First finish of the new year: Satoru

This quilt is ancient.. well, it wasn't my oldest UFO, but it had been sitting, pin basted, in my closet for over a year, and the top was completed sometime in 2007, (the center came from a guild workshop).  The fabrics came from my hubby's trip to Japan in January 2002.  Yeah, for a newly finished quilt, it's got some history already.
You can see the quilting better on the back.
Around new years I tried to finish up a bunch of smallish quilts so I'd have hand sewing (binding) ready for after the baby came.. some mindless stitching to keep me connected to being a quilter.. but, the kid's still not here and I've had loads of time to sew.  So, whoops, finished it.  At least I can link up this week (TGIFF & Crazy Mom Quilts)
(old posts about this quilt can be found here, and here)

Comments

  1. I love those blues and browns! Gorgeous! When oh when is that baby coming???

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  2. OH my gosh! That is the best twister style quilt I have seen. I love the combination with the fans on the edges. Very, very nice finish here. :)

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  3. I think a picture of this top is in my favorites on flickr...never made the connection that it was yours. Glad you got it done!

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  4. Your quilting is wonderful and the colors are too. My guess is that the baby will be born on Tuesday so don't forget!! Best wishes!!

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  5. Congratulations! It's a beautiful quilt. Best wishes with the new baby!

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  6. That's very cool - it's always nice to make something that uses special fabrics that have a special meaning behind them. I love the quilting pattern on the back. All the best for the new arrival!

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  7. Congratulation. The Quilt is wonderful.
    I like the colours and fabrics.

    Greetings from Germany, Manuela.

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