08 December 2011

quilting it


We all need a splash of color on a grey december day. I am quilting some simple pinwheels made from a layer cake - Recess from American Jane.


Looks inviting on the white deck...


I started out machine quilting it both horizontally/vertically and diagonally along the seams. These blocks are 12" big, so I am adding a bit of hand-quilting as well. (Can be spotted in the top picture...)

The wind is piping in, time to wrap it up!

; )

12 comments:

Mary said...

Oh gosh! Two of my very favorites...pinwheels and American Jane! This is a perfect combo! Looks fantastic Marit :)

Sujata said...

That looks like fun! I love those colors and pinwheels is such a happy pattern.

Nifty Quilts said...

A very fun and happy quilt! It does look good on the snow. I'm glad to see that you are hand-quilting again. It give me hope.

Lynne said...

Lovely and bright against that white! Brrr!

Quiltefia said...

Hei!! Helt enig!! Vi trenger masse farger!! Det er et morsomt mønster du har laget, fin måte å bruke stoffene på. Kanskje jeg må på
prøve!! Det ser ut som dere har fått litt snø i ditt område også!! Her ble det full vinter fra den ene dagen til den andre...... Veldig skifte!! Men det er pent!! Ha en fin adventstid!! AnneKari:-)

Lucy @ Charm About You said...

That is really pretty Marit!! The wind here is terrible, things are flying all over the place today!

Margreth said...

Oh, What a color explosion! It makes me smile!

Fran said...

Very pretty, I love the colours and the backing. I've done so many squares and hexagons lately, I keep seeing pinwheels and wondering if I should go there next...

Janet said...

I love that American Jane fabric, I've been hoarding some but I really need to get it into a quilt. It looks fabulous and I love the extra stitching. I sigh over photos of quilts in the snow.

Carla said...

I love me some American Jane fabrics! This is the perfect pattern to go with.....fun stuff, Marit, as always!

Nanci said...

Love it, love it. Recess is so retro and it says happiness is colour!
I just might get this fabric!
Merry Christmas.

sewkatiedid said...

I think you and I are in the same boat with the need for some cheerful color! I love this line of fabric and pinwheels are just perfect.