Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Finally Finished!

Hi Everybody!  First, I have to start out by saying our thoughts and prayers go out to those affected by the tornadoes in Oklahoma.  It just looks like total devastation and I can't even imagine what those families are going through.  Stay safe!

Last week my family and I took a somewhat vacation.  For a few days we spent the week back in Gettysburg and had a wonderful time, but I took no pictures :(  Then we came home and just relaxed for a while.  All in all it was a good week and I'm really looking forward to this Memorial Day weekend :)  Always looking forward to the beginning of summer, such a fun time and just wish we were already back in Gettysburg.

Before we left I had a chance to finish up my mom's Mother's Day gift ...
Cherry Valley Designs Essential Bed Quilt

... You may remember this as a work in progress from a few weeks ago.

It was absolutely a blast to do and there are so many longarm techniques that I'd never tried, like these feather wreaths ...

Cherry Valley Designs Essential Bed Quilt
From the Front
Cherry Valley Designs Essential Bed Quilt
And the Back!
the cable feather border surrounded by piano keys and ...
Cherry Valley Designs Essential Bed Quilt
You can best see this from the back
the circles around the nine patch ...

Cherry Valley Designs Essential Bed Quilt

All in all it was an awesome quilt to long arm and ended up taking me a whopping 24 hours to complete - definitely a milestone for me, but well worth it! :)  Happy Mother's Day, mom!  You're the best!

Again, if you're interested in making this quilt yourself you can find the paper pattern here which we will snail mail to you or the PDF pattern here which will be delivered nearly instantly to your e-mail!

Thanks to the blogs whose linky parties we're participating in today:

Fresh Poppy Design

Better Off Thread

Until Next Time!



  1. Sew very nice! You did a great job on the quilting!

  2. Beautiful quilt and love the intricate quilting on it! Thanks for sharing.
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  3. Wonderful FMQ on a wonderful quilt!
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