Saturday, 26 May 2007

Q is for Quilt

In September 2002 I started making a Quilt. I'd been hoarding a pack of fabric squares bought a few years previously in USA, so it was time to use them.
I saw a pattern I liked, and copied it, and this is the result. It's machine stitched, but hand quilted.
It was intended to be a Christmas prezzie for OlderSon's new house. Still not finished, and now it's 2007.
Oh well..... one day....

Here's a Quilt I actually completed!

The Space Cadet says it looks like castles, I said it's supposed to be cats. What do you think?

17 comments:

  1. I immediately thought cats when I saw the second quilt, Ex-S. But I can see the castles as well (to save the peace :). Making a quilt is something I've always wanted to do...but there are SO MANY THINGS I want to do. I'll need many more life-times to do them all, so don't feel bad about not finishing more than one! :)

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  2. wow...lovely quilts. i saw the cats right off, but i also saw...hmmm...batman in the house of mirrors??

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  3. Now that's exciting!! ANd I am covetous of your quilting hoop. I need one!! Once we get out of Egypt perhaps I will find one.

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  4. Cozy kittys. Very cute design. Your quilt project sounds like a few of mine. The older I get the harder it seems to finish those things.

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  5. The best letter in the alphabet!

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  6. wow! How amazing!

    Not cheep I bet! (LOL)

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  7. You have started a laaarge project. I do so vere well know that takes time.
    But I'm sure the result will be fabulous.

    Here in the area: Yesterday very dry, blue sky, and about 19-20 C. When we have Sun from before 4 am, we really think we have had enough. Could even go "cloth optional". Thats how the Sun is "baking".

    Today 17-21 C. But not clear, blue sky. We were in the garden - for 45 minutes. A little work. But thats good.

    Now we will have dinner - Cod fillets and vegs. And some local cheese.

    Have a wonderful end of this looong weekend

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  8. Gorgeous quilt! I love the cat motive in the design.

    My aunt made me a quilt a couple years ago and I bought a beautiful (machine made) quilt when I was in Paris last year.

    They are used mostly when I have guests over.

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  9. Definitley cats, Its beautiful. I too would love to make a quilt but sewing has never been something i cared to do. My mother was the seamstress, don't know why she never attempted to make a quilt.

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  10. Totally cats. No doubt about it!
    I'm right there with Ginnie and want to make a quilt so bad! I love getting my hands on anything crafty. But truth be told, i'm also afraid because I know i'll end up getting so into it and I have no room w/ all of my paper craft supplies to store fabric or even table space for a sewing machine!
    I love love love quilts. I have an Amish one hanging in my living room. I so admire anyone who can make them. You're my quilting hero!

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  11. Hmmm. I see cats, but it could remind one of a castle. How about a cat's castle? ;)

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  12. Hm, I saw castles though that was the first explanation I saw, and therefore blame the power of suggestion. They are definitely cats. I love your quilts I havent done one in a very long time!

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  13. Cats.....lovely cats, side by side in all colors of kitty love...anything as lovely as the quilt for the older son will take time.

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  14. oh cats, def.

    (also saw batman)

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  15. Cats, ofcourse, but I see the castles too.

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