Friday, 9 August 2013

Swedish Quilt - finished :)

This really was a quickie!

I started making this quilt about 3-4 weeks ago for my dear friend Lisa's Mum who will be celebrating her 70th birthday on Sunday. Inger is Swedish (hence the colours yellow and blue) and we all had a wonderful time at Richard and Lisa's wedding in Sigtuna, Sweden in May this year.

Since beginning this, there's been a couple of family visits, a little bit of quilting bee work, and a big clearing up of the spare room so I really am delighted to have finished it last night and I can't wait to hand it to the birthday girl tomorrow:)








I love looking back at how a quilt is born and grows, don't you?

Details: 'Memories of Sigtuna' for Inger
Pattern: based on 'Blossom Time' from this book by Pam and Nicky Lintott
Size: 58" x 58"
Started: 14th July
Finished: 8th August

Linking up with Amanda Jean @ Crazy Mom Quilts - Finish it up Friday and Sarah @ Confessions of a Fabric Addict 


11 comments:

  1. Wow! So beautiful- Jatte vackert, as they say in Sweden. My mum is Swedish, and it's interesting that in her own quilting, embroidery and other needle work she often uses blue and yellow, so those colours are hard wired into the Swedes! I'm sure Inger will love it.

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  2. Great quickie!!! Thanks for sharing...

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  3. Lovely. Just lovely! I really like the back, too! Congrats on another beautiful finish. Whoop! Whoop!

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  4. I do like watching the process. This is a beauty. What a lovely gift it will be.

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  5. Great photos too! Lucky recipient, hope she treasures it :-)

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  6. That is a beautiful quilt - blue and gold are one of my favourite colour combinations. I studied for teacher's college in Otago, a province of NZ, and was a very loyal supporter of the Otago rugby team (still am). My first big project was a queen size blue and gold quilt for our bed.

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  7. You did great! Blue and yellow-always a classic

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  8. Stunning quilt Jenn - this really came together nicely. Has a really clean and fresh look to it!

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  9. Hi!
    I just love your quilt in the Swedish colors!
    I´m from Sweden and this quilt made me very proud!
    Thanks for sharing!

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