quilt finish || #2 + link party for monday

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It's here.  My number 2 quilt is done.  It's actually been done for awhile, but I just haven't gotten around to taking photos.

This quilt is actually for my sister, but since she doesn't read my blog, it's okay to post it early.  She does not like modern things like I do, so I chose to do a simple pattern.   By making some of the blocks wonky and the quilting not straight, it allowed me to impart a little of my modern taste.  I really love the backside, which can stand alone.   It does not need the front to make an impact.

Warning . . . lots of yummy photos ahead.

Stats:  57" x 52", hand stitched binding, Isacord polyester thread for topstitching, Aurifil 40wt for piecing, Quilter's Dream cotton batting
Fabrics: Lotta Jansdotter Bella and Echo line, Anna Maria Horner Bubble Burst, Alexander Henry Heath, brown squiggly lines from Benartrex,  Kona -Jade Green, Charcoal, and White

And since I am not counting . . . ;)

#1 (Finished April 2012)

#2  (Finished October 2012)

#3 (Quilt top complete) iPhone photo

#4 (In progress) iPhone photo

So I am curious to see what all you have been doing.  How about a little linky party on Monday?  Sound good?  Great!  You will be able to link up ANYTHING, and I don't do the funny force following thingy on you guys.  :)   Recipes, DIY projects, home decorating, crafting, quilting, sewing, Etsy shops, something you did a few months ago, a picture of you shaving, are you still reading this?

See you Monday!

Linking up: One Project Closer, Skip to My Lou, Craft o Maniac, Keeping it Simple, The Girl Creative,  Mad in Crafts, craft, Crazy Mom Quilts


  1. Wow it's beautiful!! I love that green line you can see when it's all rolled up. Great detail!

  2. Awesome Nancy!! I love the bit of green on the edging you added:) Your sister will love it!

  3. Awesome! Love the use of pattern and color! And you have multiple WIP! Soon you will have UFOs and be be a veteran quilter.

  4. I love the back. And the little bit of green, awesome! It's really quite beautiful. She'll love it!

  5. It is amazing! I need to learn to quilt. I'm your newest follower!

  6. very nice....love those boys in the pictures...")

  7. All your quilts are really beautiful.

  8. They are so beautiful! I really want to get into quilting but am so intimidated. I *almost* bought a quilting book at the thrift store a few days ago but convinced myself I was taking on another ridiculous project I don't have time for. But.. this post has me thinking.. maybe I could do it? Again... I love them, they're beautiful!

  9. This is a gorgeous quilt! I love the wonky quilt lines and the colors are so beautiful!

  10. That quilt is amazing, I am so impressed that you can crank these out. I am just going to dream of quilting and live vicariously through your's until I can get my act together and learn to make one :)

    xo Lilly

  11. Wow Nancy - it is beautiful! I love the colors, the design, the quilting, the photography - awesome!

  12. Oooo... Ahhhh... You're so talented! Sewing is NOT my talent, so I'm always in awe of people who can do it so well!
    Thank you for sharing your projects with us!

  13. So so pretty. Quilts are so special - i still have one my great grandmother made me!

    Thanks so much for linking up and linking back last week at the Humble Brag! Hope to see you back tomorrow to link up more great projects and see if you were featured. Don’t forget, we will be giving away more free ad space!

  14. What a beautiful quilt! I love the dots binding. Such pretty photography, also.

  15. The quilt for your sister is simply stunning!!

  16. Mmmm! I love this one! You are so talented!


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