Tuesday, January 05, 2010

Some Sewing Content

I have to be honest, I haven't spent much time in the sewing room the past month. So here's Cyndy, who has! This is a lovely piece made with shot cotton. My timing was perfect, I ended up at The Quilter's Inn when the machine quilter dropped this off. The machine quilting is wonderful.

So what are you up to peeps?


Blogger jen duncan said...

I don't understand what shot cotton is, but that machine quilting is wonderful!

7:59 AM  
Blogger Miss Jean said...

They say that quilting makes the quilt. Boy is it true in this example. Any other design would not be half as dramatic as this is. Just wonderful.

I'm putting two quick projects together getting ready for retreat in February. If you have read my blog, you'll know that, yet again, I have procrastinated! But "I will truiumph!" (What movie is that from?)


8:14 AM  
Blogger Sherri said...

The quilting is stunning! I also don't know what "shot cotton" is!

8:17 AM  
Anonymous happy zombie said...

The quilt and the quilting is amazing and I love the colors. And ditto on the shot cotton - I have no idea and now I'm even more curious.

9:28 AM  
Blogger alobsiger said...

OMG, that's purty! LOVE the colors, LOVE the fabrics (naturally), LOVE the quilting. Thanks for showing us that. I've been thinking of "needing" some new shot cottons for the new year... :-)

9:42 AM  
Blogger Anita said...

Wow, what a great quilt! It really lets the fabric shine. I love Cyndy's quilts.

9:55 AM  
Anonymous Pookie said...

Wowza! I love that the angular quilting suits the Kaffe Fasset fabrics so well, even though those prints are all so organic.

12:32 PM  
Anonymous Susanne said...

oh oh- Miss Jean, the quote is from French Kiss!
One of my favs.
Fabulous quilting

1:25 PM  
Blogger Quilting with Pugs said...

Ditto on the shot cotton. I managed to get 2 quilts to the quilter and picked up my niece's quilt which is huge. I have 6 other quilts ready to start! Which one will I do?

1:46 PM  
Blogger Kathi D said...

Ooooh, that is chock full of my favorite fabrics! Love the quilting!

I have been doing nothing except trying to clear out the remains of 2009 and get started on 2010.

4:28 PM  
Blogger Kathi D said...

OH YOU GUYS! It's a good thing I, as a dedicated follower of Kaffe Fassett, arrived to tell you about shot cotton. It's cotton that has two color tones in it that are apparent at different angles. Like silk dupioni, kind of.

4:46 PM  
Blogger rachel griffith said...

SO pretty.

4:58 PM  
Blogger Jackie said...

I love the quilt, the quilting, and yes I know what shot cotton is and I love it!!

5:39 PM  
Blogger Elizabeth said...

Well, thank goodness I got here at the end of the day so I could find out what "shot cotton" is!

6:35 PM  
Blogger Mom Walds Place said...

Cyndy ROCKS!

UFO's are calling me. Can you hear them too?

6:37 PM  
Blogger 9patchnurse said...

Oh wow!! That's the 2nd quilt with shot cotton that I've drooled over this week. After the first one I perused some of Kaffe's fabric, now I'm going to order it! And that quilting is awesome. Thanks for the peek.

9:15 PM  
Blogger shellysquilts said...

Looks great! Well done!

6:01 AM  
Blogger mascanlon said...

I'm back at work...major bummer. And getting ready to empty my sewing room down to the floor to get it refinished it. Daunting to even think about.

6:08 AM  
Blogger Mary-Kay said...

Okay So I'm also one of those who didn't know what shot cotton is. But I do know now thanks to Kathi D. It's a beautiful quilt and the quilting is amazing.

12:14 PM  
Blogger mjb said...

Wow that turquoise makes for a very beautiful quilt!

6:16 AM  

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