I don’t even know how to begin explaining how much I love this quilt. I had the honor and pleasure to quilt this large, gorgeous quilt from my client Sharon. Sharon is a former co-worker at the quilt shop. She also is a member of our guild. We have become really good friends in the last few months, unfortunately for me, although I am happy for Sharon, she is moving out of state next month. I was super nervous to quilt for her because she is a very accurate, precise and excellent quilter. Thank goodness all my nervousness did not translate to my quilting because I am very happy with how the quilt turned out!
I quilted a meandering feather allover in the center. I love this design!! It’s going to be one of my favorites.
I quilted a chubby leaf design in the sashing. Perfect for the Fig Tree fabrics used in this quilt.
I love the outer borders with a whimsical, swirl feather.
Can you believe I forgot to take a pic before I started quilting??? Oh well. The back is so gorgeous too. All beautiful texture. Sharon opted for wool batting, which really shows off the quilting.
The funny thing is I always take lot of pics while I’m quilting on the machine to download on the computer to look at. It gives me a better perspective of how the quilting looks. Even if I think I really like the quilting, while I’m doing it I see every little thing and I am so close that I start to question how it looks.
After I saw this…no question.
I know I may have mentioned just a few times how much I’ve loved the client quilts I’ve quilted and how difficult it to give them back…well I actually DID get this quilt back!! Just temporarily. 🙂 Sharon just left for Paris yesterday for a little vacation with her two daughters. Doesn’t that sound wonderful?? She is going to miss our guild meeting Monday and then she’ll be moved before the June meeting, so I am going to take this quilt to show at the meeting on Monday in Sharon’s absence. Sharon was extremely pleased with her quilt! She just loves it!! I had a feeling she might.
I’ve been busy quilting on Annie. I’m thinking she is going to need a spa day soon…me too! LOL! I’m off to catch up on emails and blogs.
beautiful quilting, beautiful quilt!
Really beautiful quilting. I tend to get impatient when I quilt, that is a lot of feathering.
Happy Mothers Day to you girlfriend. I love the quilt!!! Your work continues to excel.
Have a wonderful Mother's Day! What beautiful quilting 🙂 AMAZING!! Way to go!
I love those Fig Tree fabrics, and your quilting really brings out the best in them. Your feather design looks so beautiful. Glad you get to enjoy the quilt for a while.
Stunning work! You deserve a spa day! The quilt is amazing!
OMG! You were born to quilt. I cannot believe how great you have become in such little time.
Happy Mother's Day, Linda! You deserve a rest after this incredible job! I agree with the above commenter that you were born to quilt and Annie seems to be the perfect partner for you!
It looks fabulous , love all those feathers , you are an expert at those !Happy Mothers Day to you too ,I'll be off to visit with my Mom for a couple of days , yeah!
Stunning! I just love those swirly feathers. Well done.
Have a great mothers day with your girls.
That quilt is *stunning*!! I love the "echo" look on the main feathers. They look perfect *and* it eliminates the problem of how to backtrack! How do you decide where to go next and how long to make each "spine" when you're meandering?
The feathers on this quilt make me want a whole cloth quilt filled with feathers! Happy Mother's Day.
Wow… the quilting is stunning! Congratulations on another successful creation!
Linda – WOW the quilting is stunning – truly stunning! There is nothing else to say. o:)
Looks great! Even the inner border is cute! Well done!!!
What a gorgeous springy looking quilt, and your quilting is just gorgeous. Happy Mother's Day to you, too!
Those feathers are awesome! Beautiful quilt.
Happy Mother's Day!
It is beautiful! Hope you have a happy Mother's Day.
Very beautiful. Love all the feathers. Happy Mother's Day. Hugs,
Absolutely stellar! You are truly amazing! I love it!
Wow – stunning – this is my favorite so far! You blow me away, Linda. Happy Mother's Day!
No – Annie doesnt need a spa – she is smiling 🙂 Your quilting is absoluely wonderful – WELL DONE .. cnat gbelieve you are going ahead so quickly!
the quilting is amazing, beautiful job
thanks for sharing it with us.
I love seeing the close ups
This is just gorgeous. I too love feathers and what they can do to a quilt top. Your friend must have been thrilled with it when she got it back.
Stunning! I love seeing all the photos – the close-ups of the quilt on the frame (and lit up from the side) really show off the texture of the quilt…and your amazing skills!
Very beautiful, once again, Linda! I love those swirly feathers in the border!
Wow oh wow! The quilting you did is AWESOME! No wonder your happy with it!
Your work is beautiful! This is a sweeet quilt, but the quilting enhances it so much.
Beautiful quilt and quilting!!! You just do an outstanding job!
Stunning!! Your quilting is truly amazing!!♥
What a beautiful feathering job! I love how the double lines play out. I could try that – feathers that are fuss-free as far as trying to back trace perfectly. 🙂 It will be a long time until mine look so pretty as yours, though. ;D Thanks for sharing this beautiful quilt.