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No Blue Geese in My Tropical Garden – A Finish December 28, 2010

Posted by Pam in KC in finish, No Blue Geese.
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Early this morning (2 AM?) I finished sewing down the binding on No Blue Geese in my Tropical Garden.  I used the pattern Geese in my Garden by Mary Honas.   My quilt name reflects that there is no blue in the quilt top. At the time I started this quilt it seemed like every quilt  I made had blue in it.

Last month I took it down to Rocking Chair Quilts and rented time on their HQ16.  I loaded the top in sideways so I would have a good run for the feathers I did down the print and black strips.  The quilting is not award winning. At the time, I thought it horrible.  But once it was off the frame and washed, it’s not bad — still won’t win any awards.

The feathers in the top and bottom strip were done starting and stopping as I rolled the quilt up.  I obviously need to practice more with that concept.  Here are a few detail pictures. You should be able to click on them to see them larger.


 

It measures approximately 58 x 80.

Now to send an e-mail to Finn and let her know I have another finish for the year!

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Comments

1. Mary C in WA - December 28, 2010

YEA! Jumping up and Down with Joy for you!!! Next?

2. Finn - December 28, 2010

Awesome, Awesome, Awesome Karen!! It is a beautiful quilt, I love its name and sooooo happy for you having another finish!! Those finishes are not always so easy to come by, and you did it! The colors are really sensational, I love the ‘no blue’ thingy. I hope you can keep the mojo going for more finishes, whether it’s before or after NYE…I’ve loved getting to see you stuff. Hugs, Finn

3. Finn - December 28, 2010

sorry…just called you Karen and I know you are Pam! Gotta get my head on straight when I’m trying to reply…pardon my blush!

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