All finished

12 08 2007

I have finally finished my patchwork quilt and I am quite proud of it. All the patchwork was hand stitched and the quilting was also done my hand. I used my old machine to sew on the binding.

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I decided to go with large flowers as the quilting design as the quilt top was very busy and the back was so plain. It is kinda reversable as it is, so I am glad I went with this.

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Here is a close-up of the flowers – try not to notice that my quilting stitches are not very even.

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I have already bought the material for my next two quilting projects: a mini-quilt for fenicle and a large king-size sampler quilt for our bedroom. I can’t wait to get started!

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14 responses

12 08 2007
Megan

Great job finishing! I like the flowers on the back, a nice touch.

12 08 2007
stephanie

THat is very, very lovely!

13 08 2007
alison

Wow – I’m VERY impressed. I love hand sewing but there’s just so much of it in your gorgeous quilt. What an achievement!

13 08 2007
One Way

Wow, that looks very cool! I love the front of it especially. Mark

13 08 2007
Jen

Crumb, that’s fabulous… I adore the big, bold flowers.

15 08 2007
FENICLE

I can’t wait to see the mini-quilt!!!!

19 08 2007
tea and cake

Wow! I am impressed! Well done, you!

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Sonia

Wow, that is amazing. I’m a novice and am interested to know how you managed to stitch the quilting with cotton to match the backing colour, but so it doesn’t show on the top? Thanks!

9 11 2010
mary lou

this is very cool

21 04 2011
Iwona

This patchwork is gorgeous!

7 06 2011
Superwog

GAYY

8 07 2014
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