Here is my finished Postcard from Sweden. You can get the free pattern by Jeli Quilts here.
Organic wavy lines in white thread for a quick finish.
There was enough of the colourful striped backing to use for the binding.
I used the following 36 Kona colours: Lipstick, Flame, Bright Pink, Pomegranate, Emerald, Kiwi, Sprout, Citrus, Lemon, Creamsicle, Nectarine, Kumquat, Chartreuse, Leprechaun, Cypress, Baby Blue, Regatta, Peacock, Cyan, Riveria, Capri, Lilac, Red, Purple, Mulberry, Crocus, Poppy, Wisteria, Valentine, Carnation, Petal, Candy Pink, Lagoon, Carrot, Orange, and Peapod.
And I finished my blue Isla top (by Made by Rae). I used my new serger for most of the seams, but I still have a lot to learn.
I'm linking up my finish with:
Let's Bee Social @ Sew Fresh Quilts
WIP Wednesday @ The Needle and Thread Network
WIP Wednesday @ The Needle and Thread Network
Midweek Makers @ Quilt Fabrication
Wednesday Wait Loss @ The Inquiring Quilter
Needle and Thread Thursday @ My Quilt Infatuation
I love both finishes! That top looks beautiful on you!ReplyDelete
I have this weird no-striped-fabric policy (I don't know why -- it just doesn't seem very "me"). But I can't imagine a more perfect backing and binding for this project. It frames the piece beautifully!ReplyDelete
Oh, the quilt just glows! I like your top, too.ReplyDelete
Both are just lovely! And you have a beautiful smile!ReplyDelete
I love the backing and binding for the Postcards from Sweden quilt, and the wavy lines finish it nicely. I really think that these goal setting linkups are so neat; it's fun to see how everyone works so hard to complete their goals. <3ReplyDelete
Such a pretty quilt, great quilting and the best backing ever. Congratulations on both finishes, you look great in your new top.ReplyDelete
such a colourful quilt a real beauty, top has worked so well too good to see the serger at work, have decided to pass mine on to someone who need one, have had mine since 2001 and rarely used itReplyDelete
Lovely top, I always admire those who can make clothes. Postcards, wow, it looks wonderful, please stop tempting me! Congrats on both your finishes.ReplyDelete
Love your Postcard from Sweden! The colors really glow. Congrats on finishing off the top, it's very cute. I'm not sure I can sew with a 5/8" seam anymore, I think I'm permanently set at 1/4" these days.ReplyDelete
Love the postcard from Sweden! It is gorgeous! Your top looks great on you too.ReplyDelete
What a beautiful finish Anja! It's so bright...I love it! What a cute top too! I didn't know you sewed clothing! Two gorgeous finishes!ReplyDelete
Visited from the Needle and Thread Thursday linky. Beautiful quilt!ReplyDelete
Yeah! Your Postcard Quilt looks fantastic and different than the rest too. Love the striped backing and binding.ReplyDelete
What a gorgeous feast for the eyes - your quilt is just perfect. And you look cute as a button!!!ReplyDelete
So bright and pretty! Nice top too - you look so pretty and happy in it! Thank you for sharingReplyDelete
I just love the quilt - it is so bright and fun! Thanks for linking up with Elm Street Quilts One Monthly Goal and congrats on your finish!ReplyDelete
I just drool over that particular quilt every time I see it. MMMMMM!! How big is it Anja?ReplyDelete
Love the quilt. Your top is beautiful.ReplyDelete
Wow, what a wonderful, colorful quilt!ReplyDelete
A wonderful quilt, love all the bright colours together like that!ReplyDelete
Two magnificent finishes, Anja!ReplyDelete
They both look awesome!ReplyDelete
Joyful finish!! And the backing/binding fabric is wonderful with the top. I like your top, too. The black and blue print is so versatile for both black pants and blue denim.ReplyDelete
Your top is NOT orange?! I think blue looks terrific on you and that is sure a pretty pattern...been getting tempted to sew for myself again... LOVE the Postcards from Sweden, saw it on Instagram and think I said there I and a few friends are supposed to be doing it together as a QAL this Fall. Love your rendition. I still haven't investigated the stash for what Kona colours I DO have...thanks for the names of yours.ReplyDelete
Wow! I love the Postcards quilt. Go beautiful! And the Isla top is gorgeous. Doesn't look like you have anything to learn. Thank you for linking to Wednesday Wait Loss.ReplyDelete
This quilt is every kind of stunning. I hope to make something similar some day! Thanks for sharing!ReplyDelete
It's such a colourful and happy quilt ! Thanks for participating in 2017 FAL, visiting on behalf of the cheerleading team.ReplyDelete
Beautiful! So striking - and I love your top too!ReplyDelete