Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Yo-Yo Flowers

I did it, I finally found the time to sit down and sew the binding onto this beautiful yo-yo flowers quilt. The weather has been so nice here, I have been working outside in the yard and taking the kids to the park more. But I just sat down and did it! And I just love the way that it turned out!
I am branching out in my quilting skills. On this one I thought that it would look nice if I did just squiggly lines between the stems and them a loop all over pattern around the flowers. Then I just did a regular all over pattern on the borders. You can kind of see it in this photo here - look on the red, that is where it stands out.

 I love the look these flowers give it. I found a bunch of large buttons on clearance at Archivers and they were perfect for this quilt!
 Now I can curl up in it today because the weather has changed to cold again! But then I am thinking that with this one it would look great hung on the wall. We will see what really happens with this.
You think after all of these quilts that I have made, I would be a pro at binding. But I still struggle with getting those corners just right. But I am not going to point out to you where I don't like it!

 I love, love, love it! It is so beautiful! And this puts me at 4 quilts finished this year! 2 more to go and I have reached my goal!

Don't forget to go and enter my giveaway for some free fabric here!
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  1. love it! turned out awesome!

  2. What a cute idea!


  3. Beautiful quilt. Love the yo-yo flowers and buttons. I need to learn how to make these yo-yo doo-dads!

  4. Wow, this is beautiful! love the yo yo flowers!!!

  5. Love it. Thanks so much for linking up! Can't wait to see what you have for this week.

  6. The rick rack stems are my favorite!


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