quickly quilty

16 Oct

i sent this quilt to the lovely amanda from the adorably named mand-a-lin (her blog & flickr stream
) through the doll quilt swap. this round was #7.

i had a ton of fun making something for someone else fusing their tastes with mine. she requested bright colors, so i gave her bright patterns improvisational pieced and surrounded by grey. i did machine stippling for the quilting, which i’m really enjoying and getting better at every time. one of these days, i’ll be brave enough to try pebbles.

i also sent her some scraps from the materials i used and some others because she mentioned in my flickr photo comments that she was going to try some wonky fat quarters like the 3rd installment of the old red barn quilt-a-long.she’s already used some of the fabrics to make those squares. very nice work, i might add.

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dqs7 back w/label

dqs7 photobombed by lightsaber

when you make a doll quilt for a dqs, the person receiving the quilt from you has no idea that you are making it for them. turns out amanda had added my quilt as a favorite before she received it, so i knew it was going to someone who would love it.

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11 Responses to “quickly quilty”

  1. Casey January 4, 2010 at 11:55 pm #

    A very beautiful quilt.

  2. Anne November 5, 2009 at 7:31 am #

    That is adorable!

  3. Diane October 29, 2009 at 10:29 am #

    I love this little guy! The owl is so cute and the backing is so interesting with that angle. Love it!

  4. Rene' October 29, 2009 at 9:44 am #

    Making my way slowly through the festival. I love your doll quilt. I think the swaps seem like a lot of fun. Thanks for sharing.

  5. Carolyn October 18, 2009 at 9:30 pm #

    What a sweet quilt! I love owls. Great work!

  6. Leslie October 18, 2009 at 9:29 pm #

    this is so fun and cute…great job

  7. amylouwho October 17, 2009 at 12:03 pm #

    That is so cute! I love the bright colors with the gray. AND i ♥ all the feet in the last picture!

  8. Zonnah October 16, 2009 at 6:06 pm #

    I really like the back!

  9. Marika October 16, 2009 at 4:23 pm #

    The qult is very beautiful.

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