Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Olive and Wine Quilt!

Another project which has moved from the 'to-do' to the 'finished' list!


I have always had a soft spot for this quilt and it is lovely to have it quilted...

I designed this one myself, primarily to best use the pansy fabric which had a 

fine stripe running through it, making it (sort of) directional...

And I have always loved the look of a simple nine patch!

Set on point, this time...

This quilt is the biggest I ever attempted to quilt myself!

What was I thinking?

 (It won't be winning any quilting awards!)

But I have now given myself permission to start something new!

What will I make?

Happy sewing!



  1. Good morning Suz,
    I adore this quilt. The pansy fabric is to die for and there are so many other elements which I find so appealing. I agree you can go past a simple 9 patch.

  2. A finish is always great, and this is lovely too - bonus!

  3. G'day Suz ~
    I love the color choices & fabrics you are using in this quilt. I wish I could sew like you gals.

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  4. Oh Susan I love it! I, too, find the simple 9 patch a wonderful little block. This is such a cozy quilt and the pansy fabric is sweet. Glad you finished it...that must feel great! I can't wait to see what you choose to do next!

  5. Well done Suz, and good on you for quilting it yourself. It's a lovely quilt and a great way to show off the pretty fabrics. Looking forward to seeing what's next on your project list.

  6. Suz, It's beautiful!! Congratulations on quilting it yourself. You win the Rachaeldaisy award for the most excellent quilting of the day!! So now it's an award winning quilt!! I wonder what you'll start next.. Something with those scraps you showed us the other day?

  7. It wins lots of awards with me! Love the fabrics and those colors together! Great finish!

  8. Oh Suz, that is GORGEOUS!!!! I Love the combination of and placement of fabrics within that quilt! Congratulations on the quilting!!!

  9. I love this quilt. Little squares look so nice and quilty :) The colours are beautiful.


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