Friday, March 23, 2012

gifts galore...

so, you may remember a while ago i posted about a collaboration quilt us wonky girls made for Melissa.
well... we were at it again for jessica... 
and this is the finished product.
and the back.
i really loved putting this together for her with blocks from sara, jacey and melissa.
i asked them to make me scrappy improv blocks in no specific size and they did not disappoint.
 if you click on the above picture and then squint a little you can see the binding.  i was so excited to try out rachel's zig-zag binding... and it would have been awesome if i hadn't ran out of blue and then green thread...
still, i loved how it looked and will be doing it more.

i wish i would have taken pictures of all of the blocks before i pieced them together.  
they were a miss mash of colors and sizes and it was awesome.  
big ones small ones long ones short ones.
it was like putting a very pretty puzzle together. 
and because i was so intent on finishing, i forgot to make a super sweet label like sara did for melissa's quilt so i whipped out my handy dandy fine tipped permanent marker and made a mark...
the Wonky Girls - nicke, sara, jacey, and melissa.  
i hope she and he love the crap out of it.  

i love making collaboration quilts.  
it warms my heart.
i am working on another now that is the epitome of collaboration!
i will share soon..

xx 
nicke

19 comments:

  1. So sweet! I know they'll love it.

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  2. What a fun quilt - collaboration is great!

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  3. So great to see it :) I'm sure it will be loved. I love how the crazy, colourful blocks and the negative space are in balance (unstable equilibrium comes to my mind, although I've never been good at physics ;))
    I love the blocks and the solid colours. Would you tell me what the deep blue is?

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  4. s spring day in square form--a breath of fresh air!!

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  5. Wonderful! And I love the quilting.

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  6. Super job Nicke. I have yet to do some improv blocks, but they are on the list. Looking forward to seeing the next one.

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  7. Oh Nicke it is so very cute! Simply Lovely!!!

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  8. Love it! Such great colours!

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  9. it turned out so lovely! i really like the bright green background--not one i ever would have chosen myself but the results are fab. it just makes me realize i should get out of my comfort zone every once in awhile. :-)

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  10. Can't wait to see your next one. I know what is is!!! Glad you enjoyed the zigzag binding. It makes life easy every time.

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  11. I think wonky blocks are perfect for baby blankets! So many fun things to look at!
    And now I need to go check out that zig-zag binding!

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  12. It's such a fun quilt. You really worked wonders with the miscellaneous blocks we sent you!
    I'm so glad she was pleased with it.

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  13. I love your quilt!! I love all things wonky :) Such fun bright colors too!

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  14. i love this! i should have done this myself but got distracted! yours is gorgeous.

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  15. Wow - this looks fabulous! Great work :)

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  16. Fab collaboration, love all the improviness

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  17. Fantastic quilt! I love how all the colors work together, and esp. love the blue and green solid. It kind of holds it all together. What a great collaboration! I know this one will really be loved. Great job!!

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