Praise !

"NOW THANKS BE UNTO GOD, WHICH ALWAYS CAUSETH US TO TRIUMPH IN CHRIST !"

The LORD is my light and my salvation; Whom shall I fear?The LORD is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?
When the wicked came against me to eat up my flesh, my enemies and foes, they stumbled and fell. Though an army encamp against me, my heart shall not fear....Psalm 27 1-3
Psalm 31: 7, 8
I will be glad and rejoice in thy mercy; for thou hast considered my trouble; thou hast known my soul in adversities;
And hast not shut me up into the hand of the enemy; thou hast set my feet in a large room.


Friday, October 29, 2010

Blogger's Quilt Festival entry--Fall 2010 edition

Holly's Wedding Quilt........

....for this Fall's entry, I have to herald the great change that has taken place this year, namely my introduction into more free-motion machine-quilting. 
Rather than repeat my earlier blog post, I will link you to the bulk of the story and photos of this quilt.


It was alot of fun, and yet, quite challenging, coming up with different quilting designs for the different blocks.

Let it be said that I have gained an immense sense of freedom from Christina of A Few Scraps' blog's Free-motion quiltalong, and her shared techniques for letting yourself go and play at the finishing of your quilts.

I left the quilt at the wedding reception for my niece, as I had to leave before getting to toast the couple and watch them open gifts.  I hope that they like the quilt.
I also want to note this year's finish of the over 20-year-long project of making my Feathered Star quilt !  It's hand-quilted.

12 comments:

  1. It's finished!!!! YAY! Incredible!
    Love the skills you have developed in machine quilting. You are good at whatever quilting technique you put your mind to!
    I still have hope that someday I will be able to machine quilt too :)

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  2. Looks like lots of great FM quilting--I'm hoping to expand my circle of patterns too. The feathered star is gorgeous. Congrats on these great finishes! Thanks for sharing your quilt's story :)

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  3. your entry quilt is lovely...you do such an amazing job with your quilting

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  4. Wow, they are both beautiful. Love how the first one looks like a woven basket in the full photo. The second quilt is simply stunning. Amazing work!

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  5. Your quilting in each block is wonderful!

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  6. the first quilt is perfect for autumn, it reminds me of falling leaves...and the second quilt, the hand quilting, WOW! that is amazing!

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  7. They are both beautiful. The quilting on your feathered star is breathtaking!

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  8. Your Featherd Star is stunning and I love the different quilting ideas in the wedding quilt.

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  9. Your quilting is fabulous. What a fun idea to quilt something different. Also a good way to practice and try new designs. Good job!

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  10. Congratulations on a beautiful quilt! How cool that you put your FMQA skills to such good use! Very nicely done!

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  11. Um, wow, that feathered star is stunning, I love to hand quilt but hate that is is so time consuming. For me it is so cathartic.

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  12. love both of your quilts. the first is great...really like how those rectangles float on that beautiful background and your quilting is so nice--i too, have been following her quilt along and find it so rewarding to try new things! your final quilt is stunning and your handquilting just fantastic. thanks for sharing and have a great day

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