Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Nancy's Fairy Quilt

This Fairy Quilt was so fun to work on.  Nancy started working on it with her niece, who during the process became ill and passed away.  Nancy finished it, and will be taking it to her niece's memorial service.  This was also Nancy's first time doing applique, and she definitely mastered it.

A shot of the whole quilt

 Border treatment.  I did minimal stitching in the printed Fairy border.  The fairies were too pretty to do much stitching over.




For the blocks, I kept the quilting fairly simple there too.  The piecing and colors made their own statement.

 The large center applique looked amazing with McTavish quilting. 


And a shot of the finished quilt.

I enjoyed working on this quilt because the fabrics were so unique, and the piecing was great.  I was honored to play a part in this special quilt.  Thank you Nancy.

Thanks to all of you for joining me, I appreciate your company.

Esther

9 comments:

  1. Beautiful quilting and I love your border treatment!

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  2. What a pretty quilt. Moving story. Special for you to be part of. Your quilting suits each section so well.

    Linda

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  3. Lovely quilting, and a moving story. You can tell you put your heart into your work.

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  4. What a sweet quilt even though it brought tears to my eyes!

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  5. Everyone that sees that beautiful quilt will be able to cherish both the niece and the special meaning of it.

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  6. So beautiful. I know it will be loved.

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  7. Lovely & as always your quilting perfectly complements the piece. Such a sad story, but what a treasure for Nancy!

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  8. Yes, tears for sure, but what a beautiful quilt Esther. It has come together perfectly! xo Pam

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