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Thursday, September 29, 2011

1 Ribbon and a quilt

Louise stopped by to show me the 2nd place ribbon she (we) won at the Utah State Annual Quilt Convention.  Very cool!  My previous post on here are close ups of the quilting I did on this quilt.   
Here is Karen's beautiful quilt.  This quilt takes the prize for taking the longest to quilt of ANY quilt I've done to date.  It's a large quilt to begin with, and seriously, I have maybe 3 weeks into this!  Lots of designing, lots of measuring and marking, lots of stops and starts.  Plus, Karen wanted the knots buried, so I ended up having to leave long tails of threads at the beginning and endings of stitches for her to bury later (we decided she would do that since I really couldn't spend any more time to do it myself and it would have cost her a fortune to pay me to put all that additional time into it.)  The quilt looked like it had sprouted hair with all those lose threads hanging all over! The threads aren't showing up in most of these pictures since she took it home half way through and buried all the threads in the center, then brought it back for me to finished quilting the borders.
Turned out quite spectacular if I say so myself :)