Wednesday, October 19, 2011

The 11 year quilt

My beautiful friend Janie, who lives in France, started this quilt in 2000. It made its way to me a few years ago ready to be hand quilted and was finally machine finished on Jane's last visit in July. It was Janies first quilt with fabrics she had purchased in a quilting shop in Concord, NSW while she was living in Australia.

They say, 'Good things come to those who wait' - don't they?

Here the quilt is enjoying the sun besides the pool in Toulouse

I used a pattern with large flowers

I think these colours are back in.


  1. Gorgeous quilt !! Beautiful, delicate colors and fantastic quilting:)

  2. I love your friend's quilt. So pretty and yep, those colors are coming back.

    And thanks for sharing how long this quilt took to complete. It took me a year to finish a baby quilt for a dear friend's little boy. When I finally gave it to him, she was thrilled, put it up over his crib. She said the baby was afraid of it and cried and cried. :-) It was an attic window in primary colors.

    Scarlett Burroughs
    Quilting Editor, Craft Gossip

  3. This quilt is gorgeous!! Well done on the finish ... to both of you!

  4. Great finish Janie and Jane. Such pretty colours and I love the design you've quilted it with.

  5. What beautiful colors! Truly lovely.

  6. Beautiful colours and gorgeous quilting.

  7. Fabulous quilting and lovely soft colours! Better late than never!


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