Sunday, August 25, 2013

Really finished

My little quilt is really finished now.  It is bound and ready for the first washing.  I always wash a quilt before I give it away or sell it. I want to see that they seams didn't pop out anywhere.  I am a little OCD about that after one of my personal quilts popped a seam the first time I washed it.
We did a photo shoot yesterday.  Dave, who does the camera work for my videos is a great photographer.  We did have to work with the bright sun in my eyes, so that was against us. Ha ha....yes I am squinting.


Let me ask if you have not voted at the Quilting Gallery for my quilt Windmill Magic, that you go and vote. Click HERE

Comments are welcomed. I will reply when possible unless otherwise stated. Foolishly posted "hate speech" comments will be swiftly removed.

24 comments:

  1. you did a beautiful job quilting this. Love your color selection.

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  2. Hi Gene,

    Love your newest "finish"...it's beautiful. I, too, ALWAYS wash a quilt when it's complete. (I do it for many reasons--I sometimes use spray basting, I have a cat who likes to investigate and "test touch" it from time to time, but mostly cause I love the way a freshly-finished quilt looks all cuddly and wrinkly after being freshly laundered.)

    I have tried to find the contest so I could vote for your quilt (many times), but just can't find the entries. If I can, I will find it and vote for your beauty.

    Sincerely, Helen from Ohio

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  3. Such pretty colors and how terrific that you were able to do such a nice quilting job! I love how quilts get crinkly after washing...makes them more snuggly. :)

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  4. It's awesome, Gene! What a great quilt!

    I just saw a sign in a quilt shop the other day...it said, "I sew, therefore, I squint" LOL

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  5. I voted for your quilt, Gene. I really did like it. :)

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  6. Another beautiful quilt. Love the colors. Good job, Gene.

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  7. beautiful and love the colors

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  8. Gat job, Gene. Colors are terrific!!

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  9. Gene, that looks fabulous! And I love freshly washed quilts. I'm a huge fan of the crinkly look. Makes them extra-cozy!

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  10. Love the colors. And I know the quilting is great. Congrats on the great finish.
    What's next?

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  11. Beautiful quilt, Gene! Love the colors and the block designs.

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  12. I love the colors! The quilting is awesome!

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  13. aww, the last picture is my favorite!

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  14. Awesome! The design, the colors, that incredible amount of quilting, and Dave's photos...all awesome! :)

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  15. Wow!! It came out really beautiful!!

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  16. Love it, love it! You did an awesome job, Gene. Love the colors, too. You know I love bright colors. :D

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  17. What a neat quilt Gene and I like to wash and dry my quilts first too. Thanks for sharing.
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  18. Such a beautiful quilt!

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  19. That's gorgeous!

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  20. Love your color selection. It's beautiful!

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  21. I love that quilt, and the windmill quilt (tulips are my favorite flower) however, by the time I found this, it was too late to vote. I think the deadline was yesterday. Hope you won. You have a lot of talent!!

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