1001 peeps quilt

July 28, 2011


Yea!!!  I actually finished the top about 2 weeks ago.  It was so unbelievably hot here for over a week, we are talking 100 degrees and no ac, that there was no way I could bring myself to quilt it!  Just the thought of sitting at my machine with a quilt on my lap was enough to drive me insane.  So, I put it aside for a little while.

On Monday it was finally not sweltering so I got this baby out.  I basted and quilted it all in one afternoon!!!  Crazy!!!!  Once I start on something it drives me nuts until it's finished, so having this sucker sit there untouched for 2 weeks was grating on me!  :)  The girls were playing so nicely so I just kept going.  I sewed the binding on yesterday.



The characters are so fun!!  Adelaide calls it the "princess blanklet"!  I don't have the heart to correct the blanket part, I just love all of the words they say just a little off when they are little!  :)

I quilted two lines in the inside of the little frame that surrounds the fussy cut center and then stippled the rest of the quilt.  It's so nice and crinkly.  I didn't want to obstruct the fussy cut characters so I left those unquilted.

I have already started another quilt, I had to do something while I put this one aside.  :)  I have no idea why the quilts are appealing to me so much lately but I know we will be super snuggly here this winter!!!

Again the fabric used in this quilt is 1001 peeps by Lizzy House.
I used kona ash and PFD for the sashing.
The pattern is fussy fairytales by Kate Conklin.




13 comments:

  1. You quilted that in one day!? Crazy. It is just so so beautiful. I'm sure you've been asked this a thousand times, do you sell your quilts?

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  2. Gorgeous!!! You're so talented to do that in one single day!! That would take me eons lol. <3

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  3. Fantastic. Are you sure you want to be married to Doug b/c i would marry you if I could have quilts like in my house! You are the best!

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  4. lol, virginia.

    amy, you are a quilting machine! i want to be you when i grow up ;) beautiful job :)

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  5. Love it Amy! Wow, you're rolling along with these quilts pretty quickly! I've yet to complete my first one :-/ I don't know why I'm dragging in that department, I guess I don't have the confidence to quilt them yet. But yours are amazing, great inspiring pieces!

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  6. Wow! It looks amazing! Do you mind if I share a picture of it on my blog?

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  7. Recently I've fallen in love in patchworks! I hope I'll find time to make some of them and start quilting some time in the nearest future :)

    Plus, I don't know if you are interested in blog awards, but I've nominated you to One Lovely Blog Award :) I really like to read your new posts and always look forward to updates!

    Hope you're enjoying a lovely weekend!

    All the best

    Joanna (Tutinella)

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  8. Oh Gorgeous.. Just found you via flickr.. Love this Quilt and Kate did a great pattern.. Im related to Kate.. Does that make me famous too?? haha xx Bec
    www.chasingcottons.com

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  9. it's beautiful, Amy. So different from what I'm up to right now but it appeals to me so much. The color combo is great. Your balance is perfect, beautiful job! I wish I could get out of my comfort zone sometimes ;) xo amy

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  10. This is just wonderful...you have go me thinking that this would look wonderful in Heather's mew range.

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  11. This is awesome! Love the fussy cut squares.

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  12. Oh love it! Feel like a copy cat though - have nearly finished a quilt top using this pattern and 1001 peeps in the purple colourway, and just saw yours... But thanks for inspiring me to soldier on and finish it!

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