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Donna P 07-20-2011 04:47 PM

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I have been working on this since June 11th it's coming along but i'm doing it all by hand this time so it's going kinda slow.....This is my first one all by hand...what do you think? This is all I have so far, it's for a queen bed so I think I have much more to add yet.


Donna

Grandmothers Flower Garden

colleen53 07-20-2011 04:49 PM

it is beautiful.. i wish my wrist would let me do handwork.. its all i can do is to attach things to a quilt top..
can't wait to see this done.. take your time..it will all be worth it !

KatFish 07-20-2011 04:50 PM

You're doing a great job. I love the diamonds. I'll have to try than on my next one.

craftybear 07-20-2011 04:51 PM

looking good

aurora41 07-20-2011 04:53 PM

You are going fast. It looks really beautiful!

Mickey1 07-20-2011 04:54 PM

great work! I'm planning on doing one soon so I really enjoyed your post. Gives me courage to begin!

CAgirl1 07-20-2011 04:59 PM

Your quilt so far is simply amazing!! You have done quite a bit in just over a month.

bluteddi 07-20-2011 05:01 PM

I love it... all those white borders really make those diamonds pop..... slow and steady wins the race!!!! Great job...

Andii 07-20-2011 05:11 PM

It's beautiful, Donna. I am working on one by hand too and am enjoying it-it's easy piecing with the small size although I'm just doing individual flowers so far! I love the bright colors and the layout.

qbquilts 07-20-2011 05:12 PM

beautiful :-)

SandyinZ4 07-20-2011 05:13 PM

I love your diamonds. You are moving right along. My mom made a diamond one that I am copying but mine won't be done for another 10 years or more. Yours will be beautiful!

xsquilter 07-20-2011 05:16 PM

Great work! This is fantastic!
Maureen

Jingle 07-20-2011 05:19 PM

Beautiful, great job.

np3 07-20-2011 05:27 PM

Wonderful job!

tealfalcon 07-20-2011 05:27 PM

Wow thats awesome

grammajojo 07-20-2011 05:28 PM

Love the diamonds. Have never seen one like that.

GAgal 07-20-2011 05:29 PM

I think it is a lot of work! You are doing a beautiful job.

blueangel 07-20-2011 05:33 PM

Very pretty

debcavan 07-20-2011 05:35 PM

Wow you have a lot done so far. Will you hand quilt

Lucky Lady 07-20-2011 05:37 PM

That is very pretty. I started one with the intentions of doing a queen size quilt. My arm and shoulder started bothering me from doing it so much that I had to stop. So I had enough hexies done to make twelve rosettes (19 in each). I am machine appliqueing each flower to a 14 inch white on white square. I am doing quilt as you go so doing one block at a time. It will be big enough when I am finished to make a good size crib quilt.

Blessings!

jem 07-20-2011 05:43 PM

Nice job, I am also doing a 'grandmother's flower garden' by hand and it is taking me a very long time. A good traveling project.
Will post what i have done so far.

Chele 07-20-2011 05:53 PM

Are you kidding me? You must be the faster sewer in the land. Those babies take some time. They're gorgeous!

mollymct 07-20-2011 06:06 PM

Slow? I don't think so!! You're doing great! Beautiful!

emerald46 07-20-2011 06:08 PM

That is going to be one beautiful quilt.

sjscribe 07-20-2011 06:11 PM

Very nice. It's nice to see work that is being done hand.

QUILTNMO 07-20-2011 06:14 PM

its very pretty

Linda Star 07-20-2011 06:32 PM

It will be a gorgeous quilt. I can't imagine doing that all by hand. Good for you.

anothernancy 07-20-2011 06:45 PM

Love it! Amazed you have so much done already!!

karenm36 07-20-2011 06:48 PM

wow, I'm impressed with how quickly you're getting this done! And it's so beautiful...your piecing is great! Looking forward to seeing it when it's completed. It will be a treasure for sure.

Bonbonary 07-20-2011 07:22 PM

Keep up the good work. It's lookin' good!

Pam Perry 07-20-2011 07:25 PM

looks great nice work

grammy Dwynn 07-20-2011 07:26 PM


Originally Posted by grammajojo
Love the diamonds. Have never seen one like that.

:thumbup:
lalalalalalal, I'm trying not to listen to myself saying 'OH, I want to do one of those!' lalalalalala ;)

alikat110 07-20-2011 07:53 PM

Nice job

quilting cat 07-20-2011 08:00 PM

I think you are doing a beautiful job!

Quiltmaniac2010 07-20-2011 08:39 PM

Simply stunning! You have accomplished a lot in a month!

candlequilter 07-20-2011 11:21 PM

Diamonds are a nice take on this pattern - I really like it.

Thanks for sharing,
sherryl
candlequilter

piepatch 07-21-2011 03:06 AM

Very pretty, and what nice work!

thenonnielady 07-21-2011 03:18 AM

You completed lots in a short time.
Good Job.

CatherineM 07-21-2011 03:34 AM

Beautiful! Are you using the paper method?

pscott392 07-21-2011 03:40 AM

Stunning. Love the diamond layout. Can't wait to see the finished quilt.


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