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I had a pack of FQs a few years ago for a birthday gift they were P&B Textiles Chole range i had wanted to make a quilt with these there was 22 in the pack I used a flannel backing & cotton wadding/batting


Well i decided on doing a Quilt using the pattern Summer Porch from Quilts through the Seasons by Eleanor Burns (Quilt in a Day) this was a first for me as i have never done a quilt using a pattern i did make a slight change as the twin & queen sizes was not either big enough or too big so this has finished at 82" x 95" 

I did not do the quilting on this as i wanted this to be a special one so i had my friend Janet McElroy to do it as she does do other people's quilts & she don't have a longarm just a sewing machine so she does such a marverlous job you can see her other quilts if you go to her Blog  

I still have to make a label for this as my printer has been down waiting to see if a new part will work or i need to get a new one so will do that & add that to the back so it will have all the info on it as i hope this will be a heirloom quilt so here a lot of photos some are what i took some are from Janet

Front of Quilt
Front of Quilt  


Close up

Corner block

Border treatment  

Close up

Block

Blocks together

Back of quilt
Back of quilt

Close up of back of quilt


Close up of back

Back close up

Corner back of quilt

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Comment by Janice Aitkens on August 5, 2014 at 12:16am

Thank you Knittergirl39

Yes i think she does as good as & in some cases better than someone with a longarm

Hugs Janice

Comment by KnitterGirl39 on August 4, 2014 at 6:42am

Lovely quilt!  and she did the quilting without a long-arm machine?  wow

Comment by Peggy Stuart on July 10, 2014 at 6:27am
Thanks, Janice!
Comment by Janice Aitkens on July 10, 2014 at 6:23am

Peggy She does a lot here her blog so you can see or just follow her

http://janquiltseveryday.wordpress.com/

Hugs Janice

Comment by Peggy Stuart on July 10, 2014 at 5:54am
They were well done! Most people think you need to have the light coming directly at a quilt. That works for quilt tops just fine, but once it's quilted, we want to see the quilting.
Comment by Janice Aitkens on July 10, 2014 at 12:38am

Thanks Peggy

Can't take credit for the photos i only took a coupe most are from the lady who did the quilting she had taken them

Hugs Janice

Comment by Peggy Stuart on July 9, 2014 at 8:36pm
I love your quilt, and you really know how to take photos so they show the quilting. If the light is from straight on, you can't see anything, but from the side, the shadows will highlight the quilting. Good job on the quilt, and great photos!
Comment by Janice Aitkens on July 9, 2014 at 12:42pm

Thank you Elaine

Hugs Janice

Comment by Elaine Wenger on July 9, 2014 at 11:08am

Beautiful summer colors and beautiful job.

Comment by Janice Aitkens on July 9, 2014 at 10:45am

Thank you Susan

Hugs Janice

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