Friday, October 3, 2008

Orange Crush Finally Finished

Boy it was a long haul on this one! I really didn't feel the love for this quilt while working on it, but my family loves it. My husband says it is his favorite quilt so far! Go figure. It is going to my dear friend Ceil, and I am excited to give it to her.

Thanks to Bonnie at Quiltville for the pattern. If you haven't checked out her website and blog, be sure to do so. It is full of ideas, one better than the next.

So here is the quilt. I have one more OC to finish that I will keep for me. It may be a few months before that one gets done. Lots of Christmas projects in line ahead of it.



The quilting is kind of a spiral meandering. The quilt is so busy I did not think much would show up anyway.




I used pink Aurafil thread. This is the first time I used Aurafil, and I found it a little challenging. I don't think I had the proper needle size for the thread weight however. I do like the look of the finished quilting however.



My dear daughter left this little project for me. Her Invisible Children club at school worked here last weekend and dyed t-shirts for a fund raiser. Now someone, (guess who) has to wash all the excess dye out of the t-shirts so they can put their logo on them Sunday. Oh and by the way, each color has to be washed separately. Well I am off to the Rit dye website for some instructions. Hope I find them there.


Happy quilting,


Donna


9 comments:

bingo~bonnie said...

I love your Orange Crush Quilt! Those yellow star points are perfect- and that bubble gum pink ---oh, TOO Cute! :) is that a pic of the backing too??? PERFECT! :) Love from Texas! ~bonnie

scraphappy said...

Congratulations on your finish. It is a beautiful quilt. It doesn't have to be your favorite to be loved by someone else!

Kathy Wagner said...

Congratulations!
Great job on your OC!
Thanks for showing a close up of the quilting...I love when bloggers show us that!

Candace said...

I love your OC. The lighter colors give it a whole different look. Very pretty, no wonder your family likes it.

Sara said...

That orange crush looks great! Very pretty!

And good luck with those t-shirts. Hope they turn out well!

Helen in the UK said...

Your OC looks so different to most of the others I've seen. Your colours are so soft and pretty. Great job :)

Becky said...

I love it, I love it, I love it. Really different than all of the others I've seen.

Lisa said...

Great project. Wonderful colors and I love the pattern.

AJ said...

Very pretty and I really like the quilting.