QUILT INFO

The quilt in the header is made from a Cheri Payne pattern called "Twelve Days of Christmas"..

Thursday, October 15, 2009

MISS TESSIE TWITCHETT

Let me introduce you to Miss Tessie Twitchett. She has four dresses with co-ordinating aprons that she is modeling for you. Her collar is the same fabric as her apron. She is patiently awaiting spring, the time when we seem to think more about bunnies and she will get to be on display.
The green border fabric is from the Liberty Garden line of fabric put out by Moda a good while back. I didn't have quite enough left to complete the border using a continuous strip, so I added in a rectangle of the green with cream stars from the same line of fabric. Have to make do sometimes. I tried adding a scrap from the original border fabric. With such a big print, it looked odd, so I like the solution I came up with.
This is the back of the quilt. I used left overs from making the bunnies to piece the stars. And the scraps of the border fabric went in between.

Miss Tessie Twitchett was created from a pattern in "Say It With Flowers" which is a Jan Patek book.

Enjoy your day!

Karen

30 comments:

  1. Miss Tessie Twitchett is absolutely adorable!! And I love the back! Great little quilt!

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  2. Super quilt, Karen!

    Personally, I love when patterns are altered from the original design, whatever the reason. In your case, you ran out of a particular fabric. I love the results. It makes it kind of whimsical and 'your own' at the same time. And the back? I love it as much as the front.

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  3. GREAT job...front AND back!!!

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  4. She is so cute! I love all her dresses! Such a happy little quilt!

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  5. What a darling quilt. Miss Tess Twitchett is adorable. I love the border print and the back is beautiful too.

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  6. A very sweet quilt and would be perfect to display around Easter.

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  7. A wonderful finish Karen! Good for you! 8-)

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  8. Miss Tessie is adorable! Great finish.

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  9. I love Miss Tessie...and her beautiful dresses!!! ANd Spring... ahh.. doesnt that word have a nice ring to it!!! ;o)) Have a great weekend!!

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  10. LOl! I had a smile just from the cute name!!! Perfect for spring!! Great job!

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  11. Oh she is going to enjoy being shown off next spring :o)

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  12. Miss Tessie Twitchett is adorable and she will be perfect for Spring.....if only it was only a short while off.
    Your make do worked out fine, its so liberating!! I also like the back of the quilt, its worth the peek.

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  13. Miss Tessie is adorable! A darling little quilt...Great finish.

    Julia ♥

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  14. Very cute quilt! Love the way you fixed the border problem.

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  15. Not only is little quilt darling, but the backing is wonderful also, but your banner/heading wins the prize for cleverness! You've gone over the top with clever. 8-)))

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  16. I love everything about the quilt and the way you did it.

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  17. Great little quilt and very creative back!

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  18. This is adorable! I love how you did the back, and how you added to the border. Wonderful!!!!

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  19. Miss Tessie is just wonderful. She is so cute. I love your backing too.

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  20. Adorable is the best way to describe the quilt, I love the dressess and the back is a great finish.

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  21. Miss Tessie is just a sweetie. Love the border solution. I wouldn't have noticed it right away if you hadn't mentioned. That's the kind of surprise that I love to find in a quilt *s*

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  22. what a sweetie! she will be perfect for spring
    Kris

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  23. Love this quilt! And the back!

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  24. Oh Karen~ that is just as cute as can be! Miss Tessie will welcome spring so cheerfully. :-) I love the back too.

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  25. Miss Tessie is so pretty!
    Great job!

    Micki

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  26. Miss Tessie Twitchett, such fun to say. CUTE quilt and nice use of fabric for the backing. Such fun!

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  27. What adorable bunnies and I love how you did the backing.

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