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maryb119 11-06-2021 06:15 PM

New quilt for me!!!
 
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I decided to make a new quilt for me! I have been collecting fabrics for a long time to get just the right colors. Then I found the background fabric and it all came together, I have enough fat quarters for 2 quilts after I got done collecting and sorting them LOL. The name of the pattern is Emily's Wedding Quilt by Liz Porter. It is huge measuring 115 X 115 inches. It was challenging an fun. I am happy with the way it turned out. My hubby held it for the picture and apologizes for his short 'wing span' but you can get the idea.

Barb in Louisiana 11-06-2021 06:35 PM

That turned out really pretty. Your collection of colors was just perfect!

EmiliasNana 11-06-2021 07:49 PM

WOW that turned out gorgeous. Take a bow for a grand accomplishment.

alaskasunshine 11-06-2021 07:53 PM

Ohhhh thats so lovely! Please show us when you have it quilted! And that sure is huge!!!

Tartan 11-06-2021 08:25 PM

Lovely quilt!

sewbizgirl 11-06-2021 08:48 PM

Your quilt is so beautiful, Mary! I admire your courage to tackle one that big.

I was just thinking about you the other day as I looked at the round you made on my Round Robin quilt… all the sweet children holding hands.

RedGarnet222 11-06-2021 08:55 PM

Wow, that is BIG! Did you quilt that yourself? Makes my wrists hurt just looking at it.
All that being said, what a beautiful quilt it turned out to be.

Sync 11-06-2021 09:37 PM

Gorgeous quilt.

cjsews 11-07-2021 12:28 AM

That is wonderful. Love the colors you chose

tallchick 11-07-2021 02:38 AM

Beautiful! Your color pallet is very soothing.

helou 11-07-2021 02:56 AM

very pretty. I love the colors!

eparys 11-07-2021 03:13 AM

Gorgeous quilt - It is always nice when you do something nice for yourself! (btw - love your fabric choices)

SuzSLO 11-07-2021 06:04 AM

Your quilt is fabulous. Great job!

GingerK 11-07-2021 06:20 AM

That pattern has been on my bucket list ever since I read the Elm Creek books. Your quilt is absolutely gorgeous! Your colours make the pattern sing! I love it!

bjgallent 11-07-2021 06:54 AM

Oh my, that is beautiful!

SusieQOH 11-07-2021 07:30 AM

Gorgeous quilt! And I'm so happy it's for YOU!!! :)

juliasb 11-07-2021 07:49 AM

Wow! This quilt is mind blowing. Color palate is perfect for the design. Thanks for sharing.

toogie 11-07-2021 08:20 AM

Nice work and very pretty! Enjoy your new quilt. I bet hubby is proud and beaming behind that quilt.

LAF2019 11-07-2021 01:39 PM

great job! I love hearing quilters making quilts for themselves. Enjoy this one, you deserve it!

suern3 11-07-2021 02:19 PM

Just a beautiful quilt! You will enjoy it every day, I'm sure.

greaterexp 11-08-2021 05:37 AM

That's such a beautiful pattern, and you worked wonders with it!

cashs_mom 11-08-2021 06:28 AM

Very pretty Mary! I'm glad you made something for you

thimblebug6000 11-08-2021 08:30 AM

As everyone has already said, beautiful quilt, and great fabric choices!

Ariannaquilts 11-08-2021 10:39 PM

Love your beautiful quilt. I made Emilyís wedding quilt the year Liz created the pattern for her daughter. Wow that was a long time ago. I made mine in 1940 reproduction fabric for my friend. I thought I had a picture but canít find it. Oh and hers was a king size bed quilt too.

Fizzle 11-09-2021 05:30 AM

That is beautiful!

Doggramma 11-09-2021 06:31 AM

My goodness, what a big beautiful quilt!

Fabric Galore 11-11-2021 11:22 AM

I love the border fabric. I chuckled when you said you had fat quarters left over because that is how I ended up with so much fabric scraps and fat quarters. I have been quilting for 40 years and I can't remember how items I have quilted. I would buy the required amount of fabric, make a sample block and realize that 1 or 2 of the fabrics just didn't work, so back to the fabric store for more fabric.

Karamarie 11-11-2021 02:24 PM

Good for you, that quilt is really cool and not a simple pattern either.

peaceandjoy 11-11-2021 03:38 PM

Fabulous! The colors you chose are so soothing. Beautifully done.

Jules51 11-19-2021 12:34 PM

Gorgeous quilt and loving the color pallet!

sewingitalltogether 11-19-2021 01:00 PM

Boy is that pretty! I’d keep it for my bed also. Just love it. Is that a Bonnie Hunter pattern?

Darcyshannon 11-23-2021 07:14 PM

A lovely quilt. We quilters should have a few quilts just for us. And we know and appreciate the work done for it.

maryb119 11-24-2021 06:39 AM


Originally Posted by sewingitalltogether (Post 8520724)
Boy is that pretty! Iíd keep it for my bed also. Just love it. Is that a Bonnie Hunter pattern?

Thank you. The pattern is called Emily's Wedding Quilt and it's a Fons and Porter pattern.

Karamarie 11-30-2021 06:23 AM

Oh my gosh, so many pieces. It's beautiful!


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