Friday, 1 June 2012

A Fairytale Ending

'Fussy Fairytales' Quilt Pattern available as a downloadable pdf from Kate Conklin Designs
I started the quilting of 'Fussy Fairytales' on the 2nd day of the month and finished it on the 2nd last day of the month. That's a nice set of book ends right there.
'Far Far Away 2 & 3' fabric in cotton/linen blend by Heather Ross
Although the hand-quilting with DMC thread has been time consuming I have been able to develop hand-my sewing skills and fall in love with the results.
So here is the end of the Fairytale.
Just to acknowledge again that the piecing for this quilt was all done by my mum, Audrey McLeod. I only did the 'Snow White' block on the back.


Although our frames are floating, Kate Conklin has a tutorial on how to make the 'Fussy Framed blocks'


I am linking up with...






                           
                                                                There and Back
Local Honey Crafts

33 comments:

  1. Oh Fiona this is so stunning! Just beautiful. I hope you popped a label on it as it's definitely an heirloom quilt!

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    1. ooo not yet. One of the front seams has popped out of the binding and so I need to re-sew it as well.

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  2. Ooh I love it! Send it to me! You should really try some Aurifil lana - it goes through soooo beautfully after DMC!!!

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  3. It's so beautiful Fiona. I love it. Job well done :)

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  4. And they lived happily ever after....

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  5. Don't we just love the Happy Ends! Great job!

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  6. It's beautiful Fiona! Well done :)

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  7. That is a beautiful finish. Congratulations.

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  8. Absolutely gorgeous! It is one of my favorite quilts ever! I love the fairy tale theme!

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  9. Oh my! Oh my! What a stunner!!!!

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  10. another beautiful quilt! I'm a hand quilter and always love to see people going for it. Looks great.

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  11. Oh wow, this is gorgeous, Fiona! I love your design and fabric choices and the hand stitching gives it the perfect touch.

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    1. Ah the pattern design is by Kate Conklin Designs and available as a pdf download.

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  12. That is absolutely gorgeous.

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  13. I want that quilt! OK I'm kidding *Ahem you best watch that quilts back!*
    The hand stitching looks great. I'm sure now you'll take a much deserved rest =D

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  14. So glad you linked this one up too! It's such a beauty!

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  15. Wow it looks so beautiful!! What a great finish.

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  16. It looks gorgeous! You've done a wonderful job with the hand quilting!

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  17. I love this quilt pattern!!! I have the fabrics and just need a little girl to make it for! : ) Yours turned out beautifully! Lily.

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  18. Gorgeous - love all of the fussy cut prints and your handstitching!

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  19. I fall in love with this line all over again, every time I see it!

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  20. Beautiful quilt and a wonderful way to showcase those stellar fabrics!

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  21. Oh love it! Really, really gorgeous!

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  22. The floating blocks of the border with the hand stitching is such a nice touch. Very Pretty finish.

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  23. Fiona, your quilt is lovely---everything about it---the colors, the arrangement, your charming hand quilted finish, the border. . .. How wonderful!

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  24. Gorgeous quilt, and a finalist in the contest, I see! Good luck.

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  25. Such a beautiful quilt! And congrats on your win at Kelby Sews.

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  26. Such a cute quilt! Thanks for all of the close-up/detail photos. It was so fun to look at. I love the colors, especially the matching thread for the hand quilting around the blocks. You did a really beautiful job with this. Congrats on an awesome finish and thank you for linking up!

    xo -E

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  27. Fiona, I just saw your quilt through Local Honey Crafts UFO finish link-up. I am so impressed...I have never seen such a unique quilt and it has such intricate work....love the way the frames are around the fussy cuts...each block has it's own story. And it is doubly wonderful because it was made by both you and your Mom! Well done.

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