it in 1985. For this quilt, Scarlett sewed two Seminole patchwork strips, piecing them together in a zigzag fashion. The fabrics are printed cotton, solid chintz in shades of blue and white chintz. The colors of the strips are reversed, so that one patchwork strip is light to dark and the other patchwork strip is dark to light. Scarlett hand quilted this quilt with Sashiko designs, using 3 different Sashiko patterns."

September 10th thru 19th, 2008

Four of Scarlett's quilts are displayed in the Asian Artists of Shasta County exhibit at the Old City Hall Art Gallery, in Redding, CA.

Scarlett and Heather at the Old City Hall Gallery with two of their quilts.

There was an Artist's Reception at the Old City Hall Gallery in Redding, CA, from 6pm - 9pm on Sept. 13th and it was also a part of the 2nd Saturday ArtHop that is sponsored among all the art galleries in Redding. Here are Scarlett's quilt, At The Water's Edge and Heather's quilt, The Changing Faces of Japan.

Scarlett and Heather with Peacock Mythos.

Scarlett and Heather in front of Peacock Mythos. The graphic artist, Allena Hail, is attending college in San Jose and so was unable to attend the Reception.

Scarlett's niece, Heather, also had a couple very small quilts and some haiku on display. Besides her online journal, which includes a gallery of her pictures and writing, Heather also has a vlog on Youtube.

Scarlett with Tsukiko and At The Water's edge quilts.

Here's Scarlett with two of her quilts. The small quilt is Tsukiko, which was made for a Quilter's Sew-Ciety of Redding guild challenge in 2004. The Scarlett's tunic was made for her trip to Osaka, Japan, in 2006 and features the same cranes as shown in her other quilt, At The Water's Edge.

Scarlett with Symbols & Seasons of Japan.

The fourth quilt of Scarlett's quilts that are in this Gallery exhibit is Symbols & Seasons of Japan. This art quilt has the same paperpieced background of leaves that are in Scarlett's pattern, Autumn Splendor.

May/June 2008

Cover of the Applique Society's May/June newsletter.

Here's the cover of the May/June issue of the Applique Society's newsletter. The quilt shown is "A Celtic Rose Garden" and a couple other Celtic quilts by Scarlett are shown inside. One of Scarlett's Celtic basket designs and two smaller Celtic designs are included free with this issue.

November 2007

Back of my anime tailcoat.

Scarlett made the Anime Tailcoat to wear at Houston for the International Quilt Festival 2007. The inkjet printed image on the back is The Dragon from the Eastern Zodiac, the design on the right sleeve is Pisces from the Western Zodiac and the design on the left sleeve is Leo from the Western Zodiac. The images were drawn by Allena Hail of Millville, CA and are a part of the two zodiacs that were used in Scarlett's quilts; Peacock Mythos, The Tale of the Cat and From The East To The West.

Front of the Anime Tailcoat.

Here's a front view of the Anime Tailcoat. Scarlett made a panne velour cowl necked pullover to wear with the coat, which also had matching tailored pants for a complete outfit. Scarlett wore this outfit all day Friday at Houston for every event, including the Quilt Art reception with Karey Bresenhan.

Picture of Infinity, the class project for Basic Celtic for Hand Applique.

36" square

The first of the Magic Key series of Celtic designs, this is the class sample for Scarlett's Basic Celtic for Hand Applique class at Quilt Campus, an online quilting class site that has been discontinued. The bias tape was made using bias bars. See quilts made by students who took this class in October 2007.

Picture of Infinity with a border.

Here's the quilt top showing machine applique version, with the Celtic knotwork design done in exactly the same way as the hand applique quilt. It is the same size, but with the background separated into a center block and a contrast border. The design still uses just two fabrics, each fabric serving as background and bias tape.

On her visit to Osaka in March 2006, Scarlett discovered two of her quilts, which had been made and given as gifts, hanging in Michiko Shima's quilt shop! The quilt on the left was made for Michiko's son, Yuichiro, who had helped his mother as interpreter on her first visit to Redding some years before. The quilt on the right was given to Michiko as a remembrance of her visit. Each quilt features pictures taken during their visit to Redding. The Celtic design used in both quilts is a new pattern of Scarlett's, called Crystallized Celtic.

Click here to see more of Scarlett's trip to Osaka.

Here are the two samples that were made for the workshop Scarlett taught at the Back to School convention in August, 2002, for Brother sewing machine dealers. These pillows feature a machine embroidered center square, four colors of fusible bias tape and machine topstitching with matching metallic thread.

Celtic Basket with Machine Embroidered Flowers
23 1/2" square

Scarlett experimented with adding machine embroidery to her Celtic designs. This wallhanging has the most basic basket design from her book Baskets: Celtic Style and flowers from the Monica's Miscellany collection called Simply Crewel. Since this one is going to be sent to Japan as a present, Scarlett made more samples of this wallhanging design since she thinks it turned out very well!


Celtic Basket with Machine Embroidered Flowers II
23 1/2" square

Here's the second wallhanging that Scarlett has done with the combination of machine embroidery and iron on fusible bias tape. It's also going to Japan as a present!

To Defend Forever the Flames of Freedom
40" x 58"

This quilt was made for a special invitational exhibit sponsored by the American Quilter's Society of Paducah, Kentucky. This special exhibit, United We Quilt, premiered at the AQS show in April of 2002 and was on tour throughout the US for the next three years. A book featuring 33 of these quilts, including this one, was been published by AQS . Scarlett was very honored to be invited to participate in this special exhibit! The hearts are hand dyed fabric from the Dyeing Art Studio. She bought a kit for a Patriotic design from this shop, but only used the fabric squares that had the hearts! Scarlett cut the heart squares into wedges to make up the five pointed star shape in the middle of this quilt.

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