Tuesday, January 24, 2017
First Finish for 2017
Meadow's Mountains is officially my first finish for 2017. A project that came about because I couldn't shut the green scrap drawer.
Organic lines in the middle and the piano key border and stitch in the ditch on the skinny borders. AND did you count? Yes, 5 borders. I hate adding one, but here there are five - it does finish it up nicely though.
A fun stripe binding tieing in the greens, reds, and yellows thru this quilt. The back (actually an off white with a gold, brown, green pattern) was four pieces of cut-off from two other quilts' backing. Even with the left over and cut-offs from this quilt, there is probably about a yard of that left which will get fed into the fabric food chain.
I have a baby quilt and a wallhanging sandwiched up for quilting, but I learned long ago not to back-to-back quilt as my neck and shoulders suffer. So I am taking a day of play with plaids, checks, and stripes. This is a small portion of what I have.
I need over 200 units for that geese project and almost 400 broken rail blocks for something new. We are having snow, ice, rain, wind (again) so it is a good day to play - then back to business.
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All I can say is, stay inside, and quilt.Love the mountains, and the new geese too.
Proud of you for all the borders....they do make this quilt a stand out! Good lesson for me to remember when I get tired of adding borders.
Great first finish, I'm loving the mountains. Now you have me wanting to play with my plaids too...
That turned out wonderful and those borders are perfect especially the piano keys which looks like you can finally close that green drawer.
Love the trees! I'll have to keep this in mind when green is the color for RSC17. I swear, the more scraps I use, the fuller my tub gets. This is going to be a scrappy year.
Beautiful finish! I love the striped binding and all those borders :)
Meadows Mountains is so fresh and happy! I just love it so much :*). And you are Wonder Woman putting all those borders on there. I'm like you - hate putting on borders LOL!!!! But you're right - they are perfect.
Lovely finish, Sharon. The border effect is just right, too.
What a great quilt! I really love the red you've used in the borders too. Perfect accent.
Mountain Meadows looks fabulous. I really need to get some things finished here, so I can start on this one. Can't wait to see your plaid and stripe creation next!
I adore your quilt! The mountains, the fabrics, the Quilting...they all work so well!
your mountain fabric is so great. love it
Great finish, AND 5 BORDERS!!!! We're going to have to watch out for you this year!
Congrats on the finish! And tackling all those borders!
Your mountains are wonderful. Congrats on the first finish of the year. Off to a terrific start.
Just look at what you can make with a pile of green scraps! Mountain Meadows is wonderful scrappy goodness. I need to tackle an oversupply of little triangle cutoffs which are multiplying like chipmunks (they're too small to be rabbits).
Stay warm while you quilt! Lovely projects.
Still really love this quilt.
The Meadow's Mountain quilt looks wonderful. Did you use the method that Temecula quilts shows on their website to make your Flying Geese?
Totally love this quilt! And your new project looks intriguing!
Love the finish, it is beautiful.
Congrats on the first finish! Meadow's Mountains turned out beautifully!
I love this quilt! What a great finish!
It looks fantastic Sharon...as a pain borders can be...they really accented this quilt finish beautifully!
Meadow's Mountains looks fantastic! The borders just make it more special!
I'm going to be doing my first piano key border soon - I've been quilting for about 15 years, and I've never tried one...
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