October 6, 2010

Stitched With Love...

Spring Magic is finished and will be on its way to Twyla today! I've loved creating this special quilt - just to give it away as a gift in my 500th Post Giveaway drawing.
The finished quilt is bright, cheerful, and vintage-looking to me. The Moda fabrics are so pretty in shades of pink, aqua, green and yellow. Each individual square measures 2" x 2", and each nine-patch block measures 6" x 6". There are 2" white strips between each block, with 2" borders around the outside. It measures approximately 41.5" wide by 51.5" long overall, and I think it'll be a perfect size for snuggling into for a little snooze.
Of course, I completed the quilt with my "Brynwood" label, and then decided to add the "stitched with love" label created by the sweet Anna of Lillalotta. She has a wonderful blog, and, although she's taken a break from her Etsy shop recently to regroup, she sells beautiful things there when her shop is open. She's hosting a Christmas package swap event on her blog, in case you're interested in participating!
So, here it is. Twyla's finished Spring Magic quilt. I'm just taking final measurements and making a few notes. I'm going to be offering a pattern for this lap quilt, in case you'd like to make a jelly roll quilt for yourself or someone you love. I'll be offering the pattern for sale in my Etsy shop in the near future.

Time to finish Charlene's quilt now, so that I can mail hers off to her this week, too!

19 friends clicked here to leave a note for me:

Chris said...

This turned out beautifully Donna!

Megan Chamberlain said...

The Spring Magic quilt looks amazing. I love the colours and your labels are the finishing touch. Twyla is so lucky and going to be so happy to receive this.

Patty C. said...

Beautiful - Congrats to the winner :)

Twyla and Lindsey said...

Oh Donna! I am speechless! It is absolutely perfectly gorgeous!!! It means so much to me that you made this with me in mind. You knew I would love the vintage feel of it. I will cherish it always. Thank you! Twyla

Tracy Suzanne said...

Oh' that lucky Twyla! Congrats to her. It turned out beautiful Donna.

Hope you're having a wonderful week.
ooxx's...Tracy :)

mariaerba said...

Donna, it's a beautiful quilt ;)
congrats to lucky Twyla
ciao Maria

Tina Eudora said...

Just gorgeous Donna, it truly does conjure up feelings of Spring!
Have a fun sewing and creative day!
Tina xo

Sherri said...

Just beautiful Donna!! Congratulations again to the winner!

Jan M said...

I love it! Congratulations to Twyla!

Mary Ann said...

The prize quilt is just simply awesome. You have such wonderful talent.

Christa said...

What beautiful quilt! I love the fresh colors and the pattern.

Francie...The Scented Cottage Studio said...

what a lucky lucky lady !


Grandma Yellow Hair said...

Good morning honey
I wanted to be sure and come by to say hello this morning before I get to busy to do so.
This quilt is so lovely and and she will be over joyed to receive this and to know it was stiched with love makes it even more special.
How you turn your pieces out so quickly blows both my mind and Ms. Pearls. hahaha
Girl I am lucky if I get a post in now and then and here your posting everyday, creating pieces beautiful enough to be in a musuem ..I don't think that is spelled right museum...oh well you know what I mean.
Love you sweet friend and think of you often out here on the ole North Forty.
Pool Therapy today and pain doctor tomorrow. I really needed to take Gary to MD tomorrow but I had this appointment so my sister-in-law that lives here will have to step up to the plate.
How is Handsome doing? Tell him hello and hope you guys are having the weather we are so you and handsome can go riding on your harleys.
Well did not mean to fill your page got to go
Love ya

Sarah said...

It's absolutely stunning! No doubt Twyla will treasure this for a lifetime. For me, gifts made with "heart and hand" are the most cherished.
I'm so thrilled I found your blog. Each posts brings the gift of inspiration. Thank you! ~ Sarah

Marydon said...

G'morn Donna ~ You are such a precious friend ... each gift created especially for each person. They will love your exquisite work, so intricate & detailed, as do I.

Lucky ladies, beautiful quilts to treasure.
Have a beautiful weekend.
TTFN ~ Hugs, Marydon

Taylor Kay said...

Beautiful quilt!!! :)
I need to find a man who can cook for himself... haha! Cuz my learning is kinda failing. ;)


Charlene said...

Such a busy little bee you are my sweet friend!!! Twyla's quilt turned out to be stunning!!!! You are amazing. I love the colors you used. Take your time! Don't stress! Enjoy the process. Pass our puppy hugs to both fur babies! HUGS! Charlene

DeeDee said...

oh it is as beautiful as my eye imagined it would be..they are gonna scream with excitement when they see thier prize....and be snuggled in you thoughts for a very long time...great gift.

PinkGranny said...

Fabulous! Twyla will cherish the quilt for many many years to come.


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