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My Dear Jane- Chocolate Jane is finished!

My Dear Jane- Chocolate Jane is finished!

Old 02-19-2011, 06:39 PM
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Here is the quilt that I finally finished. I started with the group here on the board in Jan. 2010 to make the quilt based on Jane Stickle's quilt. She made hers in 1863. I decided to use a dark background rather than the cream and to update the colors. As I worked on it, Lacelady mentioned that she was going to use a solid color for her triangles that went between the pieced triangles. This would make the pieced triangles stand out more. I liked the idea (so I stole it from her), but I then decided to try some trapunto in them as well.

Without the group on this board...I wouldn't have undertaken this project, but thanks to the group...I have a finished quilt! I learned a ton making it too! Thank you, thank you to the DJ ladies..you know who you are...!

Here is the finished product..all the blocks (the center and the tris) are hand quilted. I then did machine quilting in the ditches of the sashing/cornerstones. The trapunto and pebbling were done by machine..my regular domestic Bernina.
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Old 02-19-2011, 06:40 PM
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That is pretty incredible. Wow!
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Old 02-19-2011, 06:41 PM
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Awesome beautiful!
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Old 02-19-2011, 06:42 PM
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WOWOWOWOW :) that's an HEIRLOOM for sure - get it insured!
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Patty that is breath taking!!!!!!!!!!!!!

you still have my addy don't you??????? LOL
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That is absolutly beautiful, seen one at a quilt show once and was amazed, but I LOVE the dark background makes it all just pop. :thumbup: :thumbup:
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Wow it is beautiful. Love the chocolate. I'm amazed it only took a year :-)
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It is very, very beautiful.

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That takes my breath away. It is absolutely gorgeous. What a feeling of satisfaction you must have to have completed this huge project.
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Oh man that is so gorgeous. You are one talented lady.
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