Saturday, August 01, 2009

A Year's Worth of Quilt

I am happy to report that I finished my quilt this week (the one I've been working on for close to a year)! There hasn't been much quilting content to post on the blog, as I've just been piecing and quilting and I live in an apartment with cave-like lighting--so photography of large projects is often not worthwhile.

I used the Moda U pattern for Chelsea's Boutique because it was love at first sight. I used stash fabric rather than the Chelsea's Boutique fabric and this is my first stash quilt! And it's all mine. :)


We'll be moving next Thursday a few miles down the road. I am so excited because I will have a sewing room with a sky light! I keep dreaming about the space I will have for all of my quilting supplies. Sigh. :)

I've decided to name the quilt "Miss Marple" in honor of the pleasant hours I spent watching her solve mysteries while I worked on my quilt. Very enjoyable!

Now I must get back to packing. Have a nice weekend!

17 comments:

broderie said...

congratulations on finishing your quilt, it is much more fun to start something, but very satisfying to finish! Good luck with the moving and the sewing room sounds great.

Vicki W said...

Very pretty!

Cynthia said...

I love it! I love the colors! Everything about it!!!

La Mañosa said...

Thank you all so much!

Michael5000 said...

1. Oooh, sharp!

2. Sewing room with a skyline = much awesomeness. Congrats!

Anonymous said...

Just beautiful - michelleinseattle

La Mañosa said...

Thank you! I'm really looking forward to using it. :)

Irma said...

Hi! Thanks for visiting my blog and leaving a comment. I'm glad you did, because now I have found your lovely blog too and will visit often. Your quilt is marvelous! I attempted quilting in the past and found it very enjoyable too.

Annika said...

So lovely!

Sarah said...

That's gorgeous, and I love that you named it for Miss Marple! Good luck with the move and congrats on the sewing room!

Ginger Patches said...

Good job on your finish! I love that pattern and have had it on my to do list for some time now. Love your colors.

Karen said...

A wonderful quilt and I like what you named it. :)

La Mañosa said...

Thank you, Annika & Sarah! I am so happy to be moved now and there have even been a few chilly evenings when I have been able to enjoy keeping warm under the quilt.

Ginger Patches & Karen, thank you, as well! The pattern was really simple to follow and I am happy to be admiring the fabrics (much better than when I had them stuffed away in a drawer!) It just reminds me that I shouldn't be afraid to cut into fabric. :)

Octopus Knits said...

Gorgeous quilt! Hope the move went smoothly :)

AlessandraLace said...

W O W!!!!comgratulations.I love it!!!hugs

Solstitches said...

What a beautiful quilt and how fun that you named it after Miss Marple :)
I hope you are enjoying your new home especially that wonderful sewing room with plenty of light.

Shevvy said...

This is a lovely quilt, hope you are getting lots of pleasure from it, as well as Miss Marple.