Saturday, August 1, 2015

Hearts All Quilted And Ready To Go

I finished the "Let Us Count The Ways We Love You" Quilt and it is now ready to go wrap up
a special person with all the love we have. The quilting is straight lines and the binding is blue.


The total size of the quilt is 54" x 68" and I added a little corner pocket on the back for love notes.


It was a beautiful day for taking pictures, even at 91 degrees!
The bad part was all the critter holes I had to avoid to get the quilt pic.
Yikes! Snakes, lizards, rats, or who-knows-what was living in those holes.
Luckily, the red rocks were especially beautiful so dodging creepy things was worth it!

22 comments:

  1. Nice quilt, great pictures...they remind me of growing up in Arizona

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  2. Gorgeous quilt and love the backdrop. Glad you braved the critters to take the pic!

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  3. I like the straight quilting on this one, really works beautifully.
    I really love the use of colors and the negative spaces that sets it off, now i want to make one;)

    Debbie

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  4. Carol, it's just lovely! Great photo shoot!

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  5. Great quilt, and I always love your settings for your quilts.

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  6. I know the recipient will love it and feel the love quilted in it! I pray that he feels at peace when he is covered in your quilt! It's beautiful!

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  7. You are a braver soul than I am!!! It is beautiful and (maybe) worth the challenge of getting the photo.

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  8. Beautiful quilt, the colours are sooo nice! You always choose fantastic settings, I hope DH had the right shoes on , LOL
    Hugs from Switzerland

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  9. What a beautiful quilt. It displays so well in the nature setting you choose. Sew pretty.

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  10. What a beautiful quilt. It displays so well in the nature setting you choose. Sew pretty.

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  11. The quilt is beautiful and the person will love being wrapped up in that awesome quilt! The scenery is incredible where you took the picture!

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  12. This turned out great! I like your little pocket idea. :)

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  13. Your quilt is beautiful. I love the boldness of your fabrics. Great idea with the little pocket! Great photo spot too.

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  14. That is a beautiful heart quilt Carol! The quilting is nice and simple which makes the hearts stand out and gives a modern feel to the quilt too. I am sure this will be a well loved quilt.

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  15. Carol the quilt is stunning. The straight line quilting is perfect, but is the quilt actually resting on a barbed wire fence? What a brave soul you are.

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  16. I love this quilt...traditional and modern alll at once. Would be perfect for anyone, but especially for a teen or under 30- something. The hearts are so perfect...are they applique? Your choice of location for the pictures also suits the quilt perfectly. :)

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  17. Thx for nice comment on my blog...I see you are in Nevada...still the West...still great for pix

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  18. What a great backdrop for those photos! Love the quilt.

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  19. It is a beauty, Carol.
    I wish and pray for the very best for you BIL, and your whole happy family.

    I do not like holes in the ground like that.... no no

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  20. Very pretty heart quilt. Utah looks a lot like Colorado. Not much grass. Only half of Colorado is Colorful. lol

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  21. beautiful. I love the simplicity of the straight line quilting.

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