Sunday, April 7, 2013

DWM 4/8 - Well sort of and QOV quilted

Ok nothing new at all on the design wall but I do have a couple of exciting things. First take a look at this, I won the Double Wedding Ring book from a giveaway at Angie's - A Quilting Readers Garden  There's always something going on over there and if you like Applique, she's got an Applique Thursday linky party.  The first that I ever remember thinking, ahhhh, that's what a quilt it is, was a double wedding ring. I think I've been hooked ever since I saw that way back when I was in by early 20s.  I've wanted a double wedding ring of my own ever since.  Now I have no reason not to have one!! Thanks Angie!!

And my husband, such a great guy, is making me a sewing table.  No more pink foam.  I can't wait until he's done with it.

I also finished a QOV this week. This one came from Phyllis in Lawton, MI.  She did this quilt with a friend at an annual retreat and they were so excited to see the top complete, and for such a good cause, their whole quilt club in town took these on as our service project this year working individually or as small groups. Boy this one is a beauty.  I told my self no feathers on this one.  And I did good until I quilted the Eagle feathers, and thought, what wait a minute, feather are completely appropriate :) Someone ask time how I did the border and I took pictures so I can post later in the week.  



Do yo usee the spot I forgot to quilt?  I don't think I've ever gotten a quilt 100% done on the frame when it's custom quilt.  I always find a spot that I missed  not matter how hard I look!!


7 comments:

  1. Gorgeous quilt and gorgeous quilting!

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  2. You will love your table!!Lucky you with the win - I hope you won some time as well - that's often another good excuse for getting these projects done :-) Fabulous quilting on the Eagle quilt and of course feathers are very appropriate! I like the triangles in the sashing and your use of pebbles. Lovely.

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  3. Just beautiful! Hope to be able to do quilting like that some day!

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  4. That table looks like it will be a beaut!

    When you are ready to make your DWR, know that there is a DWR group over at the Connecting Threads website that can provide inspiration and support.

    You'll find them here: http://quiltwithus.connectingthreads.com/group/doubleweddingring

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  5. That is one gorgeous quilting job Sue!!!

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  6. Gorgeous job on the QOV, Sue - how could you NOT do feathers on that feathered Eagle?! And the hubs is doing great as well on that sewing table, in fact - he's given me a great idea for one of my own using leftovers from my walnut floor we just laid. Please tell him Thanks and to you for posting the pic!

    Happy Quilting,
    ~Deb

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