Thursday, January 13, 2011

Finished Quilt for Grandie#5

~ my first finish for 2011 ~

~ this has been such a fun quilt to make ~


the individual blocks were on my blog HERE and HERE and HERE

~ it was lovely to have my DIL to help stitch some of the blocks
and choose the perfect backing ~


~ it's soft and snuggly ~


~ to wrap a huggly buggly ~


~ I quilted in the ditch around the pictures so you can find the shapes on the back ~


~ yup, I like love it ~


~ I will be very sad to see it leave this weekend ~


~ but it's going to a good home ~

The pattern is by Lynette Anderson and called "On The Farm".... I made a few minor adaptions eg instead of buttons I did satin stitch and one of the chooks I converted to a turkey....... (since they are on a turkey farm!)

17 comments:

Maria said...

I am sure your Granndie will love it.
Beautiful work Fiona.

Sammy said...

This is a beautiful, beautiful quilt.

Love,

-Samya :-)

Barb said...

That quilt is just wonderful!!

Sheila said...

I love this quilt , you did an amazing job on it and your grandchild will be wrapped in love each time it is used ,very special .

Janet said...

What a great quilt! I love picture quilts.

Michele Pacey said...

Oh I know it's hard to give them away... I've certainly felt that... but it will be loved! It's beautiful!

Patchwork and Play said...

Great quilt! And the backing is fantastic! Do you know what it is?

marina said...

What a grand finish to start the year off!! It looks fantastic.
I love the fence around the border and the flying ducks. I just love all of it. Great job.

Jennifer said...

That's a great little quilt, just right for a wee one!

Tarnyia said...

Absolutely adorable... great work and I am sure it will be LOVED just as much at it's new home xxxx

Lynette Anderson said...

Looks like you have done a wonderful job with 'On The Farm'. So glad to hear that you enjoyed making it and I am sure that the new baby will love it too.
Lynette

Jelly Wares said...

Wow!!!! This quilt is awesome!!!

I really love the quilting and the backing fabric is amazing...

Hugs - Jodie :)

Allie said...

That is just the most darling quilt, good job hon!
Fiona, I hope you are safe, and I am praying the rains stop. My heart is breaking for Queensland.

Fun With This and That said...

What a nice job .I do not do that kind of sewing,I'm too much Right brain cannot keep a straight line .even in my painting I work at that. Hope everyone is doing better down under Laura

Narelle said...

This quilt is just adorable!
Love the backing too.

Joy McD said...

Fiona it has turned out just beautiful! Glad you aren't affected by the floods.
lv,
Joy

Chrissie said...

A beautiful quilt, what a lovely and useful keepsake for your new grandie. Chrissie

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