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Saturday, June 15, 2013

A Confession

In the interest of full disclosure, I have a confession to make.  I have been working on my Beginner Quilt Along quilt and got a little carried away.  This really was just a pile of cut fabric on Thursday.


I took lots of pictures throughout the process and will still be posting step by step on the QAL schedule, but I have family coming in town tomorrow, so I knew that getting work done in bits and pieces on this quilt would be tough.  That's how I'm justifying it to myself anyway.

Speaking of the QAL, the Layout and Piecing Your Quilt Top page is already posted a little early HERE.  Seriously, I'm impatient for everything!

Plus, as I've looked around at other quilt alongs, many of them have a picture of "this is what we'll be making."  So, just consider this picture a sample of the finished product.  (have I justified enough?) I promise I will wait to show the other pictures and give all of the other pertinent information at the proper time at the end of the Quilt Along.  :)

Yeah... I told you that I get quilty tunnel vision and have a hard time staring at things unfinished.  Infatuation- for real.  It's kind of a problem.  And now you know.



39 comments:

  1. Oh my! Look at you go! Well, this frees you up for your next project. Congrats on getting this done so fast.

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  2. Kelly, I love this quilt! The fabrics just go so well together. Love the pops of teal! So sorry I didn't link up this week as promised. We're fighting our first tooth over here and the sewing and quilty projects have been put a little on hold. Keera x

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  3. wow, it looks fantastic! i love that you kept it simple with the echo quilting.

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  4. The quilting was perfectly matched for this quilt! It's lovely

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  5. Hahaha, Kelly- I love your tunnel vision!!!!
    And I I love your quilting, good choice :)

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  6. I do this too. I feel possessed by certain projects and can't do anything else (including make dinner, watch TV, sleep, whatever) until I get them finished up. Glad to hear I'm not the only one! Some really lovely results of your tunnel vision. The pink and turquoise are so sweet together.

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  7. :) I wish I could just finish something like that!Good job!
    Carol

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  8. Looks great! So satisfying to get a result!

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  9. It's good to see the finished article in a quilt along! Means you know what you're aiming for.

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  10. This is a really beautiful quilt. Your fabrics are gorgeous!

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  11. Beautiful!! Such a pretty quilt and I need your impatience to get things done around here ;)

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  12. Look at you, lady! Send me some of that mojo on over here! Loving the color scheme you used, and I'm so excited to see your QAL.

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  13. It looks wonderful - what fabrics did you use. They are beautiful!! Nice finish.

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  14. Hey, Kelly... You're a quilting juggernaut! Great job on the quilt along!

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  15. I knew it! You don't sleep, there's no way sleep fits into your schedule with all this quilty awesomeness happening ;)

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  16. It looks so beautiful, I love that Pat Bravo line :) I'm looking forward to seeing the process!

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  17. I've just been trawling through your blog, and I have to say - I like your style! Your quilts are great and simple is really good!

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  18. That looks like a really fun quilt for when you just want to sew and not get picky about it. It turned out extremely well too.

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  19. Hmmm, I think I could benefit from some of your tunnel vision - I keep starting new projects and moving on ;) your quilt is very lovely, great colors!

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  20. Very pretty. Love your colours.

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    1. Thank you very much Laura! I'm glad you like it!

      :) Kelly

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  21. Beautiful! An absolute perfect combination of colors/patterns. :-)

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  22. So pretty... I can totally understand why you couldn't put it down!

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  23. Beautiful quilt Kelly, neat fabrics too! Thanks for sharing.
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  24. Lovely quilt, I can see why you wanted to have it finished!

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  25. Kelly, from reading the comments, I'm not the only one who loves your fabrics -- great choices!

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  26. Beautiful quilt! I love the quilting on it too!

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  27. I came to your blog from 52 quilts and I am so glad you shared this. I have been wanting to make something similar and maybe now I will get started on it.

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    1. Thank you for your kind comment and your visit Irene! I am so glad my quilt has inspired you. It was a really fun and quick one to make.

      :) Kelly

      ps- responding here since you are a no-reply blogger.

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  28. Really liking this, very very pretty. And I love the echo row of stitching next to the ditch.

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    1. Thank you very much Linda! I am glad you like it. I like the echo quilting too. It isn't any harder than SITD, but I think it is a little more interesting.

      :) Kelly

      ps- answering here since you are a no-reply blogger.

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  29. Beautiful quilt, Kelly. Love the color way.

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  30. LOL! I totally understand the need to get it done. I wish I felt that way about all my projects, but I'll take it on whatever ones I can. ;) It's beautiful, Kelly! Way to go!

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  31. Way to go! (Commenting in the hopes of some of that sewjo rubbing off). I was going to start a new project tonight but I really should work on a WIP...

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  32. Love this quilt! What a great design - and obviously quick and easy to finish! Whoop whoop!!

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  33. It's beautiful and I think it's a great idea to have the quilt finished before you begin the quilt-along!

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  34. I love this quilt! Wow! The colors are so pretty and your enthusiasm is a little bit contagious. I better get quilting, right? Thanks for linking up and congrats on another beautiful finish!

    xo -E

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