Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Wallpapered Goodness finished

Here it is...all finished, yay!

This quilt was so quick and easy to make. For the quilting I decided to do a swirly freemotion movement on the larger strips, and a straight line freemotion quilting on the thin strips. The photo might describe it better than my words?!

I used Brandon Mably's Brown Dapple to bind it, which I think frames it beautifully.

Don't you love the back of it, just looking like a big patch of cabbages with roses thrown in!!! (you can probably tell from my blog name that I love cabbages....especially Kaffe's glorious, luxurious artworks...and as for his roses, Yum!!!). I didn't get the orange and brown stripe entirely straight on the back, oh well, I won't tell if you don't!

I'm really going to enjoy looking at this one thrown over the back of my lounge. It has been fun to use up some of the large florals from Kaffe, Philip Jacobs and Brandon that have been in my stash....didn't put much of a dent in it though!

23 comments:

Andi said...

Absolutely stunning.
The fabrics, the quilting, everything!!!!
Andi :-)

jean said...

kathy
I just love love love it , the fabric you have used is stunning. you have got me loving cabbages now.
I love the quirkyness of your back, don't worry that it is not straight, in a 100 years time someone will try to emulate that lol
Jean

Jackie said...

This really is my kind of quilt, bright and cheerful. Plus the fabrics are just to die for. Great job!

Janet said...

Oh that's an excellent quilt and it shows all the fabrics. I love the cabbages and roses too. The binding is just great.

clare's craftroom said...

That is beautiful ,I'd like to see it on the back of my lounge too !

Anne said...

That quilt is so beautiful! It is the kind that would make you happy to just see it! I love the assortment of fabrics that you put together.

RED PEPPER QUILTS said...

What a beautiful quilt - I love the colors and the simple design! I also love the quilting! Sounds like you have a lot of Kaffe fabrics. Luckily there is no such thing as too much fabric!

Rita

Maree said...

It's Gorgeou Cathy...love the Fabrics...Great Quilting too...
cheers

Nedra said...

All of your fabrics play so well together!

amy said...

It turned out beautifully, Cathy! I adore the bed of cabbages on the back--really uses that fabric to good effect!! I've only been cutting it up in chunks but now need to find a way to show a LARGE EXPANSE of it. :-)

Bunny said...

It is really beautiful love all those colours together. Love the quilting too. Pat yourself on the back. Love it.

Joanna said...

That is just GOEGEOUS!!!! I can just see it draped over my red leather couch!! I think I need to make myself one:) I love the cabbages too, and Brandon's fabric is perfect for the binding. Fantastic job!!!

cathleen said...

Incrediably beautiful. I LOVE the fabrics so very much. You did a wonderful job. You have every reason to be proud of your creation. So inspiring!!!

imquilternity said...

It's really gorgeous and I love the quilting you did! Just looking at it makes me want to cuddle right up in it! Need my address? :))

Janet said...

A picture is worth a thousand words. The quilting really adds to a fabulous collection of fabrics. Love the back as much as the front.

Lizzie said...

Sunshine on a cloudy day, fabulous colours Cathy.
Big hugs, lizzie

Bronwyn said...

Well Done Cathy! did you piece the strips or cut lengthwise down the yardage? Love the quilting too!

Rafael's Mum said...

I really love this quilt ! makes me want to order immediately and make it too ! also love the retro one. I have bookmarked your site. must look at more of your delicious quilts!

Kim said...

Bravo! I love it!!!!! A vivid *PUNCH* of color! Gotta love that! :o)

The Rabbit Factory said...

Simple but beautiful!

Christy said...

Gorgeous! I love the fabrics and the quilting. It looks so snuggly too.

Dutch Jo said...

Oh my........this quilt is adorable! Love the gypsy chique fabrics you used. I'm an absolute beginner when it comes to quilting and sewing but I do hope I will be able to make a quilt like this in the near future!

Joanne,
the Netherlands

Jenny said...

whoa...simply yet simply wonderful. this is a great idea and great way to show off these fab fabrics.