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Friday, 31 January 2014

'Daddy's Little Girl' - A French General Sampler Quilt


Exactly one year ago I made a quilt and for one reason and another never blogged about it - so finally here it is:

my Daddy's Little Girl sampler quilt



Lots of pics, the usual specs but no words.

 

Quilt top fabrics - Petite Odile by French General Layer Cake for Moda
Quilt back fabrics - La Petite Ecole by French General for Moda
Quilting Thread - Aurifil 50/2 - 2905 Army Green
Finished quilt size - approx 62" x 46"












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42 comments:

  1. What a gorgeous quilt!! ;-) Such beautiful photography too xx

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  2. Great quilt and it looks wonderful against the white snow!

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  3. Beautiful quilt - I will bookmark this for when i do another French General quilt - love what you did with the Petite Ecole panels on the back x

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    1. Thanks Gertie, do I remember you doing some cushions a while back with the same La Petite Ecole panel - if it wasn't you then I've no idea who it was! :D

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  4. Another stunning quilt captured in a fantastic setting. Snow and sunshine and the Metropolis skyline in the background. True eye candy.

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  5. It's beautiful. The colours are so rich

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  6. Lovely quilt Chrissie, spectacular photos too.

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  7. Those fabrics are beautiful and what a great way to show them off. I love the fussy cutting, the backing, all of it!

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  8. Just beautiful, Chrissie!!! Fabulous photos, too, especially the rolled up quilt.

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  9. That one really turned out great.

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  10. I am so happy to have read your blog, I lived in Queens and LI most of my life and now in the Midwest. England is my favorite place to go - love going to the West End. My mother and sister worked in Manhattan many years ago and have lots of wonderful memories. Will be back in June.

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    1. Good to meet you, you must by The City Quilter in June and say hi :D

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  11. It's beautiful! I love the colors! Thanks for sharing it with us at Sewlicious Home Decor!

    Marti

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  12. Nice work ! I am loving the colors! found you on clever chic hop.

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  13. That is one of the prettiest quilts I have ever seen. Bright colors but it is not gawdy like some I have seen. Great job!

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    1. Thanks so much for your lovely comment and what was even sweeter is that it's exactly the same thing that my Mum said when I showed her the quilt 12 months ago. Thanks for dropping by :D

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  14. I love Sampler quilts and this one is great I love the quilting.

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  15. That is so nice! I love the backing too. Well done!

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  16. Oh you can't beat a bit of French General! Lovely colours - and a perfect backdrop for the photography:-)

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  17. Interesting back! I love French General, I can't resist picking up some each time I go to a local store that stocks it.

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  18. Beautiful! Love the colors and the back is a wonderful surprise.

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  19. What beautiful work and just love the colors in the French General.
    Thank you for sharing with the Clever Chicks Blog Hop! I hope you’ll join us again next week!

    Cheers,
    Kathy Shea Mormino
    The Chicken Chick
    http://www.The-Chicken-Chick.com

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  20. What a beautiful quilt Chrissie, I'm glad you are finally showing it to us! Thanks for sharing.
    Freemotion by the River Linky Party Tuesday

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  21. Love the fabric choice and color combo :)

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  22. French General fabrics are so cozy feeling, and I love them as a sampler. The backing is awesome too!

    Thanks for sharing at Needle and Thread Thursday!

    :) Kelly @ My Quilt Infatuation

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  23. Great quilt! I just love the back!!! Perfect.

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  24. Really beautiful and I love the backing fabric. It's just wonderful.

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  25. This is beautiful. I have that fabric but hadn't found a pattern I liked. A sampler is a great idea. Looks good.
    xo jan

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    1. Absolutely Jan, French General fabrics have such a shabby chic, aged feel to them that the traditional sampler quilt really suits them :D

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  26. Yep - I still LOVE this quilt Chrissie!! French General fabrics are my FAV!! Thanks for sharing at Val's... Karen

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  27. Such a neat idea for the back.

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  28. Sampler quilts are so fun...but I absolutely love the back too!!! It's definitely a fun surprise!!

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  29. I especially like the back of this lovely quilt, the whole thing is very cozy. The straight line quilting is a great compliment to the whole. Visiting from Val's link up.
    Patrica at Dogwood Lane Rambles

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  30. I love love love this quilt...so cozy for winter! And the back! Wow! I made a quilt for my son out of petit odil...now I want to make another, lol!

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