January 28, 2013

Susan: Now a Final Reveal

I have to sew this border on, and will update this post later today when I do. Here are some close-ups you haven't seen:
FFB4_seams 12-14
FFB4_seams15-17
FFB4_bfly
 

Here's the final picture of the top, completed! 


I'll talk about my 2013 project next weekend. It's totally different, and has very different goals from this year's. I printed out the silkies this morning, and I'm very excited to get started on it, though I'm starting a month behind. That's okay. I'll catch up more easily with 6" blocks!

13 comments:

Judy S. said...

Fabulous stitching, Susan! Love that umbrella and the other embellishments near it. Your feather stitch is always beautiful!

Suztats said...

Your stitching is so dainty and pretty! I love the colour choices, too, and look forward to the final reveal, and to the 2013 project.

Debra Spincic said...

What a finely stitched leaf section!

6" blocks? You could do those in your sleep!!

Carol Neale-Broughton said...

Lovely delicate stitching, like how you've decorated the lace and your little umbrella would surely be a must have item for SBS.

ladyhawthorne said...

My favorite is the lace with the little crosses and the umbrella and the butterfly and.........

cq4fun said...

Thank you all! I had a great time with this border, and I'm feeling just the *slightest* bit of finish-let down. =) Next month, I'll do the backing and plan to use button trails at intersections to stabilize it, but my goal for this month is reached!

It's hard to get a good picture of the whole thing, so I took pictures of it by quarters, and I'll post those on the cq4fun blog in a little while, after I eat some lunch.

Debra Spincic said...

I went in and enlarged your photo. We don't want to miss anything!

Feels good to have reached your goal, I bet! Lovely work from such a talented stitcher!!

Renata's arts and crafts said...

Love your color palette is very soft and girly.very very nice

Pat in KS said...

Oh Susan, like I said before it's beautiful!!!! Your work is outstanding!
Anxiously waiting to see what you do next.

Cy said...

I am gobsmacked with what you have achieved on this quilt. 2012 was a very good vintage according to this fabulous work.
I anticipate another great project and another great year from you Susan. I look forward to hearing all about your next project.

CarolynnS said...

What lovely colors! What a pleasing design! Beautiful stitching! What an accomplishment! And those borders!! Talk about going above and beyond!! Just a lovely, lovely piece!

desertskyquilts said...

Thank you all for your kind comments. I feel almost as if I've lost speed now. I need to get moving on my new blocks, but I did nothing but make them! Next week I will stitch. Really. I will!

Barbara C said...

Beautiful work Susan. Your stitching is so precise and delicate. Your quilt is just lovely.