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This Is A Quilt

The top-secret, working on it for months but not able to blog about it, wedding gift quilt- to be exact. It was gifted yesterday, so I'm now free to blog about it all I want.
The Birds and the Bee Irish Chain Quilt
The Birds and the Bee Irish Chain Quilt
Technically speaking, it's a queen size, Irish Chain with a double border.
Birds And Bee Quilt Borders
I love the fabric I found for the outer border. The whole time I was sewing it on, I worried that it was too dark. The same for the dark blue thread I used for the quilting. But, I ended up absolutely adoring both. I think its makes for a nice, but not overbearing contrast.
The quilt is a bit like Where's Waldo. I couldn't resist hiding all sorts of fun fabrics in there.
Tiny Dog Fabric
A tiny dog playing Fetch.
Fish Fabric
Fish. So, my sister-in-law's new last name is Fisher. It's also her mom's maiden name. I had to include fish somewhere.
Christmas Stockings Fabric
Christmas stockings. Hey, why not?
Wedding Fabric
A bride and groom.
Baby Fabric
And a baby.
The Bee
There are a ton of birds in this quilt (like all my quilts)- at least five I can think of right off the top of my head. So, I couldn't resist putting in a bee. Offically, this quilt is named "The Birds and the Bee". It makes me giggle. Yeah, I know- crazy quilt lady.

Up next- photos from the wedding.

Comments

veryterry said…
Love it! You are so creative. What a fun way to celebrate the newly-weds and give them something to smile about. The birds and the bees-ha! When it comes to quilting, I worry about using a dark thread as well, but your quilt turned out looking very nice and well-put together. hooray for crazy quilt ladies. :)
Beautiful! And LOVE the bride and groom ... and especially the baby.
Adam & Gwen said…
We absolutely love it Trina! I am so excited to get home from the honeymoon and spend time finding it's secrets. For now I wil continue enjoying my honeymoon. Thank you for being the best sister in law and giving us such a beautiful treasure!
Mimi said…
This is an awesome idea!! I love the quilt.
kristib said…
Your quilts are beautiful. I love the hidden surprises!
balloongal said…
I love you, crazy quilt lady. You are so talented.

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