Tuesday, March 06, 2012

Candy Gems

This has been done for awhile, but there has been a furbaby seeking my attention a lot these days.
This is backed in minky dots, which quilts up really well. Fear not the minky people!
I probably wouldn't bind in it again, as it's very thick, but for a little 3 year old, this will be the perfect backing to cuddle with.

I dropped the quilt in the snow...well, rather, the wind blew it off the fence...so there's snow all over.
I quilted just the white parts of this quilt. I kind of like the effect! Click on the images to enlarge for more detail.

This is what is taking up my time. I mean, really he looks so gorgeous and innocent here, but right now he is tormenting the cat and taunting me with every.little.thing that isn't glued to the floor.

I haven't introduced him to my sewing space downstairs yet. I'm afraid.

10 comments:

  1. Oh my gosh that's the cutest little pup!!! And the quilt is great!! Love how you did the quilting :)

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  2. I don't think I'd get much done if I had that as a distraction! Great contemporary quilt.

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  3. I really like the ripples you created with machine quilting on the white spaces. Sweet puppy!

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  4. What a cute finish (and a cute puppy)! I'm glad to hear that you're not running in the other direction after using Minky on the backing. I'd love to try it, but I've been a bit intimidated. How closely did you place your pins for basting?

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  5. It turned out really great! I never would have thought of using minky for anything other than tied quilts... Seems to work well!

    That pup is just so darn cute!

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  6. Love the quilt, and Jasper is a cutie!

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  7. You bound it in minky as well? Brave lady! Love the way it finished up.

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  8. Your quilts/crafts are so fantastic! It's so nice to find other quilters all around the world!
    www.quiltworld2.blogspot.com
    Hugs, Ulla (from Finland)

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  9. Both are adorable. we trained Lily to not go upstairs or in hubby's office. She doesn't dare. Enjoy puppy days.

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  10. I think this is SUCH an awesome quilt design!

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