Just a short post tonight, but I was impatient to share. Chic Country is a top!
I hoped the tweaks I made to the pattern to add the borders would make the circles pop, and I am not disappointed! I discussed those tweaks here.
Now I'm going to splurge and have a longarm quilter baste this for me so I can start hand quilting. I really don't feel like basting but I really feel like quilting, and Liz has a very quick turn around time. I'll have it back to get started on the quilting well before I would have talked myself into the chore of basting!
It turned out so striking! You did a great job with it, and I really like how you attached the border.ReplyDelete
I agree--when hand quilting a large quilt it is so worth it to have a long arm quilter baste it!
This has to be one of your top five quilts Joanne. It's a stunner and you have every right to be chuffed.ReplyDelete
This is gorgeous!! The circles certainly do pop.ReplyDelete
Ohhh, it is gorgeous and striking! The border is perfect. Looking forward to seeing the finished quilt. ~JeanneReplyDelete
It's so beautiful! The scalloped edges really do make those circles shine. And what a great idea to have the longarmer baste for you. I've never heard of that before.ReplyDelete
WOW!! Yes, those circles really pop now! Awesome job on this one. Love it. Congrats! ;^)ReplyDelete
The colours work and the tweaks work. Your daughter is one lucky girl!ReplyDelete
Huzzah! It looks terrific. I love that border.ReplyDelete
This is gorgeous! Your border idea really makes this wonderful!ReplyDelete
That border you added is perfect! Love those greens with the orange. I had never thought about having a longarmer baste for me before. That seems like it would be worth the $$. I hate basting quilts.ReplyDelete
Your quilt looks great--the tweaks were brilliant!ReplyDelete
Wow! The border looks even better than I imagined.ReplyDelete
Circles, circles; inside and out; everywhere I look! When I squint my eyes just a little, I see a whole new set! It's truly fantastic! ---"Love"ReplyDelete
I love it!!!!!!!!!!!ReplyDelete
Great quilt! (as always). Love the circles again!ReplyDelete
Beautiful quilt, there is so much movement in there! Love the circle effect. Another stunning quilt!ReplyDelete
Yummy eye candy. You created magic with just two colors!!!ReplyDelete