I'm so happy that my City Sampler Quilt is finished!
This quilt is made up of 70 blocks from Tula Pink's book
I started these blocks as part of the City Sampler Quilt Along at Sew Sweetness. I put them aside before Christmas, when I was busy sewing up Christmas gifts, but then picked it up again in January. This quilt will be a gift for my husband's mother for her 70th birthday.
She has strict instructions not to look at my blog until after we celebrate her birthday -- so I hope she'll be surprised!
The fabrics for this quilt are Kona Snow (background), and Sugar Pop by Moda -- most of these are leftovers from my Farmer's Wife Sampler Quilt, although I did order a little extra when I was running low, around block number 55! I tried to use up the rest of this stash of fabric on the back of the quilt.
I quilted this myself, on my sister-in-law's mom's long arm machine, in an all over feathers pattern.
I'm so happy to have discovered a new spot for quilt photos!
Isn't it beautiful, with all of the snow?!
Linking up to Fabric Tuesday at Quilt Story!
Just beautiful!! Congrats on a really special finish!ReplyDelete
It's fantastic Michelle, I'm sure she'll love it!ReplyDelete
Congratulations! It's a truly beautiful quilt!!! Your mother-in-law is going to love it!:)ReplyDelete
Loved your setting from the beginning - but it looks stunning all quilted up. I'm still procrastinating about putting the outer borders on mine... but one day :0)ReplyDelete
beautiful, love how you have set some of the blocks on points, wish I had thought of that but too late as I have already put the sashing on each block, 24 made into a quilt just the quilting to do but no idea how to tackle that and have yet to decide what to do with the other 76!ReplyDelete
It is beautiful, she will love it! The photography is great too!ReplyDelete
Gorgeous. And, yes, beautiful location!!ReplyDelete
I absolutely LOVE how you set this quilt. So creative! :)ReplyDelete
it's lovely! The quilting is gorgeous and I like the alternating on-point layoutReplyDelete
great finish!! I am sure she is going to love it, it looks greatReplyDelete
Wonderful quilt! It is quite and accomplishment making all 70 blocks! I love how you change the setting for each block from on-point to horizontal. That is the first I have ever seen that! Fantastic backdrop! Thanks too for stopping by my blog to comment on the baseball t-shirt quilt! :)ReplyDelete
what a wonderful gift!! Front and back it's a gorgeous treasure! She's going to love it. And yes indeed that is a fabulous spot for the quilt.ReplyDelete
So fresh! So pretty! So much visual interest! Really, really fantastic!ReplyDelete
Love this setting! So very pretty!ReplyDelete
Beautiful quilt and photos!ReplyDelete
What a fantastic setting!ReplyDelete