Saturday, April 6, 2019

Creamsicle Quilt


Shelly made this delicious quilt called Creamsicle, makes me think of hot summer day by the lake!  The pattern is in the book Simple Color - Orange by Vanessa Christenson.  Shelly is on a mission to use up her stash one colour at a time and this is the perfect pattern for orange.


 She asked for simple custom quilting and really wanted it quilted like it was in the book. I tried to convince her to let me quilt few feathers on there but nope, she is a modern gal so I did my best to make sure she was going to love it!  I made a few changes to the quilting in the books sample to add my own touch to it!


Here is a picture of the books version below. I changed out the cross hatching to echo quilting and added a double line in the petal.  




There are a lot of stops and starts to this style of quilting but so worth it!  I used off white So Fine thread and the QP Curve 20" template for the curved quilting.




I really want to make an orange quilt now, how about you?



9 comments:

  1. You truly worked your magic on this beautiful orange eye candy!

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  2. This is just stunning! What a gorgeous quilt! This will be enjoyed by many generations, a true heirloom! Congrats to you both for your beautiful work!

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  3. stunning, where can i find the pattern? i've looked on google for the book you mentioned but can't find it anywhere!!! thanks,

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    1. https://www.amazon.ca/Simply-Color-Orange-Crayon-Quilters/dp/1940655099

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  4. Amazing quilting on your part.
    To Shelly ... immaculate piecing.
    Working together made for one spectacular quilt!!
    Kind of makes it feel like spring has sprung, doesn't it? :)

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  5. This is just beautiful--both the quilt itself and your quilting. Amazing job! I dont know if I would be able to give it back to the owner. lol

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  6. Really amazing! I love creamsicles!

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