Sunday, September 9, 2012

Another finished quilt!!

It feels good to be finishing up some projects! Maybe that WIP Wednesday really works!
This is a top I made a couple of years ago. My granddaughter loved it when she saw it this Summer and that's all the motivation I needed to finish it up. It will travel to California soon!


The fabric is an organic line called Free to Grow by Nancy Mims. Seems the quintessential quilt for a four (almost five) year-old.
I think the pattern is a Fig Tree, although I can't find it on their website. I borrowed it from a friend ~ maybe she'll tell us in the comments.


The quilting seemed effortless on this one. I stippled the sashing, and quilted each block with a whimsical spiral or floral design.


I love a striped binding on the diagonal and this line had a great one!


And I had to share my Beautyberry bush. It's purple berries are so gorgeous this time of year. I love the fact that they look almost fake ~ and consequently left untouched by the birds. . . . Cindy


7 comments:

  1. This is really sweet, and I love that your daughter loved it!

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  2. Your quilt is beautiful and your granddaughter will be so delighted when you come to see her. I've never heard of a Beauty Berry bush. I am a lover of purple flowers which you might remember, so I'm going to look into this one. Thanks for sharing.

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  3. I love love love how you echoed the border in the quilt! I've never thought of picking out the border first, but its so lovely I might have to give it a try.

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  4. The big yellow flower is so cute and the border fabric is adorable. Great finish!

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  5. This is gorgeous! I love the border fabric and the colors go so well together. I love this quilt!

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  6. I always love your quilts. this one is just amazing. The colors and the pattern work wonderfully together. I am sure your granddaughter will give it much love.

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  7. This quilt is so cute and quirky and I'm with you on the striped diagonal binding. I've done it several times. Always looking for stripes for bindings. N

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Thanks so much for taking time to comment!