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Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Blossoms for Spring!




I'm heading off to work here in a few minutes, but I wanted to show you something pretty I've been quilting on! These are Elizabeth's embroidery blocks..I set them together at retreat, and today I finished the quilting. It feels so much like spring! I quilted with the windows open and a gentle breeze wafting in...I could hear the neighbors revving up their lawn mower for the first time this season...

For you in the frozen north...never fear...spring is coming!

Bonnie

15 comments:

  1. Bonie, I am always taken aback when seing what your quilting does with the quilt-tops... It is a magic!!!
    You do such a great job!!! Happy spring...
    Oh, I just wanted to let you know that I stopped writing my blog - what is more - I totally deleted it, I tell you just because you were so kind and put a link to it on yours - thanks for your understanding.
    Best wishes,
    Alena
    from Quilting in Prague

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  2. What a soft, pretty girly-girl quilt. And the swirls that you quilted on it makes me thinks of the warm spring breezes. Was that your intent?

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  3. You're right...the quilt speaks of Springtime! Beautiful handwork and quilting. Such beautiful soft colors.
    Kairle

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  4. What great quilting! It really makes the quilt something special!

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  5. Quilting makes the quilt. Very soft and delicate colors.

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  6. The quilting on this shows up so beautifully! Love the colors.

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  7. As lovely as a springtime.

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  8. Beautiful quilt! Everything works... colors, design, quilting choices. Awesome.

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  9. Very pretty, the swirls in the pieced blocks make me thing of a gentle spring breeze.

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  10. HOw beautiful! The more I see of your quilting the more impressed I am. :)

    I really like the way the quilting makes the embroidery stand out. Excellent work!

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  11. I just love the quilt. Did you digitize your own designs, are they available for purchase, or is there a source for the designs that you used? Combining quilting and machine embroidery in quilts is a favorite design format for me.

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  12. Bonnie - your quilting is always Magic!

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  13. Beautiful quilting! I love this quilt. Thanks for sharing.

    -Vivian Love, Yorba Linda, CA

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  14. You amaze me. The planet is a better place because of you, Bonnie. This is inspiring me and that feels like a wonderful way to start the day.

    *karendianne.

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  15. What a beautiful quilt, the colors, the embroidery and the quilting make it just lovely.

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