Sunday, July 11, 2010

bluebonnets, hummingbirds and...sea turtles?

here's the bluebonnet quilt:
it didn't end up as originally planned...
but i think it turned out cute and casual
it was originally supposed to have a pieced blue and peach sashing between the rows, but once i got it all done, the color combination really made me sick, so i made the outer border much smaller and used the excess fabric to separate the rows

well, i still didn't like even the little bit of peach and blue btw the blocks, so i appliqued on some small green strips to break up the look, added a few fun jean pockets and called it done.

yes, i know u think you have seen this one before, but's a new/another neptune quilt.
this one is just lap size and has a wonderful light green minke on the back
i have done a lot in this fabric and still have a lot of it left...maybe i went a bit overboard when i bought this line?

and the hummingbirds...
the line is called "arcadia" and it has some wonderful motifs and colors
i added an orange ribbon to the small border


  1. Did you see the newest minkie in the shop???
    Always nice to see what you're up to. Love the ribbon detail.

  2. I love how you added the ribbon to the arcadia quilt! And I'll take some of that neptune of your hands. I don't think I bought enough for my quilt, so if you want to make some kind of deal....? Also, Post your other quilts! they're all so pretty!