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Another Under The Australian Sun.

Posted on | February 19, 2015 | 15 Comments

Sunburnt Quilts - Australia's Flowers 2015

This is my third quilt using fabrics from Leesa Chandler’s fabric line – Under The Australian Sun. And I still have more fabrics from this range to play with. Obviously it is a favourite.

 

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This quilt is made from the lattice garden pattern.

Here is the fabric in the backing.

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It has taken me a while to quilt this one.  I worked on some areas then set it aside for a time. Then when I decided what to do to the next section I would get it out again.  It would then wait for the next stage a few months later.

Straight lines around the borders and fans in the corners and setting triangles.

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Flowers in the edge blocks and lots of pebbles.

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Outlining for the waratahs and stippling around the outside.

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Gorgeous flowering gum blossom in the binding.

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Quilting from the backing.

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I was very excited to have this finished as it has been worked on over several years.

But !!!! … I was too confident! When I was getting ready to take photos I noticed that one of the flower blocks in the bottom left corner had not been quilted. Thankfully that is an easy fix. I will do that this evening.

Then I can truly take it off my UFO list.

I do hope you are having a great week and catching up on some UFOs as well.

 

Cheers, Karen

 

15 Responses to Another Under The Australian Sun.

  • marina says: absolutely gorgeous Karen! I can see why this fabric is such a favourite. Beautiful details in the quilting that completes it perfectly. Well done!
  • cheryll (gone stitchin) says: Oh Karen... this quilt is gorgeous... & the quilting sets it off. Wonderful fabric and the perfect block choice too. Well done! xox
  • Rachaeldaisy says: This is such a beautiful quilt!! The pattern is so interesting and looks great in the fabrics. Isn't it wondeful to see fabrics that celebrate Australias beautiful flowers. You quilting is great too. When I first saw the photos I thought you had had it professionally quilted.
  • Shez says: Hi Karen wow this quilt is amazing and I love the colours you have used,well done my friend on a gorgeous finish xx
  • Cheryl says: What a stunning quilt Karen and such beautiful quilting
  • Joan says: Gorgeous fabric...no wonder you love to work with it. Don't you just hate it when you think your done! LOL!! Glad it was an easy fix. What a wonderful quilt.
  • Christine M says: Your quilt is beautiful, Karen.
  • Elaine/MuddlingThrough says: Karen, you have outdone yourself on this one - it is simply gorgeous! Congratulations on a wonderful finish!
  • Fiona says: wow Karen it is just stunning... I love how you have graded the colours for the blocks on the front and the quilting is absolutely perfect for it and makes it really stand out.... wonderful job... Hugz
  • Lesley says: Fabulous quilt! Your quilting is exquisite and makes the quilt so stunning! Well done!
  • Suz says: What a beautiful quilt Karen! The fussy cutting of the waratahs is a beautiful feature! And to think you have patiently been quilting this yourself! Congratulations on a great finish!
  • Anita says: Gosh, I've turned my back for 5 seconds and you've made this glorious quilt!!!! lol It looks gorgeous. Cheers, Anita.
  • Mary says: Oh wow! Well worth the wait of taking several months. You've done a fabulous job on it: from the fussy cut parts to the beautiful quilting. I'd see a part and think, "Oh I like this," then see another part and think the same. You obviously love the fabric and the whole Aussie theme. This is definitely a "made with love" quilt!
  • Deb@asimplelife Quilts says: Wow... what a beauty! Both in your fabric choices and in your quilting. Wow again!
  • Petra says: Absolutely wonderful quilt using Leesa's wonderful fabrics. Karen Would love to know where the pattern came from ....would love to do it with Dutch tiles Happily spent the weekend quilting
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