Friday, 24 May 2013

dancing matryoshka



I finished my quilt for Cindy to display at a quilt festival next month.
The pattern is a smaller version of Dancing Daisies.

My photos were all bombed by my little girl, I think because she loves the quilt!





The fabrics are all from Fluffy Sheep Quilting:

Kona in Plum for the back and binding




Hand quilted using DMC perle cotton no.8

colours: 601, 740, 996



I loved the process of making this quilt and thanks to Cindy for trusting me to create something for her and for having such a great shop with beautiful, modern fabric.





oh and I just realised this is a check off my FAL list! yeah!
she can quilt
Linking up:
at Sew Hungry this week
and finish it up friday at Crazy Mom Quilts
**If you have any finishes next week be sure to come back here and link up because I'm hosting TGIFF and I have a very special finish to share with you (I hope!)**
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44 comments:

  1. it's gorgeous! I love the quilting!

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  2. That is really really cool! I adore Russian dolls and that fabric is awesome. I also love the pattern you've used - might just have to go on my to-do list, sigh!!

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  3. This is just so beautiful! What a wonderful finish!

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  4. Wow, well done! The hand quilting gives a great finishing touch, Lucy!

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  5. Oh, it's just fabulous! And that's the cutest photo bomber I've ever seen.

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  6. It's lovely Lucy! The hand stitching is perfect :)

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  7. That quilt is amazing! I love the fabric choices!

    -Kelly @ My Quilt Infatuation

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  8. Such a fantastic quilt. I love the hand quilting :-)

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  9. Gosh this is a lovely quilt! Beautiful fabric combo and that hand quilting is particularly fabulous!

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  10. it's gorgeous! Love the prints, the pattern and the hand quilting.

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  11. That's fab, I'm a sucker for a beautiful drunkards path! Love the random placing of the prints too, sometimes things can be too organised, it's free flowing and fun!

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  12. Gorgeous! The curvy pattern of the quilt works so well with the curvy Little Matryoshka print. I love the hand quilting!

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  13. Oh, wow! I love how this quilt turned out. The hand stitching was such a nice choice for finishing it.

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  14. love it and the little hands and feet too! Not surprised she is such a fan!

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  15. Turned out great! Love the chunky hand stitches and the little row of dolls on the backing.

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  16. What fab prints and a great layout, love it! And the handstitching is just perfect :o)

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  17. beautiful quilt and lovely hand quilting! x

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  18. beautiful quilt and lovely hand quilting! x

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  19. Oh that's just fab - the whole circle/flower thing and quilting is very cool.

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  20. This is such a beautiful quilt, Lucy. The pattern and fabrics are lovely and your hand quilting looks great. Cindy was very lucky to have you make it :)

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  21. So very pretty, Lucy! Love the fabric. But the hand quilting really makes my heart beat faster.

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  22. when I saw the first photo I thought, well that young joan has incredibly long arms. LOVE the quilt so pretty

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  23. Joan did a good job helping you! Really nice quilt and I like the hand quilting. Cindy will have a stunning quilt to showcase her fabric. Di x

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  24. Wonder if Cindy will notice if the wee one nabs it ;o)

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  25. I really enjoy how you let the linen just be a frame of sorts for the gorgeous fabric. Simple and quite the statement! Love it!

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  26. I love it. It's just beautiful
    Kathy
    kfreddss@yahoo.com

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  27. this quilt is so pretty - and I love that your daughter worked her way into the pictures :)

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  28. So sweet. The hand quilting and perfect curves! awesome. I will have to finish something so I can link up with you next Friday. Thanks for linking up to TGIFF with me :)

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  29. Gorgeous! Love the fabric, the pattern, the quilting, and especially the photo bomber!

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  30. Perfect. I'm glad our quilts will get to together with Cjndy even if we can't be there!

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  31. Very cute and adorable!

    Esther
    ipatchandquilt dot wordpress dot com
    esthersipatchandquilt at yahoo dot com

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  32. You are on fire Lucy! Finishes, and blogging daily. Well done on your productivity and getting some mojo going. Cute photo bombing. How old is your little girl? I didn't know you had red heads. My brother is a proper orange as orange red head, a unique species here in Australia, and never seen before in our family. Weird how recessive genes meet up after about five generations. Now I always notice red heads!

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  33. Oh, Lucy, it's simply wonderful. You're so right that hand quilting was the way to go. It's a gorgeous quilt. Thank you for putting such time and effort into creating something beautiful. xx

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  34. Absolutely lovely. Seriously--I'm in LOVE with this one!!

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  35. What a happy quilt! I love the curves with the matryoshka's. A perfect fit!

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  36. Gorgeous, love the subtle colours and hand quilting.

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