Friday, September 14, 2012

Punkin Inspired

Had to get DH to hold up quilt for me.
Was a tad to big to pin to my design wall.
I still have a wee bit more quilting to do on it and the binding.
Did the blanket stitch applique after I layered so makes for neat qulting too.
That is a Pat Sloan technique. By the way excited to be doing a work shop with Pat in Oct!

I call this one Punkin Inspired because it was inspired by a quilt I saw Here.
Hers was based on a Blackbird Design you can read about here.
Blackbird Design's quilt would be a wonderful large bed quilt to make for the season!
The booklet/pattern pops up on Ebay and Etsy once in a while.

My finished quilt is not quite same as both of the above ones but they did inspire me to make it so I wanted to give them a shout out!
I drew out all my own pumpkin designs on Heat n Bond Lite. Used the GO! to cut my stars and the small half square triangles for the border.

My quilt is wall size. I plan to hang it on my living room wall behind sofa.
So I hope to have it finished and hung up this week!!!
With our cooler temps here it makes me want to cook soups n chowders and put up all my Fall decor!!!



9 comments:

  1. It is wonderful!! I didn't know that was her technique, I just started doing it that way one day because it was just easier and faster.

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  2. Love it! Hmmmmm...would look REALLY good in my living room.

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  3. It's beautiful! I like how you saw something and made it your own! Yay for you!

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  4. Your quilt looks fabulous Lola..
    Will be great on the wall....

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  5. Is the soup ready??????
    what's today's flavor????
    Love that quilt--I am working on a new one--but mine is more Halloween than that one--
    but I guess I should be doing a more regular fall one first!!!!
    Hugs, Di and miss gracie
    Ps tell hub's he did a great job of being a quilt holder!!!!!

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  6. Gorgeous, gorgeous!!!! Since I am late reading this, it is probably already up on the wall right??? Hopefully I can do a bit this weekend.
    Fingers crossed.

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  7. LOVE it !!! I just love pumpkins and anything pumpkin and Halloween like.

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Luv hear'in from ya!!