Friday, November 14, 2014

A New Home for a Whirled Quilt

In the past few days I’ve been trying to get some flower blocks done that will be used in a block swap this weekend.  I intended on showing those blocks in today’s blog post but when I went to take the photos, I discovered that my camera battery was completely drained.  Doh! 

So instead I have some photos of a quilt I finished last month and never got around to blogging about.  In October I made two quilts from my Whirled quilt pattern.  I showed the first one here

Whirled quilt

This second one was made simply because I fell in love with the fabric in the border.  I mean come on!  It’s pretty, isn’t it?  I think I’d love a whole cloth quilt made from this!

In My Room fabric by Jenean Morrison for Free Spirit

This print is from a line called “In My Room” designed by Jenean Morrison for Free Spirit.  I found it one afternoon as I was browsing in a local shop that I don’t visit very often.  I immediately fell in love with it! 

Whirled quilt

I found several fat quarters to pull in the pinks, greens and peachie colors from the border.  The gray dot for the inner border and binding were a bit trickier, but I love what I ended up with.

Whirled quilt in pinks

The finished quilt measures 50” x 64.”  I quilted it with a meandering loop pattern with a few double loops thrown in – one of my favorite all-over quilt designs.  And this pretty little quilt has found a new home!  One of my sisters has claimed it and it is on it’s way now to Northern Idaho. 

Whirled Quilt in pinks

For more information about the Whirled quilt pattern, you can see this blog post.  The pattern is available in my pattern shop here, in my Craftsy shop here, and on Etsy here.  In all three shops the PDF is available as an instant download once payment is complete.

Thanks for stopping by, and I hope you all have a great weekend!  (hooray for Fridays!)

Linking up at Finish it up Friday with Crazy Mom Quilts


6 comments:

  1. Yes, it is pretty! :) I'm happy that you found those lovely fabrics to go and made this beautiful quilt!

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  2. yep, it's easy to fall in love with that border fabric! pretty quilt!

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  3. Very pretty! Great choice of fabrics to coordinate with that border...I couldn't have resisted either!

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  4. Love it - especially your inspiration fabric!

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  5. That is a great fabric. Great job with the coordinates, I love those bright colors!

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  6. You are so giving and such an exceptional quilter. If you loved this so much you should have kept it - silly girl.

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