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« on: April 14, 2013 06:20:38 PM »

This is Plain Spoken from Modern Quilt Workshop (Ringle and Kerr). I don't generally quilt because I strongly prefer garment sewing.



There are about 20 solid colors - two of the oranges that I ordered were too bright and I left them out:


I don't have enough space to lay out the whole quilt in my apartment, sorry. Here is the whole thing, sort of:


It has wool batting and is entirely hand quilted (although not very well)


The quilting took four months. Not planning on doing that again!
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« Reply #1 on: April 14, 2013 06:23:13 PM »

oooooooh
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that is beautiful!

You hand quilted those circles??

Stunning!
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« Reply #2 on: April 14, 2013 06:43:09 PM »

WOW!! This is stunning. The colors are beautiful. I can't even believe you hand quilted that whole giant quilt!! You deserve a medal Smiley.
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« Reply #3 on: April 14, 2013 06:48:09 PM »

Hand quilted?!!! This rocks!
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« Reply #4 on: April 14, 2013 07:12:22 PM »

Well, I machine stitched the top, at least. For the quilting, the outer rings of the circles took about 1.5 hours per each whole ring. Although I am pretty good at garment sewing stitches, I just can't do the hand quilting stitch, so a lot of the quilting was done with stab stitching after I gave up on my mutilation of the quilting stitch  I'm afraid that parts of the backing will eventually require repair due to the terribleness of the quilting stitch attempts....
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« Reply #5 on: April 14, 2013 07:12:45 PM »

that looks lovely!  the colors make me think of fall.   Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: April 14, 2013 08:10:59 PM »

Beautiful fall like quilt. And you hand quilted it! That is so awesome.
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« Reply #7 on: April 14, 2013 08:37:48 PM »

Lovely work Ptarmic!!  Is there anything that you can't do?   Grin
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« Reply #8 on: April 14, 2013 09:37:56 PM »

Wonderful quilt - and yeah - the hand quilting is mind blowing!  Well done you!!!!
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« Reply #9 on: April 14, 2013 09:41:33 PM »

Looks amazing! Great job on the quilting. I have one of their books, they are great!
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« Reply #10 on: April 15, 2013 12:46:33 AM »

It is beautiful!
I love the colours and the quilting.
And even though you say its isn't, it looks very well made.
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« Reply #11 on: April 15, 2013 03:30:22 AM »

Your quilt is beautiful!  Your hand quilting is fine.  I can't do it the "right" way either, but two or three stitches at a time gets it done.  I bet you have another quilt in you.  <S> 
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« Reply #12 on: April 15, 2013 08:26:15 AM »

Gorgeous! I love the colors and the modern pattern!
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« Reply #13 on: April 15, 2013 12:26:15 PM »

It's a triple WOW.  I really like it.
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« Reply #14 on: April 17, 2013 04:07:39 AM »

This is beyond gorgeous! The colors and design work perfect together.  Smiley
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« Reply #15 on: April 17, 2013 08:10:04 AM »

WOW!  Just WOW.  I had to go back and look when I read you hand quilted it.  That is amazing.  Those circles are fantastic.  You did an amazing job with the whole thing.  Your patience and persistence is incredible.  I love everything about this quilt. 
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« Reply #16 on: April 18, 2013 04:36:29 PM »

Very impressed!!!
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« Reply #17 on: April 19, 2013 09:38:11 AM »

What a wonderful quilt.  Love the colours, and I'm in awe of all the work you must have put into this.
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« Reply #18 on: April 19, 2013 11:45:54 AM »

Stunning!

beautiful colors, modern, hand made...
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« Reply #19 on: April 19, 2013 03:06:59 PM »

It's so gorgeous!  I too, am stunned that you hand quilted those circles!! You are amazing!  *this rocks*
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« Reply #20 on: April 19, 2013 06:02:34 PM »

You've done a beautiful job. The colors are absolutely perfect, very fall looking. I love it. I'm so impressed. I hope to one day do something like that!
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« Reply #21 on: April 19, 2013 11:10:09 PM »

Beautiful colors! Amazing!
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« Reply #22 on: April 20, 2013 05:37:48 AM »

This quilt is beautiful!  Great job!  And kudos to you for hand quilting!  I love all the autumny colors!
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« Reply #23 on: April 23, 2013 04:28:03 AM »

Truly gorgeous.  The detailing looks like it took years instead of months - all those stitches in that lovely circular pattern.  Quilters are my heroes. 
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This is gorgeous! I love the colors.
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« Reply #25 on: May 18, 2013 07:22:51 AM »

Love it.  Definitely on my ever-growing "To Do" list.
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