Sunday, April 6, 2014

My Second Africa Quilt



My second Africa quilt is finished! I took it with me to California and left it with my capable sister, Deb. I loved making this quilt. I have never made anything like it. I was inspired by Jen Kingwell's Gypsy Wife quilt. The quilt measures 100+" by 86" and it is on a king sized bed in this picture.



I arranged the blocks smallest to largest, but either end can be the top.


As you can see, the quilting, which was perfectly done by my hero, Bob at Country Crossroads Quilt Shop, is a geometric. Bob bought it especially for this quilt and it looks so good!


So, I hope this quilt will help do some good 
for the City of Joy in the Congo. 

14 comments:

  1. Well Girlfriend...everything you do is AWESOME...but this one really...I mean REALLY....just OVER THE TOP! Super pictures!!!! Glad you had a good time...gladder still you're back home :)

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  2. WOW! This is a stunning beauty! Amazing work and beautiful quilting too!

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  3. This is really gorgeous! Great job!

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  4. Can you tell me what pattern this is? I Have a sizeable African Fabric stash and would love to make this quilt as well. It is gorgeous!

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  5. Exquisite! Love your interpretation

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  6. I too have been collecting African fabrics waiting for inspiration. Even though it appears easy to copy, I'll bet it was the choices you made as to which fabrics to put side by side that made this quilt a stunner. Congrats.

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  7. One of the most gorgeous quilts I have ever seen. I would love to have the pattern for this.

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  8. I too have fabric I'd love to use in this design - Australiana and Kiwi - as bold and beautiful as African prints. Have you done up a pattern for this? I would really, really love to have it, copy, and would pay for it! PS I was born in Nairobi and lived in Africa for over 45 years!!

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  9. Stunning quilt - is the pattern available for purchase

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