Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Feathers Anyone?


This amazing quilt called "Fresh Cut Flowers" was pieced by Virginia Affleck. Amazing, simply amazing. I was totally nervous to quilt this quilt because she only spent like 400 hours piecing this thing. Wow, a lot of work.


I just had fun with feathering on this quilt, this quilt needed something beautiful and flowwy, feathers are perfect for that.


I used silver Highlight thread from Superior Threads for the background feathers and silver metallic thread for the flowers.




Well, pictures never give the quilts justice, but you get the idea. It took me 25 hours to quilt this one and so for one quilt a grand total of 425 hours of work, I am just glad I had the 25 hours, 400 hours takes a lot of patience and I am not there yet!

26 comments:

Nedra said...

I remember when Ginny was making that quilt block by block. You have done a wonderful job quilting it. It's even more beautiful now.

zarina said...

The quilt looks like stained glass. Beautifully pieced and quilted. I don't mind handing over my quilt for you to do your magic.

Julia said...

it's beautiful...you did a great job on the quilting.
A beautiful finish to a beautiful quilt!
Julia ♥

Barb said...

You are right, that is totally amazing!!! What an awesome job you did!!

QuiltSue said...

The quilting you did is just incredible. I loved it.

onlymehere said...

Absolutely stunning! I can't imagine the time this took. Amazing work.

PattiCakes said...

You keep getting better and better!!!! I am posting a link on my blog so others can enjoy Green Fairy magic and delight in your this marvelous work of art.

Kaye said...

WOW, your Quilting is the perfect finish for a beautiful Quilt. Did she design it?

Needled Mom said...

It is unbelievable, Judi, and your quilting really shows it off. Great job.

That Girl said...

Wow, your quilting makes this quilt even more beautiful! Well done!

Jennifer :)

Wendy said...

That quilt is Beautiful!
And your quilting only *enhances* it!!! You do such beautiful work Judi! I love it!!!
=-)

Quilt Hollow said...

You show off your quilt anytime! I love it!!

Carin said...

Amazing! You are both very talented!

SewCalGal said...

Absolutely beautiful quilt. Great design, great fabrics, great colors and GREAT quilting. You did a fantastic job and the quilting just really makes the designs in this quilt pop. Love it.

Thanks for sharing.

SewCalGal
www.sewcalgal.blogspot.com

Dawn said...

It is stunning!

jabeybaby said...

That quilt is amazing and the quilting is just beautiful!

Meg said...

OMG Judi, what a great job you did! It's a fabulous design (I love the way it reads), and your quilting didn't let it down one bit--amazing!

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

Beautiful!

Mary on Lake Pulaski said...

Twenty-five hours takes a LOT of patience too! Awesome quilting.

quiltmom said...

Gorgeous Quilt, Judy and really lovely quilting to accentuate your client's piecing.
Thanks for sharing it - Isn't it amazing the time one can spend on creating a beautiful piece of art- it is indeed time well spent.
Warmest regards,
Anna

Kim D. said...

Wow, that's a gorgeous quilt and your work is fantastic. Be proud and give yourself a pat on the back. She's going to love it. Thanks for sharing..

Cora said...

The flowers on this one are beautiful. Nice quilting job!

Leah/ Texas/ United States said...

how gorgeous!!

quilts said...

Judi
Awesome! The quilt is so beautiful. The quilting is frosting on the wonderful cake! It was fun meeting and visiting with you on Thursday night. you are truly an artist! Claudia

Vesuviusmama said...

Oh my, that is simply gorgeous, and you did a fantastic job with it.

blog da Ione said...

Maravilhoso!!!!

Ione - Brasil