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Dina 10-26-2017 06:19 AM

a gentle quilt
 
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I had some fabric that I really liked, a periwinkle color with sweet daisies on it. I couldn't find any fabric I really liked it with, so I ended up just selecting white and a lighter lilac. I used the pattern Square within Square 2 from quilterscache.com. I ended up deciding the top was just a bit too dull, so I put a back on it that was a bit more interesting.

When it was all done, I decided I really like the front And the back. The colors photograph a bit off, but you can get the general idea. The periwinkle fabric is warmer than it looks.

Thanks for looking.

Dina

fred singer 10-26-2017 06:34 AM

really like your quilt

bearisgray 10-26-2017 06:52 AM

I like "gentle" quilts. Yours is very pretty. The backing fabric is perfect for it.

ptquilts 10-26-2017 06:52 AM

That is so pretty!! I see "Someone" has already claimed it!

annievee 10-26-2017 06:55 AM

Nice quilt--is that Texas bluebonnets ?

Libster 10-26-2017 06:55 AM

I love your gentle quilt. Both sides look great. Purples are my favorite colors. Well done.

QuiltnNan 10-26-2017 07:00 AM

very nicely done

elnan 10-26-2017 07:50 AM

Calming, beautiful colors. Love them.

RedGarnet222 10-26-2017 07:54 AM

Oh dear... How pretty, Dina.

Dina 10-26-2017 07:55 AM


Originally Posted by annievee (Post 7932210)
Nice quilt--is that Texas bluebonnets ?

No, those are small daisies. I would have liked bluebonnets too though. :)

Dina

paintmejudy 10-26-2017 08:08 AM

Very pretty quilt.

AngeliaNR 10-26-2017 09:57 AM

Lovely, soft quilt.

(Hi, Hot Rod!)

sewbizgirl 10-26-2017 10:20 AM

LOVE your floors!

leatheflea 10-26-2017 10:35 AM

Periwinkle is so hard to find and when you do it's always a little bit off from the other pieces in the stash. But you managed to pull it off, simple but cute, and your right that backing gave it just the right kick! Well done!

cathyvv 10-26-2017 10:40 AM

Lovely, relaxing quilt. The back is as pretty and relaxing as the front.

jokir44 10-26-2017 11:04 AM

Perfect backing for that quilt. The gentle quilts are the kind you can relax with and sleep under. I make bright quilts but not for my bed.

midwife 10-26-2017 11:25 AM

Nice quilt. Your quilt inspector is precious.

jlt37869 10-26-2017 01:18 PM

Very nice! And that cat!!!!!

Faintly Artistic 10-26-2017 01:22 PM

Love the back!

pewa88 10-26-2017 03:24 PM

Very pretty quilt and a beautiful quilt "inspector".

Doggramma 10-26-2017 03:54 PM

It's very pretty. And your quilting friend is adorable.

BrendaK 10-26-2017 04:16 PM

Love it. BrendaK

ArtsyOne 10-26-2017 04:40 PM

I like what you did with the color coordination a lot.

mucky 10-26-2017 04:41 PM

So pretty could Be reversible

JuneBillie 10-26-2017 04:46 PM

That is a very pretty quilt both front and back with a pretty kitty on it.

Dina 10-26-2017 06:53 PM

Thanks for the sweet words, everyone. My quilt inspector and I appreciate them. :)

Dina

Dina 10-26-2017 06:54 PM


Originally Posted by AngeliaNR (Post 7932340)
Lovely, soft quilt.

(Hi, Hot Rod!)

Hot Rod says "Hi" back, Angelia. He is always impressed that you remember his name. :)

Dina

zozee 10-26-2017 06:57 PM

That's so easy on the eyes. Periwinkle is my favorite color. But oh how hard to find. I think if I ever find the perfect periwinkle, I will buy many yards, even w/o a pattern in mind.

SusieQOH 10-26-2017 07:03 PM

Oh that's pretty! So is kitty :)

watson's mom 10-26-2017 07:24 PM

Very nice quilt and I like the colours. The quilt inspector ain't half bad either. LOL, he's very cute. Thank you for sharing.

Jingle 10-26-2017 07:41 PM

Very pretty quilt. Your colors are so soothing and calming.

Watson 10-27-2017 03:52 AM

Very pretty and it looks so nice and soft. Like you want to snuggle up under it.

Watson

twinkie 10-27-2017 04:51 AM

Love the layout.

MamaLinda 10-27-2017 05:22 AM

Very pretty. The quilt "holder" is sweet too.

Bug Lady 10-27-2017 06:08 AM

Love your quilt and your fur baby helper. Thanks for sharing.
Karen

Jane Quilter 10-27-2017 06:15 AM

So very lovely......nice combo

Clarice29 10-27-2017 06:33 AM

Perfect selections and a nice cat.

jmoore 10-27-2017 07:12 AM

Pretty quilt...very soothing colors and great pattern for your fabrics.

trolleystation 10-27-2017 08:33 AM

'Gentle' is a very good description.

Innov8R 10-27-2017 08:43 AM

I love the front and the back. Not everything has to be bold and flashy and your quilt proves it.


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