At both projects. That quilt is just jaw dropping amazing. It is beautiful.
2009-11-06 03:07 pm (UTC)
Re: I am simply floored
It was both fun and endlessly time-consuming to make. I hope Rebecca loves it!
I love the baby quilt and the road running through it - so beautiful!
And the altar cloth is gorgeous!
It's nice seeing pictures of the fruits of your labours. :)
Those are both super nifty.
Its even more beautiful finished! Good job!
It's not necessarily hard, just required time and planning. I do love creating things that are so tangible.
Beautiful. The altar cloth is so lovely and just perfect for a fall wedding, and I absolutely adore the baby quilt.
Here I was expecting the usual washed-out pastels that are hard for a baby to really register, and you make this incredibly stimulating confection of high contrast and mermaids and soccer balls.
R will like it now and probably be very touched when she suddenly hits the age when she realizes just how cool it is and how much work and LOVE you put into it.
I believe that baby quilts should be two things: 1. colorful and stimulating, and 2. large enough that mom and baby can snuggle under on those nights of fussiness or illness.
Wow! the baby quilt is amazing!
That quilt is insanely beautiful. I'm so jealous of quilters- I don't have the patience or attention to detail to do it well. Wonderful work!
Wow, just wow! These both are amazingly awesome, and I particularly love the Journey quilt. I may have to just hunt one down on the interwebs.
I'm not very good at the sewing clothes and honestly hate using a machine so maybe quilting would be fun as I do love to make stuff. I wish I lived closer so we could hang out. You and your husband seem like some f'ing awesome folk.
I pretty much made up the pattern from another inspiration. I like quilting because there generally aren't darts or curves to worry about! I do almost all my quilting on a machine, though. It's much more efficient!
I wish everyone lived closer - it was so much fun!
I love both, but Rebecca's Road is exquisite!
I'm pretty proud of it, I have to say!
*heaps on more praise since the above commenters already stated her own opinion*
I love that the quilt is not pastels that will be put away as 'babyish' in a short time. The 'hidden' items and the 'path' are such a good idea!
Congratulation on making such a lovely and interesting quilt!
I like the altar cloth, too! Maybe I could do something for my daughter's wedding in March!!
I try to make baby quilts with the idea that they can be carted off to college without much embarrassment. Thanks!
Cat and D intend to hang the altar cloth on the wall in their home. This makes me very happy.
wow, both VERY beautiful!
I'm still hoping one day to be back at work so I can pay shipping for that painting I paid for so long ago.. lol x
2009-11-06 06:38 pm (UTC)
Wrapping Yourself In Love
Congrats Gini! I know how fulfilling it is to finish a huge project! It's an excellent trade-off-even if it takes a year, the results will last a lifetime-my older two were blessed with Quilties from their Nona (my grandmother), Gabby was sadly born 2 years after she passed on, so no quilty for her (although my sister who has no children has considered handing hers over since she has 2). They cling to them, care for them and know they were made with love. Wrapping yourself up in love-who can dispute that? :)
2009-11-06 07:00 pm (UTC)
Re: Wrapping Yourself In Love
That's what I'm hoping for.
2009-11-06 06:54 pm (UTC)
The quilt is lovely and I want to steal it. Luckily I live far too far away to be a threat!
honey, those are stunning. someday, I am going to commission one of your creations.
Deadlines are wonderful for getting things done, aren't they? :) Great job!
They are very good, those deadlines. Thanks!
Absolutely gorgeous. I'm envious. :)
You are too clever. Very well done!
I wish to point out that the colors in these quilts are much more vibrant in real life than they are in the washed-out cameraphone images posted here.
Yes, you read that right: the baby quilt is significantly more high-contrast than what you see above. The path is actually a little difficult to make out among all the other distracting squares, which is a whole extra meta-level of awesome commentary.
So, yes: stunning.
Thanks, dear. I'm glad that it is liked at Chez Meyer.
2009-11-08 04:25 pm (UTC)
very pretty !
though my taste runs more toward the latter
2009-11-10 02:34 am (UTC)
Re: very pretty !
Well, you aren't a baby....
Wow, these are bth beautiful
Oh wow...I really love the baby quilt! I'm planning to try my hand at quilting at some point but first I want to get my hands on a sewing machine (and relearn how to use one) before I try to figure out how to quilt.
Quilting can be pretty easy - mostly straight seams rather than all those fussy darts and curves when you're making clothes! Oh, you can get fussier, but you don't HAVE to. Mostly it's color and design, which is the fun stuff.