QUILT INFO

I used an Electric Quilt applique design and modified it slightly to make this basket block.

Friday, February 15, 2013

BLACKBIRDS AND BERRIES

I wanted to make a wall hanging.  Something that would not take long to stitch.  I did the applique and piecing over two days.  Now for machine quilting.  I have to find time for that.
I used a pattern by Kim Diehl that is in her "Homestyle Quilts" book.  It finishes approximately 18 by 22 inches.  I had two of the same fabrics in my stash as Kim used for her quilt.  The flower pot fabric which is a Barbara Brackman piece and the black fabric used for the birds.  The border is created with mostly squares.  Square in a square style but using two different sizes of squares.  A fun piece to stitch.

I am working on several different projects and have several ideas floating in my head.  I need to concentrate on a project and get something done.  But there are so many distractions!

Thanks for stopping by.
Karen

37 comments:

  1. Oooooh! I live your wallhanging. The colors are great. You've been quite the busy lady between the wallhanging and the Abundance mini quilt you posted recently.

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  2. How pretty. I love the fabrics and the design :)

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  3. Such pretty fabrics done prim! Love it :o)

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  4. Love those birds--how can you do this so quickly? Julierose

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  5. That is so cute Karen!! I need to make one! :)

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  6. Love your headder Karen. Your quilts are lovely.

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  7. That is a beautiful quilt, I need to do the same thing, need some simple applique projects to hang for spring, then I can work on my larger ones.

    Debbie

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  8. Girl, you are killing me :)!! I totally adore this. Did you hand or machine appliqué?

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  9. It's very pretty. You do nice applique.

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  10. So rich and beautiful! Right up my alley. Very nice piece, Karen!

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  11. I love your header! I need a quilt ladder!
    What a great little wall hanging you have whipped up. I'll be interested to see how you quilt it.

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  12. I am loving this wall hanging--birds, a basket and flowers! Can't get much better.:)

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  13. Very, very cute! You are getting tons done!

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  14. Hola Karen,
    M'agrada molt con t'ha quedat el treball. Es nota que ja ve la primavera i les flors animen molt.
    Bon cap de setmana i petons des de Catalunya.

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  15. That is one of my favorites! I need a small applique project for a class and you may have picked the perfect one for me!

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  16. I love all of Kim's patterns - and this one is a beauty for sure! You do such an amazing job and get so much done!

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  17. That is really pretty, Karen. I'm constantly amazed at all the applique you accomplish.

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  18. Another beauty. I think we couldn't call ourselves quilters if we didn't suffer a little from ADD *s*

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  19. You are such a gifted person, Karen. You have such a wonderful talent.

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  20. Nothing like a good distraction to keep us creative ;-)

    Love your header picture and the Kim Diehl piece.
    Great fun! You do accomplish A LOT!!

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  21. I love this pattern. You did such a beautiful job. Love all your fabrics. Hugs

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  22. Be still my heart ! I LOVE this wall hanging !! The fabrics are just gorgeous that you used !

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  23. precioso!!! otea vez me gusta tu trabajo
    saludos

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  24. Good grief Karen, now I want to do that one. You inspire me so much!

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  25. You had me at bird and berry by all time favorite combination!!
    cute cute cute

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  26. This is a lovely 'distraction' :-)
    Nice border idea and the black fabric in the vase is perfect!

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  27. Very lovely Karen...your applique is so well done!

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  28. Amazing what you can achieve in two days. I love it.

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  29. What a beautiful wallhanging, Karen, I love it!

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  30. I Live your wallhanging, it's so beautiful!
    And these pretty colours seems made for it.
    Marle

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  31. I Live your wallhanging, it's so beautiful!
    And these pretty colours seems made for it.
    Marle

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