Sharon's Quilt

grammypAugust 18, 2014

Sharon has safely returned home and checked out the top she sent me to quilt.
My grands were holding it and didn't want in the pictures, so they are a bit wonky. Sharon's husband sent a sketch of Darrin's motorcycle so I could put it on the quilt. I traced it onto the top and bottom wide sashing and quilted flames around between them. I used a different flame in the narrow sashing and a freehand loop on the rest of it.

Photo bucket is being troublesome tonight, so I may have to make more than one thread, sorry.

beverly

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nannykins

That is just lovely. Good work by both Sharon and Beverly.
Theresa

    Bookmark   August 18, 2014 at 7:48AM
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geezerfolks_SharonG_FL

Here it is finally completed. Another UFO is DONE!!!! I'm sure you're all excited (and tired of hearing me talk about it) that this is THE END of this project. After all, it's only been since 2011!!!! It will go to my son-in-law for his 49th birthday. I usually make them for their 50th but have another one to make for next year so he's getting his early.

I'm so very happy with Beverly's expertise!!! She's a gem, that's for sure!

SharonG/FL

    Bookmark   August 18, 2014 at 2:03PM
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quiltingfox

Congrats on finishing it. It's a beautiful quilt.

Best to you,
Sandra

    Bookmark   August 18, 2014 at 4:43PM
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littlehelen_gw

Oh...that is just lovely!

    Bookmark   August 18, 2014 at 6:52PM
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grammyp

You are welcome my friend.

beverly

    Bookmark   August 18, 2014 at 9:03PM
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loisflan

Sharon and Beverly, what a beautiful quilt. And how clever to quilt his motorcycle into the border. I'm sure this will soften the blow of being ever closer to 50.

    Bookmark   August 18, 2014 at 9:17PM
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lafonda_ranch

That quilt is on my list (where ever that list went!). Love it!!

Robbi

    Bookmark   August 19, 2014 at 9:16AM
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rosajoe_gw

Beautiful, he will love it, I know I do!!!!

    Bookmark   August 19, 2014 at 11:16AM
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magothyrivergirl

You 3 are such a good team! Lovely quilt - I remember Sharon making it -- and your quilting is perfect!

Sharon - so happy you are home safe and sound!

    Bookmark   August 19, 2014 at 7:45PM
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geezerfolks_SharonG_FL

I think Beverly's Tim weighed in on this, too, as he has on a few other quilts that Beverly has quilted for me. He always has good input.....at least the one's she has told me about. :-)

Robbi, Gather a bunch of light, med and dark blues (or any color) plus scraps of muslin shades of fabric and go for it!

Marsha, I'm sooooo glad to be home and at my own machine. I think there might be lip prints all over it.

Thanks for all the compliments everyone. I enjoyed making this one......it was fun. Now on to a new to me pattern.......Growing Up Odd........still using scraps.

SharonG/FL

Here is a link that might be useful: Growing Up Odd Quilt

    Bookmark   August 19, 2014 at 8:44PM
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grammyp

Yup, Tim helped me out on this one, too. He would make a good quilter. Sharon, I like that one. I have a box full of squares, may have to make this one.

beverly

    Bookmark   August 19, 2014 at 11:14PM
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quiltnhen

Beautiful!
LindaB/CA

    Bookmark   August 21, 2014 at 11:29PM
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