Saturday, 14 March 2015

babe Evie's quilt {a finish}





a few of my favorites close up...






and on the back...
                                                           











a few quilt details: 
I chose from a selection of old tablecloths, tea tray sets & doilies from my mum & Mr D's mum. Once Aunty Freda saw what I was making she wanted to add a couple too! We spent a lovely afternoon together going through all her own special collection. 
Embroidery rectangles cut at 10 1/2" x 9 1/2 " 
Log Cabin strips from Old New Fabric Collection by Lecien, cut 2" wide.
See here for more quilty details & here about my inspiration for this
Custom quilted by Carol Fearon
Binding: an old Kaffe F. stripe
Backing: a selection of leftover vintage sheets
Single bed size quilt for babe Evie 





4 comments:

  1. It is always hard to make that first cut in vintage linens, but so nice to see them used. What a pretty quilt.

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    1. Thank you! Yes, I think A. Freda was a bit shocked that I was actually going to cut them up! Will take the finished quilt out to show her this week.

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  2. Oh yes, I imagine I couldn't easily cut into the vintage linens, but it is great to see them being used. What a special quilt :-)

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