Tuesday, August 11, 2009

"Under the Sea"

Boy oh boy, Diana, the quilter is going so fast lately, I don't even have time to post one quilt before she's done quilting another. Actually, it's probably my fault for making so many at one time a few weeks back. I think I had 7 there to be quilted at one time. Thankfully, I'm down to only one, although I do have another to take there tomorrow. My $$ was flying in that shop like a wild woman!!! (Much to their delight, I'm sure.)

Anyway, I wanted to take a pic of this by the pool (I thought that'd be cool considering the name) but I was too afraid the poor thing would fall in and then I'd be shot waiting for it to dry out. LOL I do love it! I used colors way serene for my normal "wild" taste, but it makes me feel calm. Let me show you all the pic I took tonight. I was only going to post a few, but what the heck???

"Under the Sea"

That one was with the sun filtering through the trees.......so here is another big one of the front with my husband standing in the sun. Maybe that will show it better???

"Under the Sea"

Then, of course, I do my normal close-ups:

"Under the Sea"

And another one from in the house showing truer colors:

Under the Sea

I shouldn't even show you the back since this is not one of my better ones.

The Back

Did you see my shadow?? Eikes!! Anyway, the name of this pattern was "In and Out" by Blue Underground. According to the instructions, it was supposed to be 77x91" finished. I changed mine (so what else is new, huh?) so mine ended up at 54x68". The perfect size for a nice nap quilt. Don't you think???



6 comments:

Cheryl Arkison said...

Love the dappled photos.
And you long armer scores again. Really, you score again with a great piece of work.

beth said...

This is a lovely quilt...i really like all the pics. it's fun to see ALL of them.

Karen said...

Love it!

Gharrity Family de Santa Fe said...

Hello, I found your blog through another one I follow, and I just wanted to say I think you have amazing talent! Really truly beautiful! I am just learning how to quilt, working on my 3rd, and I just love it!

Trish

karenfae said...

love the quilt! love the colors.
Karen
http://karensquilting.com/blog/

Suze said...

Your quilts are all beautiful. I'm working on I think my fourth quilt. It's back from the quilter. I'm scalloping the edges. It's a present for my SIL who was just ordained as a pastor. She moved into a parsonage 170 mi from my brother, so they are maintaining dual residences. Nothing new for them - it was the other way around for years as he worked away from home prior to his retirement. She was working part time as a pastor and her other job before she was ordained. Whew! So, I thought a quilt would be a perfect gift - a labor of love - something she can't buy.

You have such wonderful ideas. I love your color choices. You are inspiring me to try something different for backs on my upcoming quilts. Thank you very much for sharing your creations with the rest of us.

Hugs from a newbie quilter!