Sunday, August 17, 2014

Peanuts quilt finished!

Well I put my mind to it and I finished binding the Peanuts quilt. Actually the title of today's post is not quite right. I still have to add a label, but I consider this quilt finished. The label will be done soon.
Here it is!
 Here are some close-ups of the border quilting.


 Now that this quilt is done, I have returned to my cross-stitching. This is where Large Cross-stitch #1 was the last time I posted about it. 
This is what I have completed in the last couple of days.
I enjoy stitching the big swaths of one color. Thankfully there is a lot of that in this chart. I hope to finish the first page that I am stitching by the end of the month. I want to get a move on with it as I have another large cross-stitch to work on as well as my own designs which have lately fallen by the wayside. 

I am joining Kathy for Slow Sunday Stitching. Pop on over to her site to see what other bloggers are stitching.
Thanks for stopping by!

22 comments:

  1. Love the Peanuts quilt. Bright and colorful fabric choices. Hand quilting has nice even stitches.

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    1. I can't take credit. This was a kit from Keepsake Quilting. Thanks for commenting.

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  2. What a lovely Quilt . Great stitching too.

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  3. Wonderful quilt with great stitching. The cross stitch is delightful.

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    1. Thank you. I am glad this quilt is finished. Now on to more projects!

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  4. Congrats on finishing the wonderful peanuts quilt!
    Are the green threads on your stitchery marking rows? Or are they basting stitches? Just wondering...

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    1. I used the green thread to designate the 10x10 grid on the chart. Another blogger recommended it for such a large project. This is just the first of 10 pages of stitching.

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  5. Thanks for stopping by my blog! I haven't crossed stitched in a really long time, but your picture is making me think maybe I should :-).

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    1. Thanks for stopping also. I can never stay away from any craft for too long. There is always something I want to make in all of them.

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  6. I don't have the patience for cross stitch but I enjoy seeing other's work and I have really enjoyed seeing the peanuts quilt as you work on it. Congrats on a wonderful finish...cutest quilt EVER! :)

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    1. We each have our strengths. My patience is taxed by scrap-booking. Thanks for visiting. I'm glad you like the quilt.

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  7. I used to do a lot of cross stitching. The big projects would take me a year to finish! The green threads are a great idea.

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    1. I think this project will probably take more that a year. Sigh... I get distracted by other crafts.

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  8. Your Peanuts quilt is adorable! Love it!

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  9. El quilt precioso, mucho colorido, es ideal...
    Hace ya un tiempo largo q no hago nada en punto de cruz.
    Gracias por compartir
    Abrazos

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    1. Thank you for visiting my blog and for your kind words.

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  10. A lovely quilt & great stitching update :)

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  11. Your quilt looks great! I just love them.

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