Friday, February 22, 2013

Finished Zigzagged Quilt

I am so excited to say I have my first finish of 2013. I was hoping to have this one done last month but it just didn't work out that way. 

Zigzagged Quilt

This quilt is made from the empty bobbin pattern called zigzagged. Yeah I know I could have come up with another name for my version, but that name it just perfect. Zigzagged is probably an early intermediate  pattern because you have to get all those flying geese to turn out the same size and at two different sizes. 

Zigzagged Quilt with Suzie inspecting it

Suzie of course took her time inspecting my work. 

close up zigzagged quilt

Which, was very important because this is the first quilt that I have quilted this much. I did a different design in each size of zigzag and totally different design in the open spaces. For the small zigzags I did squiggles. While for the big zigzags I did loops. As for the open space I used a paisley design. I felt like this quilt, with all of its negative space, needed at lot of quilting. 

I wish I could have got better pictures, but since it was raining this was the best I could do.

Full Length Zigzagged Quilt


Quilt Stats:
Name: Zigzagged 
Size: 50" x 70"
Fabrics:  Solids, but the aren't bella or kona so I can't tell you the names. 
Binding: Denyse Schmidt, Chicopee, bleeding heart in green
Pattern:  Zigzagged by Empty Bobbin 
Quilting: by me, squiggles, loops, and paisley 
Started : October 2012
Completed: February 2013 

I made this quilt for a local quilt shop - Sew Katie Jean. I will be teaching a class on this pattern on April 6, 2013 from 10:00 - 3:00. If you are in the Sacramento Area and want to join me for this class contact Katie to get the pattern and sign up for the class. As I said this is early intermediate quilt, so if that is where you are at and you would like to sign up, just give her a call. The class isn't up on the website yet, but you can still sign up for it. Oh yeah and if you want to see the quilt in person, just stop by her shop.
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Linking up to:

Finish it up Friday, Link a finish FridayTGIFF, show and tell, can I get a whoop whoop and a lovely year of finishes, show and tell saturday, pinteresting party, Let's Get Acquainted Monday, Linky Tuesday at Freemotion by the River

29 comments:

  1. Great finish - you must feel great!

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  2. Beautiful! I adore zig zags and love that you've varied the sizes of them. Perfect.

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  3. Love your zigzag quilt! Great colors! It is apparent someone approves. Isn't it wonderful to have your first finish? Congratulations!

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  4. I love the dog and the quilt!!!!

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  5. That quilt will make a great class sample. You did very well.

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  6. I'd never considered putting to different sizes of zig-zag into a quilt! I love the effect and the colours you used :) It's nice to find you in online quilt-land!

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  7. looks good! I'm making my own zigzag and I'm almost done with the top - they are fun to do I think.

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  8. Fun quilt! I love the two sizes of zigzags!

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  9. I like your quilt!
    The two sizes of the zigzag was a great idea!

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  10. Awesome finish! Love the zigzags and the colors!
    My dog does the same thing, he always needs to check it out before I can do anything with it!

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  11. Yay for suzie the quilt inspector. My inspector is a cat named Mitch. My dog, Charlie, is not interested in quilts :) Love how the zigzags don't line up :)

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  12. Lovely quilt! I like the effect the different sized zig zags make.

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  13. This is soooo fantastic! Great finish!

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  14. Lovely! I love a good zig zag quilt!

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  15. Great quilt. I adore those colors!

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  16. Really beautiful. the colors are wonderful!

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  17. Wow! This is gorgeous! My daughter has been bugging me to make her a chevron quilt. I think I like this pattern even better.

    On the geographic side ... I'm from Sacramento! Elk Grove, actually. We lived there for 20 years and just moved to Virginia in 2011. Is Sew Katie Jean a new quilt store in Lincoln?

    Have a great day!

    Lani
    SimplyFreshVintage.com

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  18. What a BEAUTIFUL quilt! WOW! Love the colors and the pattern. Beautiful!

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  19. I love the colors in your quilt, and I especially love the dog. Linking up from "Let's Get Acquainted."

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  20. This is a lovely quilt and a great name :)

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  21. The quilting turned out great, I love how you used different patterns for different parts of the quilt!

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  22. What a beautiful quilt and it is wonderful that Suzie approves! Thanks for sharing.
    Freemotion by the River Linky Party Tuesday

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  23. Very cute quilt. Love the colors.

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  24. It's a winner as proved by Suzie! What a fun class this will be. Hope it fills up to the beams for you.

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  25. Your quilt looks great! I love the zig zag pattern. Thanks for sharing at Throwback Thursday.

    xoxo
    Denyse

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