Sunday, September 9, 2012

Orca Bay top is complete!

If I didn't feel so sick, I would be doing some cartwheels!  I wasn't sure about the outer border for a while, but after some quick opinions from quilty friends, I decided on a thin outer border.  I imagine it will make quilting easier without all of the seams on the edge.


I will be machine quilting this one.  I will be looking for a semi-dense design that will not overpower all of the piecing.  Ideas are welcome!

I am thankful to my blog friends who have helped me along the way!  Thank you for your encouragement and fabric scraps!!

Natasha

10 comments:

  1. Very pretty, I so love the finish of these "Orca Bay" quilts! They were such a commitment, with so many pieces. Your gradiaded geese in the border was a great design call!
    I hope you are feeling better, so those cartwheels can start rolling out of you ~
    :-}pokey

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  2. I really love that flying geese border. I think I've only cut a few pieces for that outside border, but might like to use your idea...with your permission. Just love it!

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  3. Fantastic quilt. Love all the colors and the borders. Feel Better!!

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  4. Just gorgeous! Can't help you with the quilting. You need to send a photo of this to Bonnie - sure she would showcase this on her blog.

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  5. This. is. amazing. Purple is my favorite color. The border is stunning. Love the light to dark progression.

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  6. Wonderful quilt and fantastic border !

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  7. Beautiful...love the flying geese border. I may have to try that idea on a future quilt. I guess I was boring in that I just completed Orca Bay just like Bonnie's!
    Lisa in Georgia

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    1. Boring is definitely not a word I would use with Orca Bay; it is such a dynamic quilt! Thank you for stopping in! Flying geese borders rock!

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  8. Wow! Aweseome!! I love the geese in the border and the shading of them. Again, Aweseome!!

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  9. Woo hoo! I've just finished my Orca Bay top too, and I was only making a small version. Can't decide how to quilt mine either :)

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