Friday, August 13, 2010

Another one topped up

This has been a very good week for me .... another top done. This top has been teasing you and I for a long time now and it was about time that I just bit the bullet and got this top made. It was the corner setting triangles that stopped me from completing this top a long time ago.

There will be some hand quilting and machine quilting on this one. But not right now .... it is just too hot to think about quilting. In my previous post, I was asked about the pole that is used for showing my quilt tops for photography. I use a 3/4" dia. electrical conduit steel pipe that can be purchased at a hardware store. They come in lengths of 8' and 10'. They are nice and sturdy and don't sag at all. In the photo below, my top is held up by curtain rings (the ones that have clips that you pinch open). I'm standing on a step ladder and holding the pipe against a tree trunk.

So, now you know ....

Enjoy your weekend!

29 comments:

Karen said...

A ton of triangles in this quilt and well done I might add.

Darlene said...

Another beauty. I do love the way you photograph all your quilts. Great idea.

Janet said...

Your quilt looks wonderful! I love all the little pinwheels. What a great idea for photographing your quilts!

Cathi said...

Absolutely gorgeous! I love the way you photograph your quilts!

QuiltSue said...

It's wonderful and what a lot of work you must have put into making all those tiny sashing blocks.

Sandra said...

You did an amazing job on this one! Those tiny pinwheel really set off the main blocks. Thanks for sharing the details of how you photograph your quilts. Very creative!

Vicki W said...

That is stunning!

Mary L. said...

Great quilt..What a lot of piecing and you did a wonderful job!

Jeanne said...

Love it! And a clever way to photograph your quilts. Thank you for sharing your secret.

julieQ said...

Oh Rose Marie! I pop over to see what you are up to, and your have finished another magnificent quilt. Just awesome! I love it...wow!

MARCIE said...

Rose Marie, this quilt made me gasp! It is awesome! So many little pinwheels surrounding the big ones. Love it!

Ali Honey said...

Great idea for photos!. I love how the little sashing blocks look in your quilt...gives it a wow factor!

Janet said...

Congratulations on finishing the top. I've loved seeing this one from time to time and what a beauty! Thanks for the tip for hanging the quilt up, I think I need something like that.

Lori said...

That is stunning!!

I'm really loving your spool quilt too! Way to go to the finishes!!

Karen said...

This quilt is simply amazing. I've never seen this set this before, simply wonderful!!

Amy said...

I absolutely love this quilt! It;s stunning! great work!

Mary Lou Casada said...

I've got this quilt on my list!! I'd seen it somewhere...finally found a version of it in 40 Fabulous Quick-Cut Quilts by Evelyn Sloppy. You can NEVER go wrong with pinwheels!!! Love it, love it, love it! :-)

Raewyn said...

Another beautiful quilt!! What a lot of work would have gone into the sashings. I like the way the main top 'glows' and the setting triangles/ last border are in the background. Beautiful.

Floss said...

Love all the pinwheels, and thanks for sharing how you get your grat photos.

Teresa said...

Ok..gonna show my age here...but as soon as I saw this quilt, that song..Let's Do They Twist...started playing in my head. Wonder if it will stick with me all day?? Great quilt!

gamawinkie said...

Girl, this is absolutely beautiful!
Good job. Also, thanks for the tip on hanging quilts.

Jennifer said...

Now how did I miss this post? Your quilt is gorgeous, and different!

Peg - Happy In Quilting said...

You are one amazing quilter....that is stunning Rose Marie.....

*karendianne. said...

Oh Rose Marie my goodness this is amazing. Sparkling. ...for real!

*karendianne. said...

Oh Rose Marie my goodness this is amazing. Sparkling. ...for real!

Carrie P. said...

Oh, my goodness, look at those tiny pinwheels. It is a gorgeous quilt.

Pokey said...

Oh, wow! This has my mind spinning with all those beautiful, tiny pinwheels! I love how you brought the design out over the outside framing border, good design call. Great accomplishment!

Teresa said...

Oh bless you for answering my question about your method of photography! And with such a beautiful top! OMG!! All those triangles...really stunning!

I found some of those curtain rings with the clips at IKEA, and I will definitely find some electrical conduit. Thank you so much for sharing this!!

In stitches,
Teresa :o)

Gisele said...

Another beautiful quilt & a clever way to photgraph them, thanks for sharing your method :)