19 July, 2008

Front , Back, And A Close-Up!

All the stitching and tension problems of last week have evaporated, "Patriotic Pizazz" (71" X 84.5") is off the rails, and I love it! It seems that I'm forever trading one problem for another, though. I can't seem to find a great place for photographing quilts. I enlisted my husband's help with an outdoor photo shoot early yesterday morning, we clipped it to a temporary clothesline but that didn't work well at all, we couldn't make the line as rigid as it needed to be. I did these three in the basement workshop, I used binder clips to attach the edge to an overhead steel beam, it worked fine but it's not ideal, he told me he's going to help me come up with something better. I took the camera around to the other side to get a shot of the pieced back, there was a shadow across the top but you get the idea. I plan to get some binding on this one over the weekend.

Life is Good!

14 comments:

Salem Stitcher said...

I love this quilt! And look at how good your quilting looks. You are doing so great!

Nancy said...

It's really nice, friend. And the border MAKES it!

n, np

Karen Dianne Lee said...

What a completely neat quilt!!! I love this one. A favorite for sure. And look at that quilting. Its flowing, evenly paced, relaxed.

And Nancy is right - that's Border is really snazzy. I dig it.

Patriotic Love, *karendianne./ Living Life at LeeHaven

quiltteacher said...

Job well done\. Border is great (quilting also)

Quilt Memories said...

Love it, love it, love it.
Bobbin

Beth said...

I have a set up I can do all by myself. I got a curtain rod that telescopes (at IKEA< but not sure you have one). I hang the quilt from those rings that have a little clip on the bottom. I clip them on the quilt ahead of time and I hang the rod from hooks my husband screwed into the frame on the porch. I'm on my way out the door to soccer, but I will be more than happy to take pictures to send. I leave the hooks out all the time, but only use the rod when I'm taking pictures.

Todd, Kari, Anna and Gracie said...

AW!!!!! I WANT ONE!!! I LOVE IT!

((SMILE)) That is it...I am going to the fabric store and buying me some material....a sewing machine and I'm going to get busy...I am not sure how it will come out...lol..but this makes me want to try and make something! ((SMILE))

Pati said...

Love this quilt!

Quiltdivajulie said...

Marvelous finish! Best wishes with the photograph staging area...

(bet you use Waterworld again and again!)

Janet said...

Lovely quilt!! I also enjoyed your comments on Troutman Rockers. I have two similar ones (not Troutmans of course) and wouldn't part with them.
Janet

Barb said...

Absolutely great quilt, I love it! I tend to enjoy Patriotic, and having the RWB in quilts is wonderful! Did you use the *Stack the Deck* pattern, whatever you used it is perfect for your quilt? Displaying quilts for pictures is really tough, I have yet to find the perfect plan!

Laurie said...

great quilt!! i found you thru barb's blog! i'll keep in touch with you!
laurie

Nane said...

Outdoor light is always prettier I think so hopefully DH can get you a structure to use outside.

Daybreak*Dawning said...

I love pieced backs, on and off the bed, great job! KalamaQuilts