Tuesday, October 21, 2014

A Finished Quilt!

It's a wonderful feeling to finish a quilt!
And this finish is especially delicious, since the quilt was made in about a month (you can read about the start of this quilt here). Also great is that this is a total scrap quilt. Everything from the blocks, to the batting, and the backing were constructed from leftovers from other quilting projects!

This was a joy to sew, to quilt and to finish! 

Pattern by Jackie Syer at FRJ Designs.
Finished size: 50" x 64"


I should be cutting the grass today after work but instead, I plan to sit under my beautiful tree, snuggle up in my scrappy quilt, enjoy a cup of tea, and read a good book.

39 comments:

  1. I love the design and look of this one. Great quilt to cozy up with.

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  2. It's beautiful! A perfect fall quilt! :0)

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  3. Wise woman to choose snuggling up in your pretty newly finished quilt while you can still be able to read outside. Those days are limited. A good book is a nice reward.

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  4. Gorgeous quilt! I love the scrappy quilt and the fact that EVERYTHING -- even the batting was scraps. Can we see the back? Relax and enjoy your day.

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  5. I'm green with envy...I have not had time to even glance at a book lately! Wonderful finish, Kathy! I'm glad I was there to see the start of this quilt! Did you get your next pattern yet?

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  6. Super finish and such a perfect photo op with that glorious tree - enjoy your tea and book!!!

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  7. Your new quilt is lovely and thanks so much for sharing the fall foliage! We just don't get that wonderful aspect of fall here. Enjoy your quilty afternoon!

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  8. That sounds so nice. How enjoyable

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  9. What gorgeous colour in that tree! We don't get many deciduous trees, so we miss out on the beautiful autumn colours. Very impressive finish.

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  10. So pretty. I think the simplest blocks are the best; they really show off the colors.

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  11. This is a beautiful quilt. I like it so much! You made a real good job. I love it!

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  12. The back drop of the fall leaves on the trees makes for a very nice picture. Mark one off your list with a good finish.

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  13. looks great! I want to make more scrappy/FQ quilts.... I have ideas :)

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  14. Looks very cuddly. And it was FREE!!

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  15. YAHOO!!! Yippee!!! It's awesome to have a Finish with time to spare in the month. Scrappy at its best. Enjoy your Book. What are you reading?

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  16. What an inviting place to sit! The colours of the quilt so match the Fall colours all around. Great finish!!

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  17. Wonderful finish! I love this scrap creation!
    Oh, the lawn will be there another day. Enjoy the moment.
    I hope you were just leaning out a window or over a deck railing to get that last photo, and not doing something crazy like climbing a power pole. It is a great shot!

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  18. Great finish. I'm amazed at how quickly you are able to quilt and finish up a top. Let's hope the rain eases up so you can have some time to read outdoors. Your photo is great. The quilt looks like foliage for the tree.

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  19. congrats on the finish and sounds like a wonderful afternoon in store !

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  20. It looks wonderful!! Like Gail said, I'm glad I was there to see its beginnings. It was such a fun day!

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  21. Gorgeous quilt...and even better that it was all from scraps! Enjoy your new work of art!
    Debbie
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  22. It's very pretty. I love scrappy quilts!

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  23. Congrats..it's pretty and cheerful and bright enough to go quite nicely with your beautiful tree ! :)

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  24. The very best kind of quilt, a total scrap quilt! It's absolutely lovely. Great job on finishing up so quickly.:)

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  25. Beautiful finish--where can you find this pattern? I'd love to make one...hugs, Julierose

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  26. Sounds like a perfect afternoon. Enjoy snuggling under your beautiful quilt.

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  27. Congratulation on a lovely finish. Yes, a cup of tea and a good book ... and why not some chocolate too. Go ahead you deserved it. Enjoy!

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  28. Great quilt...so pretty and such a great use of fabrics!

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  29. Your quilt turned out great! I love the picture of the tree too.

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  30. wonderful quilt...love the make do and use it up idea...

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  31. I LOVE this quilt. Great pattern, color and prints. Even better that it's all from scraps. You go girl!

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  32. certainly has lived up to expectations as we were following you on making this wonderful quilt, enjoy your snuggle

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  33. Congrats on the finish! It looks right at home in all that fall foliage.

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  34. Congratulations, Kathie, it is really beautiful. Just right, :D.

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  35. It turned out great. Congrats. Hope the tea was nice, too.

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  36. Congratulations on a wonderful finish!

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