Friday, July 29, 2016

Quilty 365 Finish

Okay, so I didn't do 365 circles but I did sew little circles for over 6 months!




I finally got this one all quilted up and bound.  It has been a bit warm still in the evenings so the hand sewing took longer than usual.



 It is certainly filled with a lot of fun fabric scraps.  A big thanks to QuiltyFolk for thinking up this idea.  And kudos to all those who are still making daily squares!
This will be the last month I will be linking up.



I decided to donate this one to a kids' charity so I used some bright novelty fabric on the back.



 I wanted this quilt to be very durable so I quilted the entire top with all different sizes of squared spirals.  I quilted right over the applique and did all the quilting in a navy colored thread.


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Finishing this quilt was my July OMG goal with Red Letter Quilts.  It is the last Friday of the month so I am just squeaking by!







Linking Up:

Crazy Mom Quilts (Finish it up Friday)
A Quilted Passion 
Red Letter Quilts
QuiltyFolk 



31 comments:

  1. Wow, the circles are beautiful. I am still working on mastering straight pieces, circles are way off in my future.

    I'm just finishing up my first year of quilting and have decided it is time for a new machine, (the 1978 Kenmore is ready to retire). Can you tell me what is your go to machine?

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  2. It's a great setting and a happy quilt. I love that you quilted over the applique' so that it would last in the hands of a child. Yay!

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  3. Putting together 365 circles is quite a commitment; I love how you finished your quilt and some child will certainly enjoy your work.

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  4. I really love it. I will be putting my big Quilty 365 on my quilting frame next week.

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  5. Fantastic quilting on this one, it really gave a great finish. Congrats, and yes, I am still dotting daily. ithinkicanithinkican

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  6. Very cool! Lots of great fabrics represented here!

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  7. Very cool quilt. So child will surely cheridh this quilt. Love the quilting also.

    tushay3 (at) yahoo (dot) com

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  8. So bright and cheerful. Love the fussy cut owl and penguin. Wish I could see them up close. It is a colorful piece of scrappy gorgeousness.
    Preeti.

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  9. It's wonderful! You're going to really make some child's day when they get it. Clever layout, too.

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  10. I love the way you quilted that. It's a great quilt.

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  11. Great finish! Love the design and the quilting.

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  12. This is really neat use of the circles! Love the scrappy fabrics together, and the interplay between the angular fields and rounds. Somebody's really going to love getting it. :) Thanks for linking at TGIFF.

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  13. Right from the start you have worked those circles in you own unique way and it looks complete now. It will make a sweet I Spy quilt for some lucky child. Congrats on your very successful finish. BTW, my post is acting weird, just hit the Home button and it will show up.

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  14. I love your take on these circles! And what a great scrappy quilt for some special little person!

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  15. Very beautiful finish, colours and quilting, congrats !

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  16. Congrats! on your finish. I absolutely LOVE it. You are a more generous soul than I am, for I would surely HAVE to keep it!!

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  17. Looks great!! Love the square spiral quilting. Just curious, did you do that with a walking foot or FMQ? That's a lot of spirals!

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  18. What a fun looking quilt Cyndy and your spiraled squares just make it even more so! You are going to delight the child who receives it!

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  19. Super finish and I love that you made those large HST's to fill the space with scrappy fun surrounded by the circles! Kudos to you!

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  20. Love how you have quilted it. Great finish too.

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  21. That turned out really cute. I like how you quilted it and how it shows up in the applique circles.

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  22. That's a great quilt! Love the layout. It will for sure be treasured and cherrished.

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  23. Oh, this is wonderful! Love the circles in the sashing!

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  24. What a great finish! Love seeing all the circles. Thanks for linking up.:)

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  25. Mine is a six-month project as well - and ready for quilting. I really really like the idea of the spiraled squares but as a new sit down FMQ person, I have a couple of questions about how you did the quilting. Stand up or sit down? Marked, stencil, panto, or FM? Thanks!

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  26. Love the opportunity to see this one again!

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  27. I love that you moved your circles to the sashing; what a unique idea. Wonderful. Congrats on your finish.

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  28. I love your quilting design using the square-spiral motif. So effective combined with your circles. Some little one is going to cherish this quilt.

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  29. Thanks so much for linking up with us today! Your version is so creative. I just love how much character it has. Lovely, lovely colors!

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