Thursday, January 31, 2008

Blossoms of Blue

The last time you saw a bit of this hanging was back in November ’07 when it was just a top showing the nine patches and I had hinted at doing some appliqué.

Sure makes a difference with the appliqué on it. The blue flowers were left overs from my Blue Buds quilt and were just waiting for a chance to be used up. I still have a bit more of those flowers and one day they will be showing up again in another wee hanging.

My DH suggested that it should hange at this level and I love it this way. :o)

In my stash, there are odds and ends of rick rack and I was just waiting for an opportunity to use it. Do you see how much this braiding changes the whole look of a circle? I’ll be doing that again, for sure.

Have a great day!

26 comments:

Linda said...

Beautiful, love the way the ric rac adds dimension.

Karen Dianne Lee said...

This really is the perfect example of how applique can make a difference. A big difference. You're right!!!

Catherine said...

Fabulous. Adding the ric rac was inspired!

Leslie said...

I have never in my life liked ric-rac, can't even say why. But you've opened my eyes! :D

Judith said...

It is beautifull. The ricrac really adds a dimension to it.

FabricMom said...

The appliqué makes it pop. Great job. It looks lovely hanging at an angle.

Bren said...

Wow! Beautiful! I love how the ric rac changes the look of the circle. Your color choices are beautiful!

Peg - Happy In Quilting said...

OMG...Rose Marie....just stunning you do such beautiful work!!!

atet said...

That is just beautiful. And that ric rac??? Wow!

Floss said...

This was pretty, but the appliqué makes it beautiful. What a difference it makes.

Anne Ida said...

Oh, that is a wonderful quilt, and I really like the way you have hung it on point! The ric rac is a very nice touch!

Danetta said...

This is just beautiful. I love the coplors you used and what a great use of ric rac.

Teresa said...

Thank you for you post on my blog. I love your applique and it is one of my favorite things to do as well. I had never thought of saving my applique pieces to put on other quilts, but you betcha I will start doing that now.

Guðrún said...

This is stunning, the flowers/colors just do it. Great as everything you do Rose Marie.

Kim said...

I noticed that you added ricrac to your appliqué. How did you get it to lay so nicely? Beautiful work...love the colors.

Christine said...

Beautiful applique and quilting. The ric-rac looks great. Love that little angel and her quilt in the first picture.

LC said...

Simply charming. Hanging it on point is nice too. How did you do that?

Kim said...

Rose Marie,
If your husband should read this comment, I hope he will pass along my wish for you and your family to know my thoughts are with all of you as you go through such a painful time with you mother. May she find peace and be freed from her pain.
Kim

quiltteacher said...

What paper piece pattern did you use to made you blue tree wall hanging? Every time I visit your blog, I love to seeing it. It is so pretty.

Dawn said...

Oh it is beautiful! I really love it with the applique on it!

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Littlefire said...

This is glorious
Recently found your blog and love your wall hangings etc

corry said...

Oh, Rose Marie it's just beautiful!Just beautiful! And it looks lovely hanging at an angle!

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teodo said...

Rose Marie this piece is amazing.
ciao ciao