7-seas.

posted by Gerie
Mon, Jul 2 2012


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This is my first quilt. Machine-pieced, handquilted. It's based upon a countrylanes pattern, using a double Irishchain and a ninepatch. At the time I made it (2004) I didn't really like greens, but I loved blues, so instead of countrylanes, it became 7-seas. I added an inner border, because I like quilts to have boundaries. I thought the original pattern was a kind of flowing away, without a distinctive border.

Comments

Joe wrote re: 7-seas.
on Mon, Jul 2 2012 8:29 AM

I like it very much.

Susie wrote re: 7-seas.
on Mon, Jul 2 2012 10:19 AM

Very pretty!  I may just have to make one of these.  You did a really great job on it!

gini wrote re: 7-seas.
on Mon, Jul 2 2012 9:12 PM

i agree, i think irish chains beg for borders.  isn't this a single irish chain?   either way, it is beautiful,  and your first quilt,  WOW.

Marie wrote re: 7-seas.
on Fri, Apr 26 2013 2:39 PM

It's beautiful!  Great work!

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