'Butterflies' by Tejesarita

Summary

Category:
Quilting
Pattern:
Status:
Complete
Started:
2012-05-05T00:00:00Z
Finished:
2012-09-10T00:00:00Z
Tutorial:
None

Description

As so often I started to play with some new fabrics. I love colours and I thought to try to make a butterfly ... then an other one ... I took more colours and prints from my stash ... I couldn't stop making butterflies when ever had a free moment during the busy summer.
After the summer I had a beautiful collection butterflies and they asked to be a 'painting' on the wall over our bed.
 :art::ring:This happy butterfly collection is my fabric sampler and when I was quilting it I had a strong feeling that this is also our wedding quilt. We got married in September after being together 21 years - how it happened that there is exactly 21 butterflies?! 
I enjoy watching those bright colours with clear white.
The frame is made with firm linen and white binding adds the feeling of painting.
Butterflies are made with raw edge applique.
I love to quilt by hand and I used all the fun colours from the butterflies.

Pictures

'Butterflies'
'Butterflies'
'Butterflies'
'Butterflies'

Loves

mickie
Joanne-q
Aizome
Maura
Kathskrafts
AllPatchedUp
Juline
Jess
Laweigel
Goldwillow
Gadget19ks
True

Comments

Kathskrafts

I love all the pretty colours you chose for the butterflies. Don't you just love it when something comes together and it feels it was meant to be?

Whatthebobbin

What a sweet story to go along with a sweet quilt. Congrats!

Maura

I just love this. I love the different fabrics, the quilting, the story! I think this would be a PERFECT quilt for my daughter. I made a butterfly runner for my twin's bureau. I think this would tie in nicely with the leftover fabrics. If only I could get it done before they grow up...

Tejesarita

Maura Thank you so much Maura! These butterflies are very quick to make with raw edge applique. I made blocks 8x8" but it could be also one big fabric and sew lots of butterflies on it! I have made also coasters and mug rugs with these butterflies. You can see more in my 'old' blog http://nerospostandpatch.wordpress.com
x Teje

Tejesarita

Whatthebobbin Thank you so much! x Teje

Tejesarita

Kathskrafts Thank you! You are right - it is so great to see when a work starts to look ready and when there is some funny coincidences! x Teje

AllPatchedUp

This is absolutely gorgeous Tejesarita !! I love the raw edge applique, how it gives the quilt a little more texture. :)

Jess

Amazing!

True

Love... What a great quilt, loving story and lovely colors!

Gadget19ks

Love this! And the story behind it is so perfect too!

Tejesarita

Allpatchedup Thank you so much! I like those fluffy edges! x Teje

Tejesarita

Jess Thank you! x Teje

Tejesarita

True Thank you so much! Every quilt has a story! x Teje

Tejesarita

Gadget19ks Thank you! Every quilt has a story! x Teje

Rebeccajeffsmith

So cute! Congratulations on your marriage!

Tejesarita

Rebeccajeffsmith Thank you so much for your sweet wishes! x Teje

Caribousmom

So lovely! I like how you hand quilted this too - really, really nice!

Tejesarita

Thanks! Hand quilting is fun and easier than I expected. x Teje

Tejesarita

Carolmarie Thank you so much! x Teje

Chandra

This is such a lovely quilt, nice work!

Ama963

So pretty!

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