Friday, 16 March 2012

Swooning ... oh so close

Well not really, I still have a lot of work to do!
Let me share.

I picked up my Swoon Quilt yesterday and I am in love with this quilt all over again.



Linda has done a fantastic job on this for me.
I decided to just get the white section of this quilt machine quilted
as I didn't want to take away from the actual pattern of the swoon block.
I love the way that the blocks "pop".


If I wanted I could just leave it as it is but no, I have decided to continue with my
original plan and hand quilt the rest.


So with tonight being FNSI, you know what I will be working on :o)



Once these are all done I will have to make a decision about the binding.
Any suggestions? 
 How do you think the fabric that I have used for the backing would look?


Enjoy your day,
hugs, Sharon

20 comments :

  1. Wow! I am swooning so much I may faint.
    It is gorgeous. I like the fabric you have chosen for the binding.

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  2. Wow Sharon, your quilt looks amazing. I think the bit of hand quilting will finish it off perfectly. Lovely.

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  3. most definitely swoonworthy....
    Hugz

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  4. I'm more than swooning..I'm positively head over heels!
    It's gorgeous! Love the quilting too.
    And for what it's worth... I see a solid binding in one of the colours in the blocks.
    Great work......!!!!!! :)

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  5. Your quilt is spectacular!! I'm such a sucker for hand quilting at the moment - can't wait to see how you finish it.

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  6. WOW WOW WOW it is simply stunning. I think a plain binding would be nice.
    Hugs Tanya

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  7. love it Sharon it looks awesome ,well done,yes i think the backing would look great as the binding.xx

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  8. Gorgeous quilt!! Have fun with the hand quilting!

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  9. Beautiful quilt Sharon and perfect quilting too. What a treasure.

    SewCalGal
    www.sewcalgal.blogspot.com

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  10. It is a masterpiece, I love your decisions for the quilting. I would do a solid border if you want it to standout or white to make it fade back & the blocks be the only feature. What ever you choose it will be marvellous. Tracee xx

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  11. Oh my gosh, this looks amazing. I agree - hand quilting will be the icing on the cake...or on the quilt in this case!!
    I think your backing fabric would look great as the binding as well. I did that for one of my quilts and it worked in really well. Have fun with your hand quilting tonight.
    Therese xx

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  12. I love it Sharon. *swoon* for sure! I think the hand quilting will give it such a great look! I like the backing fabric too.. I think it would look wonderful as binding. xo

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  13. Gorgeous! I absolutely love the quilting! I can't wait to see the hand quilting you add to it! Great job! :)

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  14. Its stunning! Enjoy FNSI. I've had a wonderful day working on my FNSI project and got so much done too.

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  15. It is just beautiful Sharon. Seriously, it's one of the prettiest Swoon's I've seen. As far as the binding goes, I'm not sure... I wouldn't do anything that might distract from the beautiful blocks. Maybe I would pick a solid that's in one of the blocks?

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  16. Wow.its beautiful I am so jealous .xxx

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  17. Your quilt looks incredible Sharon, perfect on your bed too! The backing fabric is lovely too.

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