The Rose Quilt is finished. I love the colors in this quilt and it was so much fun to make.
It consists of roses fussy cut into squares and rectangles in three different lengths.
The final dimensions are 62" by 73". See a previous post for a list of the fabrics used.
The colors and fabrics were calling my name to make a summer quilt. When I look at this quilt, I get the sudden urge to have a picnic in the park on a lazy summer day enjoying the sun, the trees and the breeze. Wine and cheese anyone?
This quilt is reversible. The back is made of 12" by 12" blocks in a random pattern except for a row of the green/pink zig zags on the left side. The back includes all of the same fabrics as the front. I added Robert Kaufman Kona cotton in white and holly and Pink Eyelet from Denyse Schmidt's Flea Market Fancy collection.
The binding is Sugar Hill Falling Roses White/Pink by Tanya Whelan for Free Spirit. I love how the roses in the binding look against all the other fabrics. They add a splash of color along the border.
The quilt is quilted 1/4" above and below each horizontal seam. Instead of stitching through each rose square, I turned the seam to outline it.
Here is one last view of the whole quilt.
My family and I had a great time at the park yesterday. My husband and son played baseball (my 4 year old is just learning) and scoped out places to take pictures. My little one (10 month old daughter) relaxed in the stroller and entertained me while I took pictures. It was a beautiful and peaceful day.
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