Thursday, December 13, 2012

Fussy Fairytales ~ a finish!

I am very excited to finally be able to reveal this finish.  A quilt made for my sweet little friend Eva.  I could say a lot about this project, but I think I'll mostly just stick with the photos.





Quilt stats:

Finished size:  64" x 84"
Pattern:  Fussy Fairytales, by Kate Conklin
Fabric:  'Pretty Little Things' by Dena Designs for Free Spirit, a few Heather Ross prints and even some Echino, Kona Snow background, wide variety of Kona solids for skinny block frames, Kona Buttercup, Camellia & Petal for backing, Kona Cerise binding
Quilted by:  me, using off-white Aurifil 50wt cotton thread

Linking up with Finish it up Friday @ Crazy Mom Quilts
Linking up with TGIFF @ Quilt Matters

40 comments:

Adrianne said...

This turned out fantastic Heather - I really love how the quilting makes little frames on the back. It's so bright and cheerful, I'm sure it will be much loved by its recipient.

heidi said...

I love it!

Svetlana said...

adorable, and your quilting is fantastic!!!

Jennifer Marie said...

absolutely stunning heather! i love how you chose to quilt it too!!

i sent my mom an email about the scarf and a link to your blog and shes already threatened to get to the mail first and steal it! hahaha oh well, I can share.. i guess :)

Patti said...

It is glorious Heather! This is sure to become a beloved treasure.

Jess said...

It's perfect Heather! I love this one so, so much (my fave of yours I think!) So sensible just FMQing the edge - it would have been so tricky wrestling the middle through your machine!

Janine said...

This is a gorgeous quilt - such beautiful fabrics and lovely quilting :)

Chelsea said...

It's beautiful! And so cheerful. We need cheerful with this constant rain!

Gemma@prettybobbins said...

What a beautiful quilt and I love your quilting too! I'm so tempted to buy this pattern, it's just too pretty! Well done!

Katie B. said...

Gorgeous quilt!

Janice said...

What a sweet quilt! Eva is a very lucky girl!!

Alyce @ Blossom Heart Quilts said...

It's beautiful! Such great colours too.

Kate said...

I love it! Love the fabrics, love the quilting - especially in the border - love the pattern! You did an excellent job on it!

mle said...

Very pretty! That's a great color combo too, young and fun but not babyish.

felicity said...

It's wonderful, Heather!

Suzanne said...

I love it! Fantastic finish!

Kristy @ Quiet Play said...

Just beautiful!

Patchwork and Play said...

This is a fabulous quilt Heather! The off-centre squares and rectangles combined with the varied colour palette make this an absolute winner!

Laura said...

Very cute Heather!

Wendy said...

it's just beautiful! I love the borders

Amira@littlemushroomcap said...

Beautifull.love the quilting on t too..

CityHouseStudio said...

Absolutely beautiful, Heather! You must be just thrilled with this finish! I love the swirly quilting on the borders and straight in the center.

Debbie said...

This turned out just wonderful!! Very very cute! And fantastic work on the quilting!!

LynCC said...

Very nice. It's adorable!

audrey said...

I love this quilt pattern, and I love the fabrics you chose! It looks great!

Alia said...

This looks fabulous! I like how the blocks end up looking like little windows you can peek through. Beautiful finish.

M-R said...

It's wonderful, Heather. Lucky Eva! Great colours and layout. :)

Kristan said...

Gosh, Heather. This is even more beautiful than I thought it'd be. Nicely done!

Unknown said...

Eva (the lucky girl) thinks it is AWESOME!!

Linda said...

Love this! It's really cute!

factotum-of-arts.com said...

This is great - I love it, very inspiring

Toni said...

So, so fabulous, Heather!! What a perfect little girl quilt. Love it!

Megan said...

Hooray for finished quilts - this one looks great! The floating squares in the border are my favorite part. I know Eva will love it!

Live a Colorful Life said...

I love everything about this quilt--the pattern, the fabric and your quilting. Well done. Sure to be well loved!

LimeRiot said...

It's wonderful! It looks like each block has a special fabric window in it :).

Alanna said...

I love your Fairytales quilt! The border is so cute!

Jenelle said...

Oh! How did I missed this? I love how it turned out. It's so bright and cheerful. Lovely finish!

Jenelle said...

Oh! How did I missed this? I love how it turned out. It's so bright and cheerful. Lovely finish!

Abby said...

Love this quilt! The quilting is great, fabrics, pattern - love the cute little squares in the border!

Teje Karjalainen said...

This quilt is so beautiful! I love your design and colours which are not so common! x Teje