Wednesday, July 17, 2019


No, we are not in winter here .... not yet.  But, snowballs?  That is the name of my latest quilt finish!  It was made during a quilt-along by Temecula Company and I absolutely loved making this quilt.  The border design is my own and I would do it again in a flash!

After the binding got finished, it was late at night and I just had to snap this photo taken in the lamp light at the cottage.
Here is the other side of the bridge on our cottage road.
The bridge is a one vehicle lane only and has great appeal for taking quilt photos.  The flies are still bad.
Then back at home, this is on our hill looking down.
Over a swing on our patio.
Yep, love this one too!

Quilt details:
Block size:  4" finished
Started:  December 2017
Top finished:  August 2018
Quilt finished:  July 2019
Quilt size:  67-1/2" x 83" (before quilting, washing and drying:  69-1/2" x 85")
Batting:  Hobbs polyester
Machine quilted by:  Kat's Quilts

For the quilt-along we needed to make 16 blocks each week.  Eight dark blocks and eight light blocks.  Each Wednesday, we were reminded about our blocks.  I actually kept with the program and then got ahead of the process and finished the blocks before the end of their quilt-along.  The border kept me busy for a while but it was so worth the wait.

Have a great stitching day!

Linking to:


julieQ said...

Your quilt is just darling!! I really love your applique border...a show stopper!

eloidastitches said...

Gorgeous!!! Bet you can't wait to hang it in the house. All that sumptuous colour, with that beautiful border. Love it. Congrats on another finish!

For the love of geese said...

I love the vintage look of your Snowball quilt.

Jennifer said...

I can see why you love's a beautiful quilt! A lovely spot by the bridge too, even if the insects were bad - they don't show in photos.

dq said...

It is absolutely stunning! You have done a beautiful job!

Kyle said...

Wow! It's a beautiful finish. The applique border is stunning and makes it uniquely your own style.

Jenny said...

It looks great, and your special border really finishes the quilt off nicely.

Gretchen Weaver said...

Beautiful, love it!! This is put on my someday quilts to make list! Happy Stitching!

chrisknits said...

Another gorgeous finish!!

Vivian said...

Absolutely beautiful! This one is going to blow up Pinterest! Those Temecula QALs always result in such great quilts!

moosecraft said...

This is gorgeous! And, you added the perfect applique to the borders. The curves...the! :-)

Julie Fukuda said...

Great finish. I love the balance of colors and the border is a perfect frame.

John Albert said...

I have read your article and this is really impressive for new readers and this is such beneficial blog for developing knowledge about embroideries techniques. Now get Cap Digitizing with perfect result is possible.