Friday, February 5, 2010

First Quilt for 2010

Finally - I have finished my first quilt for 2010!

The quilt I am sharing today is my customer Anne's quilt who has made a traditional sampler quilt.  I love the traditions of quilting and the fact that many quilters start on their quilting journey with a sampler quilt.  This is Anne's first quilt and she had done a great job hand piecing it.



I think it took me a while to get started with quilting this year as this first quilt was a custom quilt and quite a challenge on the brain with each block being different.  As you can see, I went with lots of feathers, some continuous curves and line-dancing.  Here are some of the blocks:-





The border has been quilted with swags with feathers in them.  The pink sashing has a swirl design while the white and green sashing have yet more feathers.


There are several more photos of different blocks on my Flickr page for anyone interested.

I hope Anne will be pleased with her quilt and that this is the start of a great quilting journey for her.  I am off to do a quilt with an all-over design now..

11 comments:

  1. So much work has gone into this quilt...from both yourself and Anne. Stunning.

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  2. Amazing free motion quilting as always! Beautiful quilt, Anne.

    Rita

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  3. Gorgeous Quilt! To think that this was her first quilt and that she hand pieced it, just wonderful! The quilting is fabulous as usual.

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  4. Sensational Quilting and Anne has done a great job. I love the colours!

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  5. Who wouldn't be pleased with that? Your custom quilting is absolutely fabulous! It really enhances the quilt!

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  6. Anne did a wonderful job. I can't believe it's her first quilt. And your quilting is amazing! I love those feathers!

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  7. You do such beautiful work Karen.

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  8. Yay ... you've got your 2010 ball rolling!
    Great to have you back!
    Cheers

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  9. Beautiful job Karen,and Anne done such a first
    quilt,fabulous!

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  10. VERY NICE -- I like the feathers in the squares.

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