Sunday, September 29, 2013

Finished Bee Quilt

I am so excited to share this quilt with you!!! I busted my tail to get it done by Friday (aka Hubby's b-day) and although I didn't get it finished before he got off work, I did manage to finish it before the end of the night!
We went out today and had a lot of fun taking pictures of it!!! Let me forewarn you, this will be a photo heavy post! I can't wait to show you!!!!
I love where I live! Beautiful photo ops almost every where you turn! I mentioned "railroad" to my hubby and he took me to this gorgeous view! The quilt is pretty awesome too, huh?
Here is a "snippet" of the back, I improv'd a large log cabin...I think its just as awesome as the front, if I do say so myself!

I am so happy with this quilt!!! It's the first one I've made for "us", when I say "us" I mean me! LOL! Really, it's for him, but I know I'll get some good use out of it too!

Then we decided to head down to the River....I'm telling you, it was a GORGEOUS day!!!
I took soooo many pictures, I swear I've deleted at least 100, if not more, and still have TONS that I didn't edit!

Here is a full pic of the backing...what do you think? Did I do good?
A close up (somewhat) of the quilting...I chose to do random squares and rectangles. Those of you who follow me on Instagram (@CraftNurseQuilt) know that I had some issues with the quilting. I somehow manage to get a GINORMOUS pucker on one of the blocks! I have since washed it and although I can still see it, it's not THAAAAT noticeable.

I think this pic is my favorite from today! I love how the rustic look of the wooden stairs mixes with the modern look of the quilt!

For the binding I mainly used a gray diagonal stripe (I think it's from Riley Blake, but don't quote me on it!) and added a strip of blue, orange, and yellow.
This one is probably my 2nd favorite pic of the day, although I love them all!!!

This quilt is my very first "Bee Quilt" and I want to say a big THANK YOU to the girls from Make It Modern Bee for making these gorgeous blocks for me!!! I love them and will cherish this quilt for many many years!!!!!

Quilt Stats:
Finished size- around 75" x 75"
Pieced- by myself and the lovely ladies of Make It Modern Bee
Quilted- on my DSM by me in a "wondering square" pattern
Design was inspired by Elizabeth Hartman's Craftsy class.

Tell me what you think about it, do you love it as much as I do or is it not your style?
Linking up with Amanda Jean for Finish it up Friday!

~Hope y'all are having a GREAT day!!!!~


audrey said...

Yay! It looks amazing! :) Love to see all of those blocks together!

Samantha said...

I love it! I'm going to be putting mine together after the first of the year and I can't wait to get it done and on my bed. :D

Yours turned out wonderful!

Kelly said...

It came out beautifully!!! I knew you'd that pucker would be better after washing!

Karen P. said...

It looks so great!! So fun seeing my block in there too. I really should finish mine soon too. 😄

stitchingandbacon said...

Beautiful pictures and quilt! It is super fun to see this quilt all put together and looking so gorgeous.

Peg Botham said...

Kellie it's beautiful and what an awesome place to take your photographs. You've got the natural light, wonderful rustic atmosphere going on what more could you ask for. Thank you for sharing.

Peg xx

Lisa C said...

While I am normally allergic to solids, I do love this quilt. Great job. The back is just as fascinating as the front. Lovely picture taking area!

Judy1522 said...

I think it looks beautiful and the colors are gorgeous together with the background color.

sharpie said...

Beautiful quilt!!