January 26, 2011

"Girly Garden" Stripe Quilt

The Color Inspiration

Country Living, June 2010


layout inspired by this GAP tee





Quilt Front

finished quilt measures 52" by 71"
(colored stripes are 1/2")


Quilt Back









Yeah, I dig it.


The girls have left their mark on this one a million times over. Still can't get rid of the pen L took to it. Aw, well that's because we use it every day.




Country classic solid in "sun"
Country classic solid in "carnation"
Country classic solid in "flamingo"
Country classic solid in "golden yellow"
Kona solid in "khaki"
Kona solid in "sweet pea"
Kona solid in "white"
Back print is dark pink scroll damask from JoAnns





P.S. Not shooting much 35mm anymore. You can see why. Down with the Rebel.

20 comments:

  1. i've been following your blog for a while now, but i'm sad to say i don't know if i've ever commented. i'm coming out of the woodwork, though, because these quilts of yours are absolutely gorgeous! your girls are going to be so very grateful for a mommy who sews and who has created heirlooms and treasures for their futures. just beautiful! (and the rest of your blog -- especially your thoughts on creating a home -- is just lovely. i look forward to reading it!)

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  2. Gorgeous! I think this might be my favorite one yet.

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  3. Love love love it! Your style opens wider vistas for me.

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  4. Now that's a quilt I can get excited about! Very cool. Is that your own pattern?

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  5. leslie! This is so gorgeous. I'm totally blown away. Sitting next to the hubs and even HE is commenting how amazing this quilt is. My favorite of yours so far, and all the others are so great! I love that you are so confident in your sewing. I would be and am too scared to do such thin lines.

    BEAUTIFUL!

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  6. Dana...yes it's my own "pattern". Just cut strips and started sewing.

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  7. Oh Les, it's very lovely! The colors, design & quilting! Great job!

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  8. I love it!
    As for the pen . . . . my daughter used scissors--so it could be worse.

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  9. Oh no! Scissors is definitely worse.

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  10. You should teach a class. Your quilts are amazing!

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  11. Brilliant. I think if I get into quilting, that sounds like something I can do. :)

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  12. I'm glad to see another handmade quilt has been birthed into the world. There can never be enough. So cute!

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  13. Every detailin your house looks perfect! how do you do it?! :)

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  14. Beautiful! My friend had a link to this quilt on her blog. I love it!

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  15. Wow! This is so beautiful. I WANT it lol. Do you ever sell them? I pinned it. It is such a fun and pretty design for a quilt.

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  16. OH my goodness!! I want to learn to quilt just to make this!! It is so beautiful!!

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  17. I found you through pinterest and I am serious when I say I would commission you to make me a quilt. Would you ever consider it? Please say yes!!

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  18. Oh my goodness this is gorgeous! I want one!

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  19. I just found your beautiful quilt through pinterest. It is absolutely gorgeous!!

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  20. I am so so so in love with your quilt. I just found it and am in awe. It's perfection!

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