Big bright quilt

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Big bright quilt

Post: #223881 Susie
Tue Feb 15, 2011 7:54 pm

Inspired by Keaniebean's quilt (Sarah, I said that on my blog as well but I'm not a stalker/ single white female-type person honestly), I made a quilt too! (Sorry for flickr link, I am working with inadequate IT facilities here. Mine not ish's. ;-) ). There are a few more photos on my flickr + also one of me looking slightly mad in a knitted cowl, don't say I didn't warn you.

Terrifyingly this was made all out of stash fabric (hence the slightly eccentric colour scheme). So the whole thing only cost me the price of the wadding which was about £17. I do use quilts, so it will get lots of use.

It was a bugger to quilt, I broke three needles and the light on my sewing machine went out (in a terribly symbolic fashion) and I started to think Fate was against me but I persevered. And now it is done! I swore while I was doing it that I would never quilt anything again but when I was putting my fabric scraps away I may have got some others out just to see what they look like together. But I'm not addicted. Honestly :lol: .
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Post: #223883 123sologne
Tue Feb 15, 2011 7:58 pm

Well done! A great lot of gifted people here! :thumbright:

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Post: #223901 MuddyWitch
Tue Feb 15, 2011 9:11 pm

Stunning.

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Post: #223907 Nomada
Tue Feb 15, 2011 9:55 pm

gorgeous!
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Post: #223909 Milims
Tue Feb 15, 2011 10:01 pm

Beautiful! :mrgreen:
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Post: #223948 Keaniebean
Wed Feb 16, 2011 9:47 am

I praise you once more you stalker person, but actually what I am most upset about is that you have a fence big enough to hang it from :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Big bright quilt

Post: #224041 Green Aura
Wed Feb 16, 2011 11:20 pm

That's lovely :cheers:
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Post: #224059 red
Thu Feb 17, 2011 12:11 pm

beautiful!
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Post: #224089 becks77
Thu Feb 17, 2011 3:08 pm

Wow that is beautiful
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Post: #224143 Helsbells
Thu Feb 17, 2011 10:39 pm

Wow, it's amazing! I love it, the colour scheme is great. I made a quilt recently too:
http://serendipitychild.blogspot.com/2011/02/meet-my-up-cycled-quilt.html
Made from bits of fabric and old shirts.

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Re: Big bright quilt

Post: #224157 bonniethomas06
Fri Feb 18, 2011 9:08 am

Susie, this is quite frankly GORGEOUS. :flower:

Well done you. Even better that it was practically free. :iconbiggrin:

*goes off to pick up half made excuse of a quilt started in 2006*
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Re: Big bright quilt

Post: #224161 Susie
Fri Feb 18, 2011 9:50 am

Thank you, everyone! :hugish: (And Helsbells, well done! Isn't it addictive?).

I think what I'm pleased about with this quilt is, I always kind of thought you couldn't really manage to quilt a large(ish) quilt on a basic, non-long-arm sewing machine without a walking foot. I could probably stretch to a walking foot but I'm never going to be able to buy a long-arm machine, but actually, I don't need one, it quilted fine! So I'm really encouraged and I'm making another. :cooldude:
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Re: Big bright quilt

Post: #224195 Nomada
Fri Feb 18, 2011 5:45 pm

Yay, I love how creative people on this forum are! I've seen so many cool things!
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Re: Big bright quilt

Post: #224220 MuddyWitch
Fri Feb 18, 2011 9:11 pm

@ Helsbells, That's really pretty.

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Re: Big bright quilt

Post: #253988 Lillia
Wed Feb 15, 2012 11:02 pm

Very, very pretty! :flower:


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