Saturday, May 07, 2011

Mystery Quilt Finished!

I haven't started to work with my pink scraps yet this month - click here to access the posts of other quilters in the Scrap Rainbow Challenge to see what they are up to.
I have been obsessed with finishing my guild mystery quilt to show at the next guild meeting and I met my goal!
This is a photo of the quilt's backing to show the wavy grid quilting that I tried. I first saw this idea on Wanda's blog called Exuberant Color back in 2009. Her more recent post reminded me that I wanted to try this quilting idea (click here to read it) and this was the perfect project to try it out. It was so fun and quick....I loved it! I will definitely try this quilting design again.



Then I found the perfect binding fabric in my stash - lots of bright colours with purple dots.




I like this photo on the right, which shows how the binding changes colour around the corner block.


Ta da... here is the finished quilt! It was a fun sampler project with some challenging blocks.  This was a pattern posted last year on Fat Cat Patterns.

20 comments:

  1. It came out just great...love that binding too!

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  2. Wow! Great quilt, love the bright mix of colors.

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  4. It is beautiful and I love the quilting you did.

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  5. Great quilt. I love the multicoloured binding. It really sets it off

    Love and hugs Gina xxx

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  6. Your quilt has a very happy look to it. The binding and the quilting pattern suits it perfectly.

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  7. Your guild will be very impressed with your show and tell this month! This is a bright and happy quilt!

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  8. Awesome Job Kathy!! Love the colours and the blinding!!

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  9. What a great quilt. From the bright stars to the dotted background fabric to the wavy quilting and multi colored binding, I just love everything about it. Congratulations on finishing it up. What a great feeling.

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  10. Oh Kathy! I LOVE this quilt! The colors are amazingly fun and bright.

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  11. What a bright and happy quilt. I love it!

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  12. Simply Fabulous...........

    Aren't finishes just the best.....

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  13. Absolutely stunning! Love all the bright colors!!

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  14. Great finish, Kathy! The binding is perfect for the quilt.

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  15. This is wonderful. And I really love the binding changing color around the edge. I'm trying to decide when I can use the wavy quilt design on one of my quilts.... hum. Are you now on to the pinks?

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  16. Beautiful quilt. Love all the brights and the binding was true inspiration. Congratulations on the finish.

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  17. Congrats on your finish - the binding fabric is perfect :)

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  18. Very nice! I agree, perfect binding.

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  19. fantastic quilt.....so colorful!!thanks for sharing

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