Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Ebony and Ivory

This quilt is made with another pattern from my friend, Marilee.  As her pattern testers, it was our class project in 2013. I finished piecing this on November 27, 2013, so it didn't marinade in the to-be-quilted cabinet as long as some have.

Her original pattern has embroidered flowers in the alternate blocks where I have the toile scenery fabric. Had I done the embroidery, i might STILL be working on it. haha

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It is 74" square.

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I did a LOT of ruler work....there is SID around every block

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It came off the frame once so i could work on other things.

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All these fabrics came from the same fabric line except the little scenery squares. On one of the selvages that i still have, it says The Cumberland Collection.

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But, the real time came in quilting the border

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I took it off the frame and turned it to do the opposite borders. 

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The back is a mottled gray. I used this fabric for the binding also.

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Wish i had used black for the thread on the back, it would have shown up better.

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Threads were Glide Silver for the top and Bottom Line Ivory for the bobbin.

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This was a fun quilt, but i am happy to be finished with it.

2 comments:

allenquilts said...

Great finish, Shirley!

Vicki W said...

Love that border!

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