Sunday, January 11, 2009

It's done...needs a name!

So, by far, this is my favourite quilt, along with my d9p.   I love the colours, so bright, crisp and clean.  I love using white.  I'll be using white way more in my quilts in the future.   I'm very proud of my stippling in this quilt, I think I've finally figured some of it out - the tension, the speed the direction and how to manage the bulk. (note - this is a baby quilt size, so not as much bulk as the bigger ones) 

I love the minky fabric I used on the back.  It was fabulous to work with.  I used spray adhesive to give it a bit more grab when I was pin basting, and it held really well.  I love the texture of the stippling on the minky on the back, and the pile gives a little extra forgiveness if there were any problems.  I love this quilt.

Did I mention I love it?  So, you know why there's a few photos then.   These were taken on my snow covered back porch with gusting winds.  It was a reasonable day at -17c rather than the  -30 we've experience for a good part these past few weeks.   The colours are just so much truer
in natural light, you know?
Please click on the images to see a larger, clearer, detailed view.

Again, thanks to this blog
for teaching me, inspiring me and motivating me in my quilting progress.  



  1. Theresa9:53 PM

    I too love the colours. The quilt is very vibrant and refreshing. The black really stands out. I think it is the contrast of black and white with the bright pink I am drawn to the most.

    How goes the diet? Ever since you posted about your diabetes I have noticed just how thirsty I have been lately. Is it the cold, dry weather? You have me thinking otherwise

    Miss you terribly

    Do you have a holiday planned in the near future to a southern destination?


  2. your quilt turned out GORGEOUS! i love the colors you've used. and the binding fabric is wonderful, too! nice nice job!!!

  3. Wow honey that is just gorgeous! It makes me long for Cherry blossom season.

    As for the idea of -17? Um... no thanks?

    Miss ya.

  4. this one is very striking!


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