Tuesday, June 27

Sam's quilt....

My friend, Sherri, from Alaska, made this beautiful quilt for our friend, Sam.
 
 
Sam loves lots and lots of color - so this quilt is perfect.
I love how Sherri always seems to be able to pair the right colors and prints together. 
It's a simple 1/2 square triangle quilt, but notice how she pieced the 4-patch block colors to create a larger
diamond shape.
 
 
Her fabric stash is phenomenal - she might have used the same print maybe twice in this quilt, but that's it.
I quilted a simple all-over swirl design.
 
 
 
 Sherri chose a Kaffe Fasset piece for the binding and a pretty red/white print for the backing.
 
 
Binding - finished!
 
 
 
 I have not met either Sherri or Sam in person, but I consider both of them my very good friends.
One day I will get to meet them.
We all live in different states, but we will make it happen! 
 
 
Sam was completely surprised by this gift -
didn't even see it coming!
 
 
Enjoy this beauty, Sam, and yes.....we both hugged it before we sent it to you.
 

9 comments:

  1. I love this! Great idea for leftover scraps.

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    1. Perfect for those smaller pieces - I agree!

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  2. This is beautiful - like glittering jewels! Love how you sent hugs along with it :)!

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    1. It is such a beautiful quilt - Sherri always makes "pretties". Thank you for the compliments.

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  3. Thanks for sharing this beauty! It is just gorgeous, and inspiring! :)

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    1. Thank you for the compliments - it's a beauty, all right!

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  4. What a great quilt!! I love the fabric choices and the setting - amazing! Of course, your quilting added the final touch!

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  5. Thanks for your beautiful work on Sam's quilt. I just love this young woman and found such pleasure in making it (with you) for her. ❤️

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    1. Right back at you - it was such fun!

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