Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Saturday Surprise Quilt

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This is Lorna’s Saturday Surprise quilt and it was a 2012 BOM project.   Lorna decided to put her blocks on point and added the criss cross sashing design which looks fantastic in the two colors giving it a woven effect. The fabric choices are brilliant and the cool mint green with the red is stunning.

**For those of you that are wanting to find this pattern the shop that did the BOM no longer offers it as the shop as changed ownership. So please do not email me asking for the pattern as I did not make it, I just quilted it! Please use the photos as inspiration to making your own**

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She asked for custom quilting and to just have fun with it so I did!  I started with the Beadboard design in the outer border, used my channel locks on my Millennium for this design.  Then quilted feathers in the setting triangles, curls in the sashing and various designs in the blocks and keep the quilting light.  SID on the sashing strips and around the blocks.

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Lorna brought extra wide Stonehenge backing which is one of my favorites to quilt on as it is so soft and shows off the quilting very well.

30 comments:

  1. A wonderful quilt, I like the criss cross sashing. And your quilting is great!
    And as always, I love the pictures.

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  2. Oh my goodness. This is one of the most beautiful quilts I have seen. Something about it screams at me. Love. Love. Love

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  3. Oh, wow!! What a gorgeous, gorgeous sampler. Love the colors, adore her sashing, and the quilting is just perfect for it. :D

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  4. Like the straight lines on the outer borders. Very classic:)

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  5. Absolutely beautiful. I like the sashing, and the quilting is perfect.

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  6. That is such a beautiful quilt!! You both did a wonderful job.

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  7. What a gorgeous quilt. Love how you quilted it.

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  8. Beautiful quilt! It's an example of a fairly simple quilt, that is turned into something special with great quilting. Thanks for sharing.

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  9. Your quilting is beautiful and compliments that stunning quilt top creating an amazing celebration of texture. I enjoy your photography. The combination of composition, nature and sunlight over your quilting results makes those photos special.

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  10. oh I love the colors! great quilting-as always :)

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  11. Wow, this quilt is so amazing.
    So fantastic quilting. And the pictures so beautiful.

    Greetings from Germany,
    Grit

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  12. you always have the most amazing photos...you use your environment so well...the quilting is as always stunning

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  13. Really pretty quilt, I love the splash of red that gives it that zing. Beautiful customer work, Kathy. Perfect!

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  14. WOW! The quilt is just gorgeous! You did a great job on the quilting! Love it!

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  15. Im a new follower from Pinterest. =)

    Your quilts are so pretty!

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  16. How did I miss this gorgeous quilt????? Your quilting is just stellar, Kathy!!!!!! Love those feathers!

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  17. Beautiful guilts. Love all of them.

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  18. wow, der ist zauberhaft. Gratulation.
    Liebe Grüße aus Germany Monika

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  19. Is this quilt BOM still available? If so where and how?

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  20. Where can I find the pattern for this wonderful quilt. Great wedding present for family members

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  21. I would also like to have the BOM kit. Is it available? Lone the colors too

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  22. has anyone had luck finding the pattern to this quilt? It is absolutely beautiful - from the piecing to the quilting - a true work of art!

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  23. working on finding the individual blocks...lots of sources and digging know the names of some others not so much. If you know the name of a block and want to collaborate. hit me up.
    I have found a few

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  24. made some progress on finding individual blocks last night and also making blocks to match with EQ7. Will let you all know when I get it done. Don't hold your breath might take a while. Wish I had better pics of the whole quilt. Hard to see the top blocks.

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  25. was able to make all but the top 3 blocks on this quilt in EQ7. will try these three but they are very difficult to see because of the angles of the full quilt pics. Trying my best. Made them all 12" with out tripple sashing. Anyone have any ideas what these three blocks are

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  26. I would just like to know how to do the sashing around the blocks, I've never seen that before!

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