Monday, July 06, 2009

I made a quilt

Don't Faint!!

I started after dinner on Friday night and went through to 3am Saturday morning. At that point the top was complete and I had basted it, ready for quilting. Then after dinner on Saturday night I quilted it (very simply) and started hand sewing down the binding. I lasted till 12.30am and just had to go to bed. Thank goodness Wimbledon was on, it gave me something to watch! The binding wasn't finished at that point but I couldn't go on.

This is the back.....



The whole quilt....



a close up of the very simple quilting



this is a good colour representation of the fabrics......



Thanks to my quilt model, DH and a huge thanks to SIL who gave me a load of FQs back in August. I picked the prettiest pinks for this quilt. It was a christening gift for DH's newest god daughter - Isabella Rose. I continued to sew the binding in the car during the hours drive to the church and during the ceremony and finished on the way back to their house! Nothing like cutting it fine.

It is very plain and simple, but I really like it. I always make things with the recepient in mind, but this is one I could have kept.

Jodie

6 comments:

Chookyblue...... said...

wow this is so preety and OMG your on fire........

Bloom said...

Gorgeous Jodie! Congratulations. Huge effort in such a short time. Well done you! Love the model - he seems to be in his element huh?

Leanne said...

My god he is multi talented a runner and a quilt model......what next. Love the quilt.

Anita said...

Gorgeous quilt Jodie, you have done a great job!

Fiona @ Dragonfly-Crafts said...

Look gorgeous (the quilt that is)... You did cut it fine.
Your model needs some more lessons I'd say. LOL!

Mary said...

I like simple -- this is lovely!