Monday, May 7, 2012

Just had to share

Krista, lolablueocean, has been long arm quilting one of my quilts for me!  The Cracker Scraps Quilt (I have a tutorial for this quilt posted HERE).  And she's taken a couple of sneak peak shots of it being quilted.  I'm soooo happy with how it looks.  And I just had to share her photos.

The quilting pattern that she used is a Modern Baptist Fan Pattern that I selected from one of the sites that Krista recommended.

Here it is when she started...

Modern fans

Here it is while she is in the middle of working on it...

Final stretch of Angela's quilt

And here it is all quilted!

Angela's cracker scrap quilt

and the back!

The Back!

Just as a reminder, it looked like this before I sent it to her...

Cracker Scraps - Queen Sized

and the back  (the colors in this photo are probably the most true to life)

Cracker Scraps Back

This quilt already has a home in our guest if you ever come stay with me you will be sleeping under this!  Now that should entice you!

I'll definitely post more pics when I get it in person and put the binding on.  But I was so excited that I had to share!


  1. It's lovely, and I love the fan pattern that was chosen. Great quilt.

  2. oh exciting! the only thing that would make it better is if my block had got back to it in time! gah! ;)
    It'll be so beautiful in your guest room though. :)

  3. Yay!!!!! I can't wait to see it in use! It's such a beautiful quilt!!!!

  4. How exciting! It looks so great.

  5. Oh, so beautiful! I can't wait to see it finished up!

  6. The modern baptist fan is a perfect choice for this gorgeous quilt! I hadn't ever seen that pattern before, and I love the gentle squareness of it.

  7. It really is quite stunning! I can't wait to see the back all quilted up too! :)

  8. It looks fab, I can see why you were excited!

  9. Beautiful, I love the texture how it's quilted! It'll look awesome with the binding on all washed and wrinkled.

  10. It`s awesome and love your quilting pattern,great choice!

  11. Beautiful! Great choice on the quilting pattern.

  12. Great choice on the quilting pattern and beautiful quilt!

  13. Very pretty! The quilting seems to really suit the quilt.

  14. It is incredible!! I loved the quilt top and love it even more quilted!! Beautiful :) I bet you can't wait to get it back!

  15. Cindy W, Aus,
    OMG, I love it AND the Quilting.
    Would LOVE to come and sleep under this lovely looking quilt.:o)
    LOVE how you can just put scraps together and they GO SOOOOOOO WELL!!!!!.

  16. The quilting is great. I love Baptist fans, even the 'new' style she did.

  17. I've never seen a modern baptist fan before. It's great! What batting did you use? How much loft did it have?

  18. Perfect quilting pattern for this quilt! Gorgeous!

    robin :-)

  19. The dimension it adds to the quilt is amazing!!

  20. The quilting is a great choice! I've seen the Baptist Fans often lately, but I can understand why it's a popular choice!


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