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30 Apr 2012

Colorful quilt

I am a reader of the German journal "Patchwork Professional" and found a quilt in an old issue. Their quilt is called "Crossover". It is worked by Marianne Arens and featured in the 01/2006 issue.



It is sewn exclusively with my own hand-dyed fabrics. I used Procion MX colors.
I quilted it in a different way than shown in my inspiring example. It took me three afternoons. I made two off-center circles and emphasized several blocks, all free machine quilting.



The quilt is not finished yet. I have to make still the border -
anyway - have a look at it. It is pinned to my design wall.



The idea of the quilt lines came actually from the Quilting Arts Magazine.





10 comments:

  1. What a pretty quilt! It looks very complex, but then I saw the pattern. And quilting in just 3 afternoons, now I'm sure I need to learn how to quilt on my sewing machine. By hand it takes forever!

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  2. This is beautiful, Anneliese. The colors are great.

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  3. It's quite wonderful. The color and movement. Very eye-catching.

    Madeline
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  4. Wow, it is beautiful, Anneliese! Fantastic colours.
    Well done!!!

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  5. It is magic how the quilt lines change the original pieced quilt.
    Wonderful colors!

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  6. Oh my Anneliese this is so wonderful and the colours are great too.

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  7. This is a gorgeous quilt Anneliese I love the unusual design, and those coloured fabrics are amazing.

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  8. What a wonderful quilt Anneliese, and your free hand quilting is so expertly done. I love all the colours you've used, and am sure this will be a bright and cheery addition to your home. I really must get out my hand dyed fabrics and do something constructive with them. Take care.

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  9. Your dyed fabrics are heavenly, Anneliese. Well done on the quilt. Most intriguing design.

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  10. Hi Anneliese ,
    I confirm the comments of the evaluation already before you, quilt has beautiful colors, and is unique, and beautiful,
    I greet;)))

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