Thursday, March 31, 2011

A Grand Finish!

Mary Lou's quilt is now quilted. The lighting isn't the best for trying to capture my quilting so I posted several different views of her quilt for your enjoyment. I do hope you enjoy!




I amazed myself with the quilting I did on this one and absolutely LOVE IT!

100 comments:

Amanda Murphy said...

This is absolutely gorgeous - great job!

annieb said...

That quilting is just stunning- love the log cabin too.

B-Z-Quilting said...

Beautiful! This is one of the prettiest I have seen.

Dianne said...

GORGEOUS!!!!!

Shelley said...

Oh mary!! what a fantastic job you did! You should be so proud of your skills....we are! marylou is going to love love love how you quilted it!

kimland said...

WOW... Mary, this quilt was beautiful but, your quilting took it to a whole new level. It is stunning. REALLY a great quilt all the way around. You should be VERY proud of your work!

Susan said...

You're absolutely right...it IS a grand finish! Just beautiful!

Kim said...

Mary Lou made a gorgeous quilt and she is absolutely going to appreciate your work. Especially happy that you pushed your skill level up a notch. As always, just wonderful! :-D

Bunny said...

Your work is outstanding. How do you charge for quilting? Would love you to do one of mine.
The quilt is gorgeous too.

Deputy's Wife said...

An absolutely beautiful job!

Michele said...

Wow!

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

Wow Mary! It truly is amazing. What a great job you did on the quilting.

Quilter Kathy said...

It is amazing...wow! Fabulous!

Karen said...

Oh yes, I did enjoy!!!!

Needled Mom said...

What can I say, Mary? It is just stunning!!! The quilting makes such a statement. You can accidentally send it to my house!!!!! ;)

Sue said...

Wow. That quilt is gorgeous. I love that!

As usual your quilting is gorgeous. I love the designs of the quilting!

Sherry said...

Amazing job done by you both. Its look wonderful Is she giving this to someone or is she keeping it I sure hope shes keeping it.

Carol said...

The quilt and the quilting are amazing. The quilting is just perfect for this quilt.

Cyndi said...

Oh Mary.... I am speechless (almost!). That quilt is one of the most stunning I have ever seen - your quilting is beyond amazing! If you keep this up, you are NOT going to want to quilt my plain, slightly wonky and off-kilter attempts! You are the Quilting Queen! :o)

XOXO,

Cyndi

Diane said...

that is some wonderful quilting--thanks so much for sharing!

mariebeers said...

Your quilting takes my breath away!
Thanks for sharing your wonderful work for all of us to see and drool. Marie

A Plain Path said...

I think I heard the choir singing when this post loaded. Beautiful!!

Gerri said...

Mary, you have outdone yourself. The quilting is amazing!

Tracy said...

LOVE, LOVE, LOVE!!!!! I know Mary Lou will, too!

Shakerwood said...

Wow...impressive as it is, I'm sure you are glad to have this one finished. Time for a breather. I know how hard you worked on this one.

Jackie said...

It's stunning! I'm sure Mary Lou is anxious to see it in person.

Suzy said...

One word -- W-O-W!!!

Gypsy Quilter said...

Outstanding!

Rebecca P said...

Simply stunning!!! I bet you will hate to see it go home.

Teresa said...

Its absolutely beautiful.

gag7949 said...

Wow! She's a beauty! Be proud!

Leeanne said...

STUNNING!!! The quilt AND the quilting, you have bought the quilt to life...the colour, texture,I am sure the owner will be thrilled.

Ann Marie said...

It is amazing, I hope it is going to a show soon!!

Strlady said...

Insane! That is just outstanding! She will be a VERY happy camper on that one. and if she has a problem, tell her to send it to me!!! LOL!

Betty Lou said...

Beautiful quilt and quilting, a real heirloom.

Mary Lou Casada said...

I lose my breath all over again! :-) I've scrolled over and over through the photos you sent me -- and then I see it again here, and I just think, "Oh. My. Word!!!" and on the heels of THAT, I think, "IT'S MINE! MINE! MINE! ALL MINE!!!!!!!" Yippee!!!! LOL I'm just in awe! I've heard it forever: "Quilting makes the quilt." THIS one is the embodiment of that statement. Very. Well. Done!! (The check's in the mail! LOL)
Love,
Mary Lou

Loris said...

This quilt is stunningly beautiful! I love the log cabin and it is so dressed up in this gorgeous quilting. Lovely work from both of you!

WoolenSails said...

Wow, her quilt and your quilting is a gorgeous combination!

Debbie

Lynn said...

It's a work of art! I love that you said how the work you did on this amazes you, it's so fun, seeing the joy you take in your quilting.

Cathy said...

Wow, it's spectacular! The pieced design is impressive and the quilting really makes it sing!

Allyson said...

Good Heavens Mary. That is stunning. I can't quit staring.

Pat said...

I am in love. In love with the quilt and in love with the quilting. Better pack it up fast because I'm on my way to steal it (grin). Show worthy!!

Joyful Quilter said...

I am speechless...beautiful work! The quilt design you selected is PERFECT for that quilt!

MARCIE said...

Mary Lou has got to be doing cartwheels! Her beautiful quilt has been touched my the magic of Quilt Hollow! Nice job ladies!

Bari Jo said...

Both the quilt and the quilting are stunning! I love it! I want it! :O) Bari

Sandie ~call me crazy said...

In a word~ gorgeous! You both did fabulous!

Quilt Rat said...

Perfect collaboration! the result is spectacular!

Mary said...

That's a masterpiece!

Anne said...

Wow! That's gorgeous!

ytsmom said...

This quilt is fantastic and your quilting is absolutely wonderful. You really did this quilt justice!!

julieQ said...

What a "WOW!!! Both the top and the quilting are just stunning!!!

Mary on Lake Pulaski said...

Oh Mary...WOW! That is incredible quilting!

Pokey said...

Oh, so purdy! I do enjoy! You have a special talent, girl.
:-}pokey

Puddles of Grace said...

Wow... you and Mary Lou!!! Absolutely Beautiful!!!
What does the back look like?!
(always curious about those backings!!)

Sherri said...

This is truly a grand finish, Mary! Amazing!

Darlene said...

Grand and beautiful, Mary.

Shiralee Stitches said...

Oh wow! A truly beautiful quilt, both in the piecing AND your quilting....Lucky Mary Lou

QuiltSue said...

I don't know why you're amazed at your own quilting, it's always wonderful. You've turned a great quilt into an awesome one.

Kaaren said...

Grand, indeed!

All I can say is...W-O-W!!!

Kat said...

Brilliant ! :)

Deb said...

Absolutely GORGEOUS! I'm amazed at what a beautiful job you do on these quilts and how they're not all the same. Beautiful!

Me and My Stitches said...

This is amazing. I absolutely love the quilt - log cabins are one of my favorites, and your quilting is just beautiful! WOW!

Donna said...

Absolutely incredible! I have always had a fear of sending my quilts in the mail to be quilted. Now I'm really tempted to try it.

StitchinByTheLake said...

Beautiful for sure...I don't have words. It turned out just amazing. blessings, marlene

Cheryl said...

Stunning...as always. Makes me want to make a Barn Raising just so I can have you quilt it!

JCnNC said...

This just takes my breath away. A beautiful quilt and wonderful quilting - what a nice combination. Judy C

Stephanie said...

Just WOW!

Michelle said...

Speechless!

Teresa said...

I just told Mary Lou, this one needs to be in some shows so that everyone can enjoy it!!!!

In stitches,
Teresa :o)

Stray Stitches said...

Your quilting is stunning!!

Anonymous said...

SIMPLY GORGEOUS !

Charlotte

Barbara said...

Absolutely amazing.....a beautiful labor of love.

Stitched With Prayer said...

Oh my gosh Mary, what a beautiful quilt. Your quilting is as usual, exquisite. Hugs...

Candace said...

Totally awesome, Mary! Mary Lou will be blown over when she sees it in person!
Cheers!

Pat said...

I certainly can't add anything to what the others have all said, but I think there should be a law against how much talent one long-armer can possess!!! (It seems as if you have stolen more than your share!!! LOL)

Rose said...

I see I am one of many, but the quilt and the quilting is awesome!

Cindy said...

NO words...

Sinta Renee said...

This is an award winning quilt! Spectacular!!! You did an amazing job!

bingo~bonnie said...

OH this is Breathtakingly BEAUTIFUL! Mary Lou is gonna be trilled to pieces with what you and your machine have done to her quilt!!!

Thank You for sharing the photos!!!

Happy Weekend & Love from Texas! ~bonnie

Carol said...

It's BEAUTIFUL! Amazing quilting!

Marlene @ KISSed Quilts . com said...

well done! Thanks for sharing the details.

Katie said...

Just lovely. Sigh.......

Karen said...

Mary, what a beauty. I bet it was hard to give this one back. Your quilting has really gone to a new level. Congrats to both the piecer and the quilter.

Millie said...

Wow Mary! This is a grand finish girl, beautiful quilting.

W. Latane Barton said...

The first words out of my mouth was 'Oh my cow'. Never have I seen anything so beautiful. You do such amazing work.

Valerie Z said...

Absolutely gorgeous! WOW and incredible! You deserve high praise! The owner of this log cabin is one very lucky individual!

Calamity Jane's Cottage, Bonnie said...

Mary, you should be extremely proud of your quilting on this one. I love the log cabin pattern and your quilting just enhanced it more.

Stina said...

Breathtaking!!!!
You are amazing and so is the quilt!!! :0)

Janet said...

Wow, what a stunning quilt, I'm not surprised you've had so many comments on it. Totally gorgeous!

Carrie P. said...

It definitely is grand. WOW!

Karen said...

OMG!! I think I just stopped breathing. This is beyond Grand, Mary!

Gran - Knot-y Embroidery Lady said...

Your work, talent, love is beyond beautiful!

PunkiePie (Jen) said...

I missed this post. BEAUTIFUL!

M and M plus 3 said...

Holy Cow that is simply gorgeous quilting!

Jo said...

WOW...I think you are the master.

Barb said...

I'll say it's grand, WOW!

Ariane said...

Wow!!! Your quilting is stunning. It just really makes the quilt pop! Love it!! Hugs Ariane

Quilts And Pieces said...

Wow that quilt is stunning! The piecing and the quilting!

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