First finish 2011

It was only a practice quilt to learn applique and test my hand quilting design for the queen size Winner’s Bouquet.  I had to wash it to get the washable graphite markings out but I also wanted to see if my applique could pass the laundering test.  It did.  I’m thrilled.

About quiltfever

I retired in 2004 and have never missed the 8-5 grind even for a minute. Now I spend my time reading, traveling, quilting and trying to learn new things like Spanish and blogging.
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5 Responses to First finish 2011

  1. booksnquilts says:

    It’s beautiful! I love the colors.

  2. oh I just LOVE the colors! and what beautifully done applique! Congratulations!

  3. Gayle says:

    I love everything about this!

  4. Liz says:

    Your quilt is admirable. Your technique must be excellent.

  5. I’m not into applique, but this blog entry makes me want to consider it! And if this is a practice piece, can’t wait to see the real thing!

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