Sunday, December 10, 2017

Petals Across The Pond

I know it seems I've been bone-idle for the last couple of months,  but truly I have been working diligently hard on this project, which I can finally share now.

DIL picked out this design from internet photos.  This was a virtual quilt design by Judy Butcher of virtualquilter.wordpress.com.  I was not provided with the project file or instructions, I just made my own plan for it, with a few minor adjustments, mainly to make the center medallion into a rectangle.  Judy lives in Australia, which may help  explain the name of the quilt.  Thank you, Judy,  for sharing this  design inspiration.

This quilt has 1,106 raw-edge appliqued petals.   The quilt finished at  96 x 106 .  It sure feels bigger when you try to lift it.  Most of it was quilted on my Janome 9400 using westalee rulers and templates.  What alot of fun I had!




and here is the back:



and a close up:



a different angle:




As this is a huge finish for me,   I am joining linky parties all week.  Please visit these sites to see what other creative quilters are sharing too.

Wednesday  -  Sew Fresh Quilts
                  -  QuiltFabrication
 Thursday  -  My Quilt Infatuation
Friday  -  T.G.I.F.F.

Also sharing with my inspiring and helpful Yahoo friends!

Thanks so much for stopping by!

14 comments:

  1. Oh, Kat, it's simply stunning! Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful...I'm sure you're thrilled to have such a lovely finish!

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  2. Wow! What an accomplishment. Congratulations ��

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  3. What a beautiful quilt! I haven't gotten the hang of my Westalee rulers yet...but if you quilted this beauty with those I'm inspired to practice more!

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  4. Wow! This is a stunning quilt! Thanks for linking with Design Wall Monday, I like your work.

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  5. How very fantastic dear Kat! It is gorgeous and amazing that you did it on a domestic sit down machine! I would love to see more close up photos because your quilting is so pretty! Thanks for posting such inspiration! Hugs, Deb Quiltbeeme

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  6. It is lovely! thanks for sharing.

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  7. Wow this is just fabulous! Congrats on an amazing finish!

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  8. Wow! Beautiful work! Congrats on the big finish!

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  9. Wow!! Very nice quilt. Love that back - did you quilt it as-you-go style, or did you meticulously match up those bands? Either way - so pretty!

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  10. Omigosh! That quilt is a work of art! You are amazing in hanging in and having the patience to make such a gorgeous quilt.

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  11. wow that is gorgeous! I love the way you quilted it, that is one big beautiful quilt!

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  12. Wow! You have out done yourself! The back is stunning with the quilting, but also the borders you included too. Thank you for sharing a wonderful finish!

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