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I had a pack of FQs a few years ago for a birthday gift they were P&B Textiles Chole range i had wanted to make a quilt with these there was 22 in the pack I used a flannel backing & cotton wadding/batting


Well i decided on doing a Quilt using the pattern Summer Porch from Quilts through the Seasons by Eleanor Burns (Quilt in a Day) this was a first for me as i have never done a quilt using a pattern i did make a slight change as the twin & queen sizes was not either big enough or too big so this has finished at 82" x 95" 

I did not do the quilting on this as i wanted this to be a special one so i had my friend Janet McElroy to do it as she does do other people's quilts & she don't have a longarm just a sewing machine so she does such a marverlous job you can see her other quilts if you go to her Blog  

I still have to make a label for this as my printer has been down waiting to see if a new part will work or i need to get a new one so will do that & add that to the back so it will have all the info on it as i hope this will be a heirloom quilt so here a lot of photos some are what i took some are from Janet


Front of Quilt
Front of Quilt  


Close up

Corner block

Border treatment  

Close up

Block

Blocks together

Back of quilt
Back of quilt

Close up of back of quilt


Close up of back

Back close up

Corner back of quilt

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Comment by Janice Aitkens on July 9, 2014 at 5:26am

Thank you Carol, yes the lady does the quilting  on her 19 year old bernina

Hugs Janice

Comment by Carol Wadkins on July 9, 2014 at 4:37am

It's a beauty for sure! You did a wonderful job and the quilting also. Did you say she does it on her regular machine, wow! Truly lovely!!

 

Comment by Janice Aitkens on July 4, 2014 at 8:11am

Thank you Irene & Barb

Hugs Janice

Comment by Barb/WI on July 4, 2014 at 6:07am

Front and back - both stunning!  Love those beautiful summer colors.  And, the quilting on this is gorgeous.

Comment by Irene Gallway on July 4, 2014 at 3:58am

It's beautiful.  I love the quilting.

Comment by Janice Aitkens on July 4, 2014 at 12:44am

Thank you Janet & June

Hugs Janice

Comment by June Johnson/Wi on July 3, 2014 at 8:14pm

What a beauty!!!

Comment by Janet/MO on July 3, 2014 at 12:39pm

It is beautiful.  Your friend is a fabulous quilter, but the top was lovely to begin with too.

Comment by Janice Aitkens on July 3, 2014 at 10:56am

Thank you All

Yes the back is amazing as well i could even use it as the side showing for a change the lady is a very talented lady

Hugs Janice

Comment by Rebecca Sundberg on July 3, 2014 at 10:10am

Lovely quilt.  I'm really impressed that the quilting was done on a domestic machine.  She does wonderful work.  Wow!

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