tn_FreeVintageImagesofChristmasClipArt39_jpgDone with another one!  The signature quilt is now finished other than making a label for it.  I will get it sent off to my niece after the new year.

The only other  piece I would like to get finished before the end of the year is the table runner that I have been working on.  It is almost finished.  I have a little more quilting to do and then the binding.  After the binding is done then I will see if I want to add any other little bits of quilting to it before I consider it done.

The Signature Wedding Quilt, measures 58 x 72 inches I think.  I measured it the other day when I cut the binding and now I have already forgotten what it was!  There was a little shrinkage when I got it wet.  I didn’t wash it with soap – I only put it through a rinse and spin cycle to get the blue pen color out of the quilt.  Then I put it in the dryer.  I’m happy to report I had no fading and no colors ran!  I did do sample checks before I started making the quilt of course and was happy with the way it went.


The photo panel.  The wedding was in the fall and she wanted fall colors so I appliqued some leaves on it too to go with the fall theme colors.


One of their engagement photos.


The backing.  With mostly straight line quilting this one did not take a super long time to do once it got on the frame and would have been done several months ago if we hadn’t been on the road in September and October traveling.  It went on the frame in early August.  It took about 55 hours of quilting in between working on other projects.


14 Responses to “Another Finish”

  1. It’s beautiful! What a special quilt!
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  2. Very lovely. Seems like it went fairly quick which is amazing to me.
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  3. A great finish! I’m sure your niece and husband will treasure it.
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  4. What a lovely keepsake. They will treasure it, I’m sure. And doesn’t it feel good to finish!?!

  5. Very nicely done Karen! This is the best signature quilt I’ve ever seen!
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  6. Oh Karen. I think it is fabulous. I so regret no making one for my son. I love how you added the leaf applique and the vines.
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  7. Congrats on the finish! It’s beautiful and I’m sure it will be treasured forever! Love the autumn colors.
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  8. Beautiful just Beautiful

  9. You’ve really been working on this one for a long time.
    Congratulations on a finish.

  10. The most beautiful signature quilt I’ve seen!

  11. You’ve done such a wonderful job with this quilt – it’s fabulous!
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  12. It turned out beautiful! What a special gift…she will treasure it!!
    an heirloom to be sure
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  13. The quilt turned out wonderfully! Great colors, and I love what you did with the applique.
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  14. Oh Karen, What a fantastic quilt. They will love it!
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