Out of sight, out of mind?!

Serious brain fade happening here.  I did mention a couple of finishes in a recent blog but only showed off one!
Scratching my head for something of interest to show you this week, I was pleased I had forgotten to brag about finally completely the Snowball quilt.  What started as a stack of free fabric (mainly strips), morphed into this top.
 And finally looked decent with the bargain of the year, this Jo Morton print that I found on sale at Spotlight.  Now I am not a huge fan of brown, but my love of reproduction and traditional quilting styles seems to lean in favor of murk pallette.
But a nice dark red binding saved the day.  Not so obvious in this shot, but lightened up the border fabric and gave it a final kick of colour.
Very lucky that Mum happened to visit at the right time to act as quilt hanger - otherwise I wouldnt have any photos, as this baby is now gone, gifted last weekend.
So its definitely a finish now, one to tick off the list before the year ends!
Happy quilting Sue.


8 comments:

  1. wow Sue this quilt is fantastic what a beautiful finish for you xx

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  2. Love this one.... And I think the border works perfectly...... My family call it my brown faze......

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  3. Nice job, Sue! I do love the vintage look of this. Fun to have a quilt made from free fabrics--especially when it turns out so well.

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  4. The border fabric was a great find! Lovely quilt, and congratulations on another project ticked off the list.

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  5. Sue, just got caught up on your posts. I too enjoy these subdue like colours and you have such pretty prints. This is another great project and however you finish it will be great.

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  6. What another great finish for the year. The snowball block is so diverse and showcases fabric so nicely.

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  7. very beautiful work :) i like your good idea ,Thanks for the inspiration!

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