Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Heart String Quilt




Finally! My heart string quilt top has been quilted, bound, embroidered, washed, photographed, and shipped. Whew!

I made this quilt as a wedding gift for a friend. I used this great tutorial from Film in the Fridge to learn how to make string blocks, then made them in two different sizes - 10" and 5.25" - to create vaguely heart shaped blocks. I wanted hearts but I didn't want them to be obvious. I think it kinda worked. [For a few closer shots check out the quilt top post linked above.]


The colors started off as blues, greens and yellows, but I found myself continually wanting to add in a few reds, so eventually I caved.


The back is the same cocoa color as the heart lines with a little band of fabrics sampled from the front. I just love the typewriter.


And since it was for a wedding, I embroidered the bride and groom's names and wedding date on the back.


Hopefully it will be well loved for many years. Congrats Anna and Kendall!

11 comments:

  1. gorgeous as always lady! you're a quilting machine! so hope to come on the 7th :)

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  2. it's so very pretty - lucky couple!

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  3. I love the traditional string design and the modern twist you gave it with your design and colors. I'm a friend of your mom's from the trip to Israel. I found the story about 'Kate' on your mom's facebook page. A very touching and wonderful story. Someday I hope we get to meet.

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