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Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Ready For the Quilting Frame



I went with the light brown hand dyed fabric and in the end I like it better than my first choice. Making it a bit narrower made all the difference. The picture is a little bit dark so you don't see how beautiful the batik outer border is.

20 comments:

Exuberant Color said...

That is a stunning quilt. I agree the proportion makes all the difference.

Vicki W said...

I love it!

BrendaS said...

it's lovely, with lots of visual interest. congrats on finishing.

Caron said...

Oh, I really like that!!! Looks fantastic.

Quilt Pixie said...

a wonderful choice -- the inner border really does set the whole thing off :-)

T said...

Stunning is indeed the proper description. Just incredible. Feel free to keep posting pictures of it, I don't think I'll ever get tired of looking at it!

MYRA said...

Busy Bee!
It looks absolutely wonderful Joyce! Your friend is really going to enjoy it! 8-)
Happy stitchings...

Elaine Adair said...

Absolutely gorgeous. The different background fabrics give it so much personality and additional visual warmth.

Ya dun good girl!

Clare said...

Beautiful. I love the batik border.

Congratulations on a superb quilt.

Rosaline said...

Stunning.

paula, the quilter said...

Such a spectacular quilt. Congratulations!

Darcie said...

It looks terrific, Joyce! Good choice.

Quilter Going Bananas said...

Wow-wee Joyce. It's a beaut! Give yourself a pat on the back.

KathieB said...

Love the design and your fabric choices.

Ali Honey said...

It's very lovely Joyce. You can be very proud of that!

em's scrapbag said...

A-maze-za-zing!!! It's stunning. Joyce you did a wonderful job. You were right to go with the brown.

Karen said...

Very,very nice.

Magpie Sue said...

Wow, stunning.

Sunny said...

Oh, it is stunning! You did well choosing the borders. Beautiful, absolutely beautiful!

Ivory Spring said...

What a beautiful quilt -- I love everything about it! You ought to be very proud of yourself!