Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Wonderful Wednesday #3

Hello Everyone,

Welcome to Wonderful Wednesday #3!! This time I want to show you my friend Karen's quilt, (which is truly wonderful), that she brought over to me to do the quilting. No, it is not yet quilted. When it is, I will make sure I show it to you. I am thrilled with this quilt because it is one that I have actually been longing to do.

This serves as my inspiration for our ALL day sew-a-thon on Saturday, just Karen and I!! Yippee!! I am so excited. Anyway, check out this fabulous quilt...

Quilt skillfully made by my talented friend Karen.

All the swirls in the middle, purple, black and white are appliqued. So, of course in my version, I will be machine piecing! I will be using the templates from the Sue Ross BOM that I really never started... shhhhh don't tell anyone. So yes, I already have been giving this quilt (Karen's) some thought.

Karen used a mix of patterns from Piece O' Cake Designs to create this quilt.

The spikes are paper pieced from scraps. This I will do in the same manner. I will be using Karen K. Stone's book for this one. My friend Karen, did some gorgeous applique on the borders.


Mine will be minus the applique. I absolutely love applique, but it is something that I just don't have the time for right now. I hope that I will at some point in my life though. My border will be paper pieced as in Karen K. Stone's book. Love the look!

So yes, I will be starting a new project on Saturday with Karen and I am just way too excited!!

Something also to be excited about is that today is Wonderful Wednesday. You know what that means, something special in my shop is on SALE!! All patterns are 20% off!! Just use the code patterns20 at checkout to get the discount. Click here to look at all the glorious patterns.

Another thing to be excited about is my friend Pat Sloan! Well, her new rulers, but you should be excited about Pat too.


Anyway, stay tuned next week for a unique experience filled with recipes, fun stories, and wonderful rulers. But best of all one lucky person will walk away with a COMPLETE SET of Pat's new rulers. You heard that right a COMPLETE SET!!! How exciting is that??

There are several bloggers in on the hop, I am one of them. Later on this week, I will post the schedule. But Pat may have it posted today. So, stop by and say Hi to Pat and tell her I sent you.

Until Next Time...

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34 comments:

Janet said...

My heart is beating a bit faster here,what a gorgeous quilt and wonderful border treatment. I'm going to look forward to seeing it when you've done your quilting magic on it. I've always loved that pattern and mums the word on the Sue Ross bom which stalled for me too.

Becky said...

Oh my goodness, what a beautiful quilt. I'm seriously salivating over it! I love anything purple and those swirls are just to die for! Can't wait to see what you do with it.

Michele said...

The quilt Is beautiful.

Do you know if the templates for the swirly center block are available? I didn't sign up for the Sue Ross Bom but I do love that block.

hookinct said...

Karen is my friend too! I've watched this one since she started. I always love the colors she uses and your quilting. I can't wait to see it finished!

Cathy said...

Wow Jackie, Karen's quilt is A..MAZ..ING!!! I adore purple and black and all those swirls are incredible. Love it, have fun quilting it. xo

deborah said...

Incredible! That is one awesome quilt..it all comes together so beautifully..the colors, the piecing and the applique. It makes me smile to see this wonderful quilt! Can't wait to see it quilted..

Evelyn said...

Wow, that's a beautiful quilt! Good job, Karen! Can't wait to see pics of the whole thing after it's finished!

Stray Stitches said...

Karen's quilt is absolutely gorgeous! I look forward to seeing your quilting and to the quilt you will be creating!

Carla said...

This quilt top is just amazing! The colors and graphic on the fabric are fantastic! In the famous words of Wayne's World, 'I'm not worthy, I'm not worthy!".

Terriaw said...

Wow, this quilt is so amazing, I couldn't believe my eyes when I first saw it. Can't believe it's real! I am so impressed with all that detail in the appliques. Great colors too, which just make me happy. I just imagine how fab this will look after your quilting.

WoolenSails said...

That quilt is gorgeous and a lot of beautiful applique.
I applique at night while I watch tv and save machine sewing for the day. I can't wait to see how you quilt it.

Debbie

Helena said...

Real beauty!

badlandsquilts said...

That is just an absolutely gorgeous quilt...I don't know that I could ever comprehend making something like that - WOW!

Vicki W said...

That quilt is spectacular!

Jane's Fabrics and Quilts said...

That quilt is stunning!! I cannot wait to see what it looks like after your talented hands touch it! Now off to Pats!

Poppyprint said...

Oh my, that quilt is incredible and I'm sure your version will be, too. Have a great retreat!

belinda said...

Oh WOW.....this quilt is just TO DIE FOR....I can't stop looking at it.....HOW do you stand it??? Her eye for fabric/color placement is just superb!!!! I can just imagine how much better it is to see in real person!!
Good luck on your version!!!

Cathi said...

Wow! What an absolutely gorgeous quilt! I can't wait to see how it looks after you add the quilting.

RETRO-fabulous said...

Karen's quilt is INCREDIBLE!!! I can't wait to see what beautiful quilting you have in mind for it. LOVE the birds, the swirls and the stash spikes....oooh, and all the b&w prints, too!!! Talk about some serious eye candy.

Chris said...

What a fantastic quilt! Lucky you to be able to explore it closely as you quilt.

Selvage Quilter said...

Wowzers! That's a fantastic quilt. Does she live near us? I can't wait to see the quilting.
Karen

sewpam63 said...

What a FABULOUS Whirlygig quilt! Did Karen use the Piece O' Cake book/pattern to make this quilt? It is SEW FUN! ; ) I can hardly wait to see what quilting magic you will work, Jackie...?!

Diane J. Evans said...

I absolutely love this quilt! Please be sure to show it in its entirety when you've finished the quilting -- it truly is inspirational -- and the colors are right up my alley!

Diane

Marcia said...

Beautiful quilt -- lots of work and care - looking forward to the blog hop with Pat Sloan.

SewCalGal said...

What a show stopper quilt. Love it. I'm also looking forward to learning more about this new ruler.

SewCalGal
www.sewcalgal.blogspot.com

Hannele said...

The quilt is absolutely fabulous! Especially I love the swirl blocks, but applique - how on earth are they done?

Anonymous said...

Hi ladies!

Once again I am overwhelmed by all of the wonderful comments you are leaving regarding my quilt! It was a year in the making, but only because 'life got in the way'! Go figure!!! Anyway, the center design is from Piece O'Cake Designs and their book 'Quilts with a Spin' and the outside edge is from their 'Applique Outside the Lines' book. The whirlygig blocks are done by needleturn applique, as is all of the other applique. I am a fan of applique, what can I say???? Spikes were paperpieced and the blocks were machine stitched together. Can you tell I LOVE color?

Again, thank you all for your warm and wonderful comments - I know Jackie will make this quilt sing with her amazing quilting talent! I cannot wait to get it back.

Karen

dutch sisters said...

That quilt is absolutely gorgeous! Karen did a fantastic job! What a lot of fun it must be to quilt this beauty!

Ginger Patches said...

Wow! That is a gorgeous quilt!!! I really love those borders...wish I liked to do applique :)

Tine said...

It looks fantastic! Such a gorgeous quilt. I can't wait to see when you have quilted it - it'll be amazing!

Pat Sloan said...

Fab-U-Tastic quilt Karen!!!

And I can't wait for the HOP! Thank you for joining me!

Thimbleanna said...

WOW! Wow-oh-Wow. I may have to go get a paper bag to keep from hyperventilating. I LOVE that quilt. I've been wanting to do that swirly block for a long, long time. What a GORGEOUS quilt!!!

wishes, true and kind said...

Wow, that IS a wonderful quilt! I can't stop looking at it!!!

Nanette Merrill and daughters said...

Incredible. Spectacular. Unbelievable.

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