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Saturday, January 27, 2007

Butterflies




I finished hand sewing the binding down on the Butterflies quilt so it is done except for the label and clipping a few loose ends. In the end, using two colors of bobbins hasn't been all that obvious and if I can refrain from pointing it out as a mistake, probably no one will even notice it. If they do, it's a design element. I photographed it on our queen size bed so it could easily be a double bed topper or a single quilt. Because I had to photograph it from a strange angle it looks square but it is not. I would have taken the piture outside but the wind chill is about -30 today.



Here is the back showing the cloud-like (I hope) quilting pattern and the attempt at making a feather pattern on the butterfly wings.

12 comments:

Leah S said...

That's just beautiful Joyce! I really like the quilting in the blue background; it reminds me of ripples in the water. :)

quiltpixie said...

the butterflies really "pop" well in the photo with the quilting. Congrats. Its beautiful.

meggie said...

It really is beautiful. Your quilting is very good!

I love the colours.

mereth said...

The quilt looks just as good on the back as the front. I like densely quilted backgrounds, and the butterflies really stand out against it.

KCQuilter said...

Very, very pretty, Joyce! It's been fun to watch this one come together!

Carol said...

Beautiful! I like the back just as much. The colours you've used look fabulous together too.

Jean said...

Love the butterflies!

Lily said...

Oh yay Joyce! I am doing my happy dance for you! It looks wonderful - what a beautiful job you did. Love the royal purple binding too.

Libby said...

Looks beautiful. I have a 2 color bobbin quilt or two - born out of no more thread in a particular color. Works okay for me *s*

DubiQuilts - Debbi said...

The quilting is outstanding! I love looking at the back of quilts to see the quilting. Yours is just wonderful.

Fiona said...

The back is just as lovely as the front!

Tazzie said...

Gosh Joyce, your quilting is just amazing, I can only hope to get so good!
*hugs*
Tazzie
:-)