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Wedding Quilt - a modified and finished UFO

This quilt was modified from a lap quilt to a queen.  Started with CT's pattern "Cabin Life" (I believe) and their flannels from that time.  I'd ordered extra fabric at the time, knowing I planned to make it larger.  I'd put together the original size back when I first got the pattern/fabric, but hadn't gotten around to finishing it.  I wanted to gift this for a wedding quilt, so a couple of weeks ago, I pulled it out and started working on it again.  

It reminds me of a Pendleton Hudson Bay blanket, and I really like how it turned out.  The back was pieced with more chunks of CT's flannel, but I didn't get a picture of the back.  It finished 90 x 96.  Cotton batt.  Machine quilted on my domestic machine - very simply.  It pretty much used up all of the flannel from this line - in fact, I ran short of the background fabric - even after piecing every little bit of it together that I could find - and had to substitute a close-but-not-exact match in 2 places.  Regardless, the couple loved it, which makes my heart smile.  It was finished the day before we left for the wedding.

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Comment by Prairie Quilter Jan/NE on March 12, 2019 at 7:35pm

Thanks, Irene and Shannon!  I was relieved to have it done in time, which is sometimes a challenge for me.  hahaha! (procrastination is sometimes my  middle name.)

Comment by Shannon, ON on March 12, 2019 at 6:03pm

it is gorgeous and guaranteed to be warm and cozy. great work pq! xoxo

Comment by Irene Gallway on March 10, 2019 at 5:44am

I also thought of the Hudson Bay blankets when I first looked at it.  It is beautiful and I'm sure the young couple will enjoy it for years to come.

Comment by Prairie Quilter Jan/NE on March 9, 2019 at 10:33am

Barb, it was a hard one to part with, but the older I get, the easier it is to hold things with a looser hand.  My son said that if the couple didn't like it, he'd take it off their hands.  I don't make wedding quilts for just anyone - this was made for a very special couple.  

Comment by Barb/WI on March 9, 2019 at 9:28am

Beautiful!  Hudson Bay blanket quilt, for sure.  Nice quilting, too.  I agree with you on washing after you're finished does hide a few things that you see, but no one else would pick up on.  I do the same.  It might have been hard to part with that quilt, being so beautiful.  What a lucky couple!

Comment by Prairie Quilter Jan/NE on March 9, 2019 at 9:00am

Thanks.  This is why I love you guys.  You are all very kind and encouraging, and I appreciate it.  You celebrate the finishes and look past the imperfections.   You all make my heart smile, too.

Comment by Pam/NY on March 9, 2019 at 8:39am

Wow...it does look like a Hudson blanket!!! Holy cow (ranch talk) that was done on a domestic machine! You are getting scary talented!!!

Comment by Janet/MO on March 9, 2019 at 8:23am

I love it.  It reminds me of one of those blankets too.  Huge kudos to you for quilting it yourself.

Comment by Sharon Reeves on March 9, 2019 at 8:18am

Very well  done and it's beautiful. 

Comment by Cat Lady--MO on March 9, 2019 at 8:04am

Looks great!

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