Saturday, January 23, 2016

Quilt Shot Block #56~ Midnight Mystery Comes Together- Quilt Top

So many beautiful Midnight Mystery Quilt tops have appeared on Facebook.
They are all beautiful.
Brought mine to Florida and got it together a couple of weeks ago.
       If you have kept up with this blog, you know this is a true scrap quilt being one of my Memory Quilts.
It is made from 3 of Daddy's shirts. When the Court House steps had to be made, I ran out of fabric and pulled one of Mother's Peddler Pusher pants which we call Capri slacks these days.



Seams, tags, pockets and such were kept.  In some cases I had to sew pieces together to make them large enough for a block piece.  So seams are randomly all over the quilt.

I have to wait till I get back home to quilt the top.  March 10 is the deadline.  Going to be cutting it close.

I'm sure glad I brought my machine and some work with me.
It's been a very relaxing experience.
Who knew the color scheme would fit right in.
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10 comments:

  1. This is gorgeous. I don't think I've seen a more color-comprehensive memory quilt. What a wonderful keepsake.

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  2. It looks great. Great colour scheme. I had fun doing this quilt along. But I haven't decided on quilting yet.

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  3. I am enjoying all the different results from the QAL! Such a fun idea to use clothes for it!

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  4. Beautiful quilt and that view......wow!! Enjoy the warmth!

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  5. It's really great, and made all the more special by your repurposing of your parents' clothes.

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  6. Wow! The colors scheme is perfect and your quilt is gorgeous! I love seeing that kind of projects that combines memories and recycling. Seams, pockets and tags are perfect additions. Love it!

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  7. Well done. It looks beautiful. I look forward to seeing it once you quilt it.

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  8. I would have never thought to leave the seams in the shirts. I love it! "Deboning" them is always a chore. Thanks for sharing on Podunk Pickin's

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