Seriously, it is like buses round here. You don't see a quilt finished for absolutely ages and then I finish two in two weeks. Just do not expect another one to be done two weeks from now. That would be more than a little optimistic.
I stayed up past my bedtime last night to finish off Good Morning Star Shine, and I got Emily to be the photographer this morning as it was too wet outside to place the quilt upon any surface, even my rustic fence.
I finished the quilt with a scrappy LV binding, with one shot of the hot pink (which would be in the upper right corner if I had been thinking about which way I was holding it rather than stretching up on my tiptoes to keep it off the wet grass).
I backed the quilt with a dotty pink cotton I bought at Ikea, which make their fabrics wider than quilting cotton so I didn't have to add any piecing in. Bonus!
The front is made using a myriad of LV charms I had received in LV charm swaps, and Sketch in hot pink for the stars. I quilted it with a straight line stitch on either side of all the charms. You can see the quilting much more clearly on the back. I used an Aurifil 40w variegated golden yellow on the front, and my favourite Aurifil 50w silvery grey on the back. It measures up at 49" x 67". The pattern is just one I thought up, daydreaming, as you do.
I can safely say that I have a LV addiction now. I am already thinking up the next pattern in my head. This is item two off my FAL list. If I finish up a couple more I just might give myself permission to start a new quilt.
Gorgeous, absolutely gorgeous! You're on a roll, girl.ReplyDelete
Ditto! I swear we are like peas in a pod!ReplyDelete
Like I said before I love the flashes of pink popping out of the pastels, feels modern but trad too xx
ooh err misses I just read that back!!
Love it! I must get on the LV bandwagon :)ReplyDelete
Its lovely xReplyDelete
Ooh totally love it, love the pattern!!ReplyDelete
love the hot pink in the bindingReplyDelete
I think the quilting shows up well on the front too, it's gorgeousReplyDelete
So great to see it finished!! It looks like sparkles!ReplyDelete
Looks fabulous mrs! Can't wait to see what else you finish. I may have started something new yesterday! 😳ReplyDelete
Way to go! I am impressed and blown away by your productiveness at the same time. So now you are free to go and create yet another new quilt, super-woman!ReplyDelete
Tada indeed! I think it is gorgeous - love that hot pink against the LV!ReplyDelete
Can't wait to come back in two weeks!
Your quilt is gorgeous! I love the low volume with the bright pink stars. You have a great assortment of LV colors that really adds to the quilt. Great job!ReplyDelete
It's lovely -love those pops of hot pink!ReplyDelete
Now I know what happened to one of my planned October finishes...it ended up in your pile! Two quilts in a fortnight is a stellar effort and Im pe green with envy.ReplyDelete
Your latest finish looks FABULOUS!
Gorgeous, great work, i love it!ReplyDelete
Beautiful quilt - I am not usually a fan of pink but I love it with your LV charms!ReplyDelete
It's stunning Susan, and your binding stitches are so neat!!!ReplyDelete
I love how this isn't totally LV. Those splashes of hot pink defying the LV keep this true to its makers personality!!! JxoReplyDelete
I love it! I think that you must have really gotten into the zone to finish two quilts so fast, especially such wonderful ones.ReplyDelete
Such a fun take on low volume, and the Sketch adds just that little something extra.ReplyDelete
Fabulous missus! Totally expect that finish in 2 weeks though... ;o)ReplyDelete
Your "cooking" now, woot, woot!ReplyDelete
Well done you! I'm a bit addicted to low volume prints now too.ReplyDelete
Hi! Adorable quilt! I love the light colours with the pink stars - lovely pattern! Beautiful and sweet quilt! It's long time since I made stars ... x TejeReplyDelete
Fab. Just fab.ReplyDelete
You made an absolute stunner! Gorgeous finish, S. xxReplyDelete
I love how the pink stars pop out on this quilt!ReplyDelete
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This is great, keep going! I love the ideas stage most of all.ReplyDelete
It´s really great and perfect!!! Love the hot pinks it it so much!ReplyDelete
What a great quilt!ReplyDelete
Oooooh I so LOVE your Star Shine quilt!!ReplyDelete
So, so beautiful!ReplyDelete
I love the way the stars pop! What a great quilt.ReplyDelete