Friday, September 7, 2012

Stems... a finished quilt!

The final reveal of Stems ~ a pattern by Fig Tree Quilts.

It's a mix of my favorite colors and fabrics on a gray Essex linen background.
I love the look and texture of the linen, but it does result in a bit heavier feel to the quilt ~ not as soft and drapey.

The quilting is an allover leaf design ~ seemed appropriate.

I love this fabric and it seemed like the perfect choice for a backing. It's from La Dee Da by Erin McMorris.

And the binding is from the same line

Another quilt that makes me happy! . . . Cindy


  1. That one would make me very happy too!!! Lovely finish.

  2. It's gorgeous! I love your use of that la dee da ticker tape print for the binding. It's like using a stripe, but more fun!

  3. When I started quilting last summer I would completely finish one project before I started another. It's the accountant part of my brain! Now I, too, like to have one project in each stage. Sometimes I feel like cutting, sometimes piecing, sometimes quilting (never sandwiching!) and I always enjoy the binding. Love your Stems fabric and finish!

  4. I am so happy to see your quilt once again and all finished now with a cute stripe binding! I just decided that this is the quilt that I will make at my retreat! It will be a fun project.

  5. This is so pretty. I think another quilt has been added to my list.

  6. This quilt looks like your colors, perky and fresh. It's very pretty and I think your quilting is very appropriate too. Nice finish on the binding. That is one of my favorite things to do and I love a stripe or something similar there too.

  7. just got sent over here from Fig Tree Quilts...Your quilt is gorgeous, and it puts a whole new spin on that pattern. Great Job! love the striped binding, too...cute!

  8. I find your colors so calming and beautiful. What a cute quilt.


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