Thursday, September 13, 2018

Starburst


I was able to finish up this quilt during nap time and father/daughter time.  I decided to name it Starburst after one of Cheetah's favorite candies.  My niece Miss S suggested it.  My original name for it was Flamin' Hot, but I decided against it.  I pieced it while the Dollarridge Fire was burning less than a half mile from my father's cabin. I am happy to say that due to the amazing efforts of the firefighters my parent's cabin and those surrounding theirs were spared.


I quilted it on the Bernina Q24 in a new to me quilting design combination.


Spirals and paisleys.  :)



I really like the combo and will be sure to do it again.  My sweet little Bunny gave this quilt her stomp of approval when I showed my husband the quilting design.



It is no surprise that she loved the fuzzy minky backing.


Then I bound it in the same red as the border.


I totally love it! It finishes about 60 by 70 inches.


My sister-in-law asked who it was for.  I said, "Well, it matches my September Decor."


(Complete with rainbow baby gate.)


I think it may be a keeper.


However, my husband isn't that fond of throw quilts.  He likes things put away, so it may stay here until ready for a cuddle.


I now have a post about how I combined the spirals and paisleys in my quilting. 

XX,
Jasmine

P.S. I will be linking up with some of the fun parties on my sidebar including Oh Scrap. Check them out to see what other quilters have made.

12 comments:

  1. I love your new quilting design! Fabulous name for the quilt too.

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  2. It's definitely a keeper, especially after seeing how Bunny took right to it!

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  3. Awesome new quilt with an adorable new owner!!

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  4. Love the quilt, the colors, the quilting and the name. But the best part is your newest quilt model - Bunny. So prceious!!!

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  5. I remember when you pieced this one! That quilting motif is definitely a keeper, may have to try it myself on a future quilt. Bet it does your heart good to have things like baby gates in your house again!

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  6. I LOVE the colors!! So vibrant and happy! ❤️

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  7. Your quilt is beautiful, Jasmine - I love all the color! It really does remind you of a bag of Starburst candies!

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  8. Is that a freehand or in the computer design? I think it is perfect for the bright fun quilt.

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  9. I can't beileive this is improv pieced! it looks so planed and ordered.
    The clours are beautiful. But I also likethe colderversion you made.

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  10. Perfect name for such a bright quilt. I really like that new quilting design. I might have to try that someday.

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  11. Your quilt is fantastic, and the minky back and quilting design are the perfect finish. Thanks for sharing!

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  12. Absolutely gorgeous! I just love all of the red. :D

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