Thursday, September 11, 2008

Finally, Pictures of One of my Quilts

This is how I finished the borders.

This is the center of the quilt where I used my Alaskan material for the snowballs.

With the help of DD and DH, I am finally able to post pictures to my blog. This is the last quilt that I made and gave to my DD. It was made to celebrate her survival with breast cancer. The material in the snowball or middle of the big squares was purchased in Alaska a few years ago. I fell in love with it as it was so different from any other cancer materials available around here. I just wish I had bought more of the same but at the time, I had no idea what pattern I was going to use or even when I was going to make such a quilt. I pieced it together by machine but did the quilting by hand. DH built me the cadillac of quilt frames ( even has trays when I can put my tea or coffee on), so now I really enjoy hand quilting. He also set me up in a room with storage space for materials, television hook-up, radio, ironing board and iron, quilting frames, and sewing machine. Just love my room.

This is the material I used on the back of the quilt.

As some of you know, Pumpkin is my DD, and she and her DH are going to move. I will miss them very much but DH and I have warned them already that come camping seasons, we will be packing up the 5th wheel and going to visit. We are very happy for them and wish them all the best in the world.
Have a great day!


Pumpkin said...

Woohoo! I'm so proud of you for getting pictures up :o)

You know I just LOVE my quilt or should I say quiltS. LOL!

You'll have to post pictures of your quilt frame because it's quite the piece of art.

We're going to miss family and friends but at least NS is not BC ;o)

Irene said...

Beautiful quilt !

Karen said...

lovely quilt, what a super way to celebrate Catheys survival.
Sounds like you have a great sewing room, one day I hope to have a craftroom at the moments its more like a craft house lol

brokenfairy said...

Oh That is a beautiful quilt,A most treasured item I'm sure.
Well done on getting pics on here!!

Jocelyn said...

Your quilting is lovely, and that fabric is wonderful! The pinks in the quilt are really pretty.

The quilt frame sounds really niceand the addition of the tray was a great idea. It sounds like your room is set up and you'd never have to leave it! I feel the same way about my studio.