Drumroll please…I have a finished quilt


At long last I have a newly finished quilt. One of my favorite color combinations is pink and brown, but after finishing this one, I think I’ll move onto another palette for awhile. I wouldn’t call it a stash buster, but I did make most of it from fabrics I had on hand. I could have done it all from my stash but who can resist buying more of their favorite colors. This one is completely finished because I outsourced the quilting to my favorite hand quilting service, Bellwether Dry Goods. The stitching is fantastic! I just wish my camera could do it justice.


Do you ever get sidetracked when working on a quilt top? Silly question, I know. We’re quilters and we all love to multi-task when it comes to projects (a.k.a. play with more fabric). Anyway, while working on the piecing for this one, I bought a pattern from Lori Smith (From my Heart to Your Hands) and put this small top together.

That’s it for now…I finally solved my camera problems. I replaced the one that got broken on vacation and found the cord for the replacement camera that I lost the first time I took it out of the box. I also told myself that if not quilting is making me so darn miserable I better make the time to quilt. My hubby said “Yay” to that last one.

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  1. Hi Taryn
    Love the quilts. Have you considered the Civil War Bride quilt as your next quilt 😉
    Guaranteed to keep you out of mischief. In my first block which I prepped today I have already managed to hide butterflies and shells in the fabric. Stay Tune

  2. so glad to see you posting again! YES I agree with the DH you need to make time to quilt, you will be happier!
    I have always wanted to send a quilt there for hand quilting
    wish I could see how they quilted yours.
    I love pink and brown quilts, they are both beautiful.
    Just in time for the fall

  3. Taryn! How lovely they both turned out! Mmmm – pink and brown. Yummy. And they look just like the antiques we love… New fabrics is a way of expanding ones palette, no?;) How nice to have a hand quilted quilt to snuggle under! Take care, Una

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