Saturday, July 19, 2014

Farmer's Wife Finish!

Farmer's Wife quilt is now finished.
The picture looks a bit strange because it is a queen-size quilt draped across a king-size bed. The binding is red with white polka dots. I am really happy with the finish.
Above is a requisite photo of the back. I am a little disappointed in the backing fabric. It is a white on white wide backing fabric. It has a bit of a 'plastic-y' feel to it. I haven't washed the quilt yet, so maybe it will soften after washing.

Photo-heavy post warning: following are a whole bunch of close-ups.











Vital Statistics:
Finished size: 83" x 103"; 111 6" (finished) blocks
Began piecing: June 13, 2012
Assembled into a flimsy: August 18, 2013 (see post here)
Completed quilting, binding, labeling: July 18, 2014

I am linking this post to Sewjo Saturday (here)

7 comments:

  1. It is absolutely lovely! Congratulations on the finish. It is so hard to get good white/white - I usually use a bleached muslin

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  2. Great finish!! beautiful quilt and quilting.

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  3. I'm sure everyone who looks at this quilt will feel happiness. You did a wonderful job!

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  4. This is amazing. It looks wonderful. I love seeing it in these bright and cheerful colours!

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  5. Very beautiful quilt. I'm half way through my Farmer's Wife blocks. Thanks for some inspiration to keep me going!

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  6. OMG sew beautiful! I love it. You did a wonderful job!

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