04 July 2009

Quilt #3 is finished!!

I finished my quilt last night :) I could not be anymore happy with it. When I went to the fabric store with Adam yesterday, the woman behind the counter actually called other workers over to see it too!! I was trying to play it cool but I know I was blushing :) I also found out that it was wider than the fabric that I wanted for the backing so I decided to do a little bit of quilt work on the back too, just a strip. It's kind of hard to explain so I will let the pictures do the talking :) BTW-All of these pictures were taken before I ironed it so it looks pretty wrinkled in the picture :) Sorry!
So here is thebeautiful Amy Butler fabric that I chose for the back:

I used a lot of fabrics from this line on the quilt top but not this pattern so I thought it would be very complimentary :) The fabric was about 7 inches too short for the quilt and I didn't want to buy another yard so the lady told me that since I was being so "cool and funky" with my quilt, I should add a strip of fabrics from the front down the back....I was totally up for the challenge and here is the outcome:

I am not going to lie, I totally feel like a quilter with a back like that!! I think it is sooooo cool!!
And here are some pictures of the finished front all quilted together :)

My mom was the BEST quilt model :)
I am feeling so inspired now and can NOT wait to create a bunch of lovely things this weekend!! I have seen a lot of cool tutorials over at THE SPARK party this weekend and I will definitely be making all of them :) Be sure to check it out over there. I will be posting a give-a-way over there tomorrow!! It's a really good one!
I hope that everyone is out having a great July 4th. It has been raining all morning here unfortunately :(
Have fun, be safe, be sparkly, and leave me some comment love <3 I haven't had many lately...and it's no fun to blog without the comments :)
love you...


  1. wow! that turned out SO awesome. i love it!! great job =D

  2. Ahhhhhhhhhh, I want one!!

  3. oh wow! sooo pretty! you did such an amazing job!

    p.s. i'm totally emailing you.

  4. Great job being cool and funky babe!

  5. Wow, Janel!!! That is soooo beautiful!!!! I love it so much! Whoever it's for is totally blessed to have you to love them and make a quilt for them!!! Awesome job!!!!

  6. Wow!! Absolutely beautiful!!

  7. Beau-ti-ful...you are quite the "quilter queen bee!"

  8. That turned out absolutely beautiful. I think I want one. Maybe I will get some quilting how tos.


  9. I am SOO impressed! Great job........especially your creativity and that you are actually finishing your projects. I CANNOT wait to see them in person. Bring them with you!! Only 4 more days...YIPEE!


  10. Anonymous06 July, 2009

    Oh my goodness, this is AMAZING. I want one!!

  11. OMG i LOOOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE this quilt!!! SO fabulous! If you get all inspired you can totally make me one for my bday which is coming up soon - I so won't mind :) XOXO See you in ONE FREAKING DAY!!! WOOOOOOOOT WOOOOOOOT

  12. you are sooo amazing, crafty.


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