Wednesday, 17 February 2010

1:2010


Why do I love to see a newly completed quilt folded up? 


I'm liking the orange-y binding on Harry's quilt.  It's Sun Spots in tangerine from Amy Butler's Love collection.  I backed it in the same fabric but different colourway and did something I've not done before - made a panel of fabrics from the front to brighten the back up.  I'm liking that too.


I hand-quilted around each 8inch square so you get a double row of stitching on the back.


My first quilt of 2010.

It has all the right elements for a boys quilt... well, ok, maybe not slugs, but snails and puppydog tails!




The backing for Max's quilt arrived yesterday so I've got plenty to keep me busy!


8 comments:

  1. Beautiful quilt, love the fabrics especially the chickens and owls.
    The panel on the back really works as well. Can't wait to see the next one!

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  2. You really are queen of the quilts!

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  3. A fabulous start to your quilting year! How I wish I had your eye for combining colors and patterns. And I love the back too. K x

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  4. What a lovely quilt! I've been playing with my spidersweb blocks today - I think I'm moving away from my winter knitting phase and back into sewing! Lucy x

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  5. Oh your quilt is very beautiful - I love turquoise in all its shades and with oranges and spring greens it's fabulously zingy. The detail on the reverse is stunning.

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  6. I love the binding too! I must look out for something spotty for a quilt soon.

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  7. Brilliant quilt! The colours are gorgeous - especially the funky binding and I love the 'secret' panel on the back!

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