Thursday, November 22, 2018

A Burgoyne Surround Finish

I hope all of you who celebrated had a wonderful Thanksgiving.  The weather here in Eugene Oregon was blustery and rainy.  It was a good day to hide indoors and eat!


It was also a good day to finish up the last few stitches of the binding on my Burgoyne Surround quilt.  Of course, there was no way I was going to be able to get any good outdoor photos so we will have to settle for some indoor ones.




It looks like I started the blocks for this quilt over a year ago.  I love royal blue, black and gray together - I think it made a really nice combination for this design.  I used different fabrics in each block so it has a somewhat scrappy feel.



I kept the quilting free-flowing...a swirl design I call splish-splash.  The white thread really shows up on the royal blue backing.

It feels good to get this older UFO scratched off the list so I think I will rummage in my sewing room tonight to see what else I have in there that I can finish.  You never know what I will uncover next....there are some oldies in there!




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22 comments:

  1. Enjoy your finishing spree. Looks like you are off to a good start.

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  2. Happy Thanksgiving, Cynthia! It's a lovely quilt finish and I love how the quilting looks on the backing. I look forward to seeing what you work on next!

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  3. A wonderful quilt! I love the restricted palette, very effective with this!

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  4. Congrats! on your beautiful finish. I've never really wanted to make one of these... Until seeing your quilt. LOVE it!!!

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  5. A beautiful finish! Congrats! Looking forward to seeing what's coming next from your sewing room.

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  6. Beautiful! i think this is a similar pattern to the Temecula mystery quilt in mini form!?

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  7. Beautiful! It feels wonderful to get an oldie done!

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  8. I forgot about this quilt! It turned out gorgeous just as I knew it would! We had a sunny and 60 degree day yesterday...not at all what the end of November should be like! I hope you had a wonderful day regardless of the rain!

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  9. Great finish - the quilting is lovely!

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  10. excellent color choice and very nice quilt...

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  11. Beautiful finish! It's such a soothing color palette. I bet you're happy to have this one completed. I'll look forward to seeing what you work on next!

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  12. What a lovely, serene quilt! Those colors are so soothing. Congrats on the beautiful finish :)

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  13. Congratulations on your finish and the lovely swirly quilting.

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  14. I absolutely love this quilt and have wanted to try the block for a long time. You've inspired me to start! Such a beautiful quilt!

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  15. Congrats on a wonderful finish! I can see why you like that color combination!

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  16. What a pretty quilt! This one is a standout! Hope you had a lovely Thanksgiving!

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  17. I turned out absolutely gorgeous! And the swirl design leaves awesome texture, plus it's fast to quilt;)

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  18. Mmm Mmm That is beautiful!! and thanks for sending the blustery our way ;-)

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  19. A lovely finish! Great job all around.

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  20. Hurray for Burgoyne! Lovely finish ya got there! (I need to pull mine out and finish it one of these days. Though I'm a little afraid that if I look at it too close I'll start making blocks again...)

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  21. Beautiful! One of these quilts is on my someday list!

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  22. Congratulations on your finish, Cynthia! There's something timeless about that palette -- I can see why you were drawn to it. : )

    Playing devil's advocate here ... How many UFOs do you think you have lingering in your sewing room?!

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