Tuesday, August 20, 2013

More Floral Fantasy Pictures

I have more beautiful flowers blooming on this raffle quilt that I'd like to show.  I must tell you all that I did not make this quilt, but had a hand in putting it together and binding it.  A few people complimented me on the quilting too -- if only that were true.  The quilt was custom quilted by Rosemary Cushman, one of our A-Team members.  Individual blocks were done by many of us on the team; and we had sew days to assemble it into a flimsy in our own setting design.  We also chose the name from suggestions the group made.  "Floral Fantasy" received the most votes.


Notice the 2 color reverse applique of the split buds at the top of this flower

Great ruching on this one

Baby yo yos for the centers



More yo yos turned into 4 petal flowers
I hope I am not boring you with all these individual pictures, but I'm so proud of this group effort I just can't resist.



6 comments:

  1. I simply wish all of your readers could see this quilt in person! It is beyond amazing!

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  2. Oh, my goodness! those flowers are just great. I love seeing them.
    The quilting is so great too. I think Rosemary has done some quilts of some of my friends down here in NC.

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  3. Definitely not bored! These are beautiful. Such great appliqué workmanship, enhanced by well-executed, appropriate quilting. You have every right to be proud of this group effort. Hope you get to enter it in a show or two and win some awards before it's raffled off. The Des Moines Area Quilters' Guild does this every year. Their quilt always wins a blue ribbon at the Iowa State Fair before it's raffled - given away along with the ribbon.

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  4. Are you kidding?! Each block is simply stunning and I am in awe of every detail! What an absolutely stunning treasure!

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  5. Forwarding this post's URL to some area friends so they can enjoy the up close and personal time with this pretty quilt. And the quilting is magnificent!

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