Saturday, July 7, 2012

Help me Chelsea!


pins & bobbins

I'm bad, no really I'm bad! 

Remember these fabrics?  Back here.

Yeah remember this QAL that I joined? 
pins & bobbins

I blogged about it here.

It wasn't until Chelsea opened this giveaway that I got this finished TODAY.

Made in Cherry QAL top DONE


I happily dug this out as I had everything cut out so I just had to stitched away.  I'm super impressed with my piecing skills!  I took the extra time to make sure each block was cut perfectly.  I took the time to iron each block this way or that (thanks mom) so I could nest each seam together.

This is the HUGE size.  I really felt like a kid sewing these blocks together. 

I am SUPER happy I ordered more of the background color. I made the 4 corner square pieces 5" bigger and there is a edge around the whole thing. 

But it's done. . yip yip!
Made in Cherry QAL top



These are the photos that I could get because we're having thunderstorms roll in you know after a day of 90 degree weather.  Ugh is all I can say.  I've been quiet content sitting inside sewing this top together. I'll get better photos once the weather is ready for me to take some photos. :)

I'm happy to see some of my favorite fabrics come together. Finishing quilt tops isn't that scary after all!  



11 comments:

  1. Hello fantastic!!! It turned out so beautifully!!!

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  2. Oh, wow! Is it going on a bed? It's absolutely gorgeous!

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    1. Yes, this is for a queen size bed. Huge I'm telling ya!

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  3. Ooooh, like it. Lovely how the subdued colours still pop! Well done on the great piecing!

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  4. This looks huge! It would look great on a bed, so you can see the whole star.

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  5. The colors you used are so great...love it!

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  6. Heh, gotta love a good incentive to get things done ;o) Good luck!

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  7. I love how this turned out, and I actually have the perfect dusty plum colour to quilt it with!

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  8. This sure is pretty....nice job. Can't wait to see how you finish it. Great job!

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  9. i really want to make this quilt! Yours turned out so well....love it!
    from another Oregonian! ~karen

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