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Finally Finished - Crazy 8's

I've been tinkering with drawing/painting on fabric and came up with this post card. It's for a swap on the Quilt With Us site. The theme was throne. So I looked on line for some inspiration and determined to use an Egyptian throne. I call this post card, Queen of Stitches.




I started this quilt way back in mid May and just now got it finished. Whew. The print is called Crazy 8's. I bought the center panel last year before Christmas but didn't find the other fabrics till early this year. Most of the quilt shops had run out of the fabric but I found a honey bun and turnover on Burgundy Buttons. When Stefanie and I went on our quilting retreat was when I started this. I started quilting it late yesterday and finished it today. I had the binding made ahead of time. I cut it on Stefanie's GO cutter when I was cutting the other parts of the quilt.

Got this perfect fabric for the back on line at a great price.
It's the Moda Basic Gray line. LOVE IT!
As you can see Auggie was overcome with joy at the quilt being completed.
All it needs is the label and it'd done.
This quilt falls into a gray area. I am working on quilts for Christmas
presents but this one was never planned for a gift, so not sure
where it will end up. I toyed with the idea of keeping it, but
just not sure.

Comments

Barbara said…
Wow, all that quilting in only one day! Did you free-motion or do you have access to a long-arm? It's lovely, and I also like the fabric on the back. An observation from a new follower -- I love that you do lots of different things. I try to do that myself.
BJ said…
Royce - I love your "throne" postcard! It's perfect and so very creative. I'll have to pop over and see everyone's creations.
Linda B said…
That throne card is just great. I love the needle as a sceptor. And count me on the floor with Auggie, overwhelmed by the beauty of the quilt. Good job!

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