Saturday, 7 April 2018

Mahoosive liberty quilt

Here that noise?? Its me squeaking in with one last finish on my Q1 list πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ this wss number 3 on the list.
Its done !! My husband (ower Scoobs) doing a grand job of showing off the finished mahoosive Liberty quilt top. His poor arms wont stretch to the full 98 , yes 98 inches in width .... i really must get better at realising how big quilt tops are going to be! I got it back this week from the fabulous Cath, @cumbrianlongarmer. And what a stunning job she did.
 
 
Here are some shots of it at Gartmore, which is fitting since it was started here last summer.
Mahoosive liberty
Under a chandelier, budthepuppy would approve😊
Mahoosive liberty
This was the initial central block. The pattern is a Susan Briscoe one from one of the early editions of Todays Quilter, a supplement on medallion quilts.
Mahoosive liberty
See those tins? I took all my liberty stash with me when making these!
Mahoosive liberty
144 flying geese
liberty
Had to stand on rocking chair squidged up in a corner to do this!
Liberty
Ahhhhhh almost the point of no return!! I wasnt paying attention to the piecing and it was getting dangerously squint. I had to take middle out and re piece ....
At Gartmore putting on final border
Mahoosive liberty
And a final shot of the lovely Mark who has now become a right prima donna now he knows about the #husbandholdingquilts hashtag πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚
 
 

4 comments:

  1. Oh my goodness, what a beautiful finish! Lucky husband!!! On behalf of the global hosts of the Finish A Long, thank you for participating!

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  2. It's a magnificently splendid quilt ans I love it! Congratulations on the finish! *waves pompoms*

    (Has BudThePuppy has his inaugural roll on it yet?)

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    1. Rolled, snuggled and squished πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ thank you for all your encouragement xx

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