Fransson Quilts

Planetarium – finished!

November 27, 2012

Well if you can believe it, I actually finished another quilt in my Practical Guide to Patchwork Project! The Planetarium quilt:

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Most of the fabrics I used was Indie by Art Gallery. I paired it with solids that I had in my stash. . .yes, I have tons of solids in my stash. For the sashing I used Champagne from Kona solids by Robert Kaufman.

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I don’t know what crawled up my butt – but I’m trying to use less and less white for sashing . . . .

The back I used the rest of the Champagne and the Geisha Bliss print from the Indie line.

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The quilting was done my the wonderful Mrs. Kayli of Quilt Finishing.

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Now if you go to our local Salt Lake Modern Quilt Guild – you’ll already know who this quilt was for. I made this quilt for my close friend, Sarah. She loves fall and she always, always, always is making quilts for other people. So back in August my plans were to make her a fall quilt to give it to her in October. . well push that deadline back a month and I surprised her at our meeting with it. If you asked, what her reaction was on her face. . priceless! Oh wait! I had Marci record it too so you can see for yourself!!!

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10 Comments

  • Reply Cara November 27, 2012 at 2:56 pm

    OMG what a lovely surprise for your friend!! The quilt is stunning and I love the video and seeing you come to life – too cute!!!

  • Reply Elizabeth @ Don't Call Me Betsy November 27, 2012 at 5:44 pm

    Love the video :) Too sweet!!!! And I love the quilt, it’s super fabulous! I loved Indie before, but holy crap, I love it even more now!

  • Reply Katie B November 27, 2012 at 6:36 pm

    You are a kind soul! I love this quikt big time. It made me fall in love with Indie.

  • Reply Debbie November 27, 2012 at 10:57 pm

    What a really lovely quilt!!! Such a fun surprise for your friend!

  • Reply Jessica November 28, 2012 at 7:52 am

    Sukie you are one awesome lady :-) Love that quilt!!

  • Reply Jill November 28, 2012 at 9:08 am

    This is awesome! Love the quilt, what a great surprise for your friend!

  • Reply diane stanley November 28, 2012 at 10:08 am

    you are such a great friend! the quilt is beautiful.

  • Reply Flying Blind November 28, 2012 at 2:55 pm

    Oh you are the best!!

  • Reply AnneMarie @ Gen X Quilters November 28, 2012 at 7:47 pm

    LOVE the quilt. Also that Geisha print is one of my favs…. you are too nice! I tend to hoard not only my fabric, but a ton of quilts too.

  • Reply Amy November 28, 2012 at 8:21 pm

    Fantastic Amy!! I love all the solids you mixed in there – and so generous of you too!

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