Thursday, April 22, 2010

Rainbow quilt? Check.





Oh shoot. I forgot to take a photo of the quilting up close. I ended up going with a medium gray thread. I love the result.

Mostly, though, I love that Papa agreed to hold it out by the pond. And that he wore a matching outfit.

-dana

35 comments:

Marcia said...

Oh, I love it! What will you do with it?

Mae Goodale said...

very pretty! I love seeing the quilts you make! :) Mae

Rafael's Mum said...

Aaaaaah... bless.... Love the quilt but also love your man loves you enough to go and hold them up for you. That's really special.

Artfulife said...

IT turned out great Dana :)

Mary on Lake Pulaski said...

So sweet Dana - both the quilt and the photos!!!

Marsel said...

It's beautiful!

Ashley Ann said...

Oh wow! I think I already told you about my weakness for rainbow! :D

It's beautiful Dana. I love it big time. :D

Amy - Park City Girl said...

Dana! I recognize this :) It's beautiful - I love that you added the solid to each block!

traceyjay said...

gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous

Kimberly said...

what, no invisible thread ;)

it's beautiful!

Sew Create It - Jane said...

What gorgeous legs!! oops...sorry I'm suppose to look at the quilt! Yeah it is pretty awesome too :o) LOL

grendelskin said...

Hooray for you and for Papa! I like the sashing; do take a closeup of the quilting, would love to see it!

Kelly O. said...

grey you say? wise choice ;)

Purple Quilter Queen said...

Beautiful! Can you get a close up pic of it?? I'd love to see the detail of each block. Good job! Jenn

Amy said...

Oh! It turned out so cute! I love it!

sydlovesfrisbee said...

Hee Hee! What a wonderful model and such a good sport. :) I think he may have a new calling. Great quilt too!

corinnea said...

Beautiful!

Sarah Pead said...

Love it! Love it! Love it! It turned out absolutely beautiful.

amylouwho said...

I love the solid sashing in matching colors around each block - AND the red and aqua back. It turned out REALLY great!

What did the finished size end up being?

Terri said...

Oh, very pretty!!!! And the quilt's not bad, either! Heeheehee! :)

Catherine said...

Love those rainbow blocks and a perfect location for the photo shoot!

Elissa said...

ooh, ooh, ooh! i love the BACK, dana. i mean, the front is great, i love the front, but i ADORE the back. and super pics too, dear!

Deb said...

I love the fact you took a pic of him holding the quilt... does he read this?? David would KILL me if I did that. LOl

Susan said...

Gorgeous setting for a beautiful quilt, Dana! I love it. It's got every color I like in it. Of course, I like every color! lol

Karen said...

Looks like you have the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow too in your great hubby!!

Karen said...

or is it your dad?

Pink Lemonade Bags said...

Turned out beautiful! Love it!

em's scrapbag said...

This quilt is absolutely wonderful. So nice of Papa to match.

EG said...

I LOVE it! I'm just learning to quilt but this is quite the inspiration!

Dena said...

I thought the model was color coordinated on purpose. LOL Nice job on the quilt.

tara said...

Crazy awesome quilt.

WhiteStone said...

Beautiful! That must have been fun putting together.

Dena said...

Nice to have one more checked off the list huh? I love the setting with the pond and the quilt turned out great. I'm lovin' hand quilting. I think you would too. Not so hard. Have a great weekend.

LollyChops said...

WOW! How awesome to see our work all together in one mega amazing quilt!!!

My mom is almost done with hers! I'll be posting it soon!

HUGS Dana and thanks for inviting me to the bee!

Cheryl Arkison said...

How fun!