Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Spring Quilt Finsihed


This quilt took longer than usual to finish. I decided to add some embroidery to the outer border. After about two sides I was wishing I hadn't! But now that it's done, I'm pretty happy the with the way it turned out. 



When I finished this quilt, I was in the mood to work on something for fall, so I made this little table mat. 


This is a free pattern from the blog  http://appleavenuequilts.blogspot.com. She has designed two blocks for each month. I loved this apple block, though I made a mistake and put the apples going in the wrong direction.  I didn't feel like picking it apart, but I'm happy to live with it as is :)


I spent last weekend getting out the fall stuff. It is such a fun season to decorate for. I'll be back with some photos soon. I have today off from work which is good because I've got a cold with a bad sore throat. Not a good thing when working with the public at a library! 

























6 comments:

  1. I love both pieces! The colors you chose are just lovely! Can't wait to see what your make next!

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  2. That quilt is so beautiful! And I love your table mat. Looks like so much love went into them. Doesn't it seem like we always get sick at the start of a new season? Hope you're feeling better soon. xx

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  3. I have been missing some posts! I have signed up to follow, but I'm not receiving notices when you post! You do such lovely work,and I am really in awe! Take care of yourself!

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  4. Your work is beautiful Cindy! I just love the mat on your table. Happy birthday to your son, Oct 4th was my parents wedding anniversary. The wedding was lovely and I will get some pictures up soon. Loved to see your son's wedding.
    Take care of your cold it's going around this house as well.
    Hugs Rosemary...xoxo

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  5. Your quilt is beautiful and! LOVE the embroidery around the border - so pretty.
    The apple quilt turned out so nice too. The way you have quilted it looks great.
    Margaret

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