Friday, November 2, 2018

Finale Sweet Land of Liberty

Finished! Færdig! Fini! Fertig!Befejezett! Ferdig!Terminado!
I'm so happy to say this quilt is complete! Actually I want to add a couple of eyes- One to the fish and one to the red bird. But other than that, it is quilted and bound!
Here's a sunshiney view of the fan quilting that Diane did for me. Someone else did theirs with fans and I thought it looked great so that is what I did too.

Here are a few close ups of the different sections.

In the sunlight the quilting looks like it is competing with the top. 

Indoors it isn't that way at all! I'm using on my couch right now and it is very soft.
I generally don't have large enough pieces for the backing, but this worked out good.
Here are a few close ups of the patriotic fabric.  All of the light colored strips on the side came from my friend Jill's fabric stash after she passed away. I treasure those pieces!!



The flag binding came from her stash too.
With a quilt that has so many reds, I throw in a few color catchers.
Looks like they did their job!
Here's my label. We had a conversation about labels on the facebook group. If you are on facebook, please join and contribute! It's a happy place to be. 


Now I want to see your Liberty quilt- yours does not need to be complete! If you have been working on it and haven't shared it yet, we want to see! Yes we do.



11 comments:

  1. woo Hoo It looks great - especially those fans! yay for fan quilting. Great fabrics on the back too. Enjoy your new beauty!!

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  2. Fabulous finish! Love the fan quilting. Happy to see Jill's fabrics on the back :) She had some great ones!

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  3. Just gorgeous finish Lori--i also love the back--what a great quilt...hugs, Julierose

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  4. It is a winner, Lori. So much fun to peruse the blocks.
    I love the fan quilting, and the backing worked out great!

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  5. That is so beautiful and I love all the blocks and fabric choices. The quilting looks beautiful and i am sure you are happy to be done and enjoy using it.

    Debbie

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  6. Beautiful. Loved watching the journey.

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  7. I love the quilt and LOVE the fan quilting! I have Barb's stencil and have used it a lot. It's a great design for many quilts.

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  8. Beautiful! I always enjoy these sorts of quilts so much. The stitching is perfect for it too!

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  9. A beautiful finish, and I too love the fan quilting!

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  10. Thanks for letting me quilt it, I'm thrilled to be a tiny part of this gorgeous quilt! It was so fun to discover all the little details. It was even better to finally meet you in person and give you a hug!!

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