a garden of butterflies

by Nova on June 23, 2013

liberty snippets quilt a garden of butterflies

I shared a sneak peek of the i n c r e d i b l e quilting  by my friend Kellie on this one a couple of days ago & until I collected it later that same day that was as much as I had seen too!

liberty snippets quilt 2 a garden of butterflies

You can imagine my squeals of delight at seeing it in the flesh! Kellie outdid  herself  I tell you. She has given my Liberty butterflies a garden full of daisies to flutter around in.

I speed bound it over the last couple of evenings by the fire so  I could get it finished quick sticks & in use. So in love.

I decided upon rounded corners so bias was the order of the day of course & yes, it is 2 different greens – didn’t have quite enough of either to make it all the way around but I love the make-do-ness & scrappiness of  the result.

It is so hard to get photos of the awesome quilting & the following don’t do it justice at all but hopefully will give you a taster of the quilted garden…

From the ground up, stems & leaves become a garden bursting with daisies…

liberty snippets quilting 1 a garden of butterflies

liberty quilt4 a garden of butterflies

liberty quilt  a garden of butterflies

daisy garden quilting a garden of butterflies

Little surprises to find were hidden throughout…

a fairy (every garden should have one)fairy a garden of butterfliesa cheeky snail…

snail a garden of butterflies …a very happy caterpiller

happy caterpiller a garden of butterflies
& a beautiful rose & sweet signature (did I find them all Kellie?)

rose a garden of butterflies

Thank you Kellie, I adore it x

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{ 13 comments… read them below or add one }

1
jeanne e. June 23, 2013 at 1:40 pm

this is wonderful! so much fun!

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Carol June 23, 2013 at 1:46 pm

Beautiful!

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Flying Blind June 23, 2013 at 5:52 pm

That quilting is stunning!!!!

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Kelly Rodgers June 23, 2013 at 9:45 pm

It looks amazing Nova xxx

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Sasha June 24, 2013 at 1:10 am

Oh it is just amazing!!! I love the little hidden treasures in Kellie’s beautiful quilting =D

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Yvonne Campbell June 24, 2013 at 3:31 am

This is really lovely quilting.

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Lorraine June 24, 2013 at 1:31 pm

That quilt is so pretty & the quilting is divine !!!
Love it .

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Steph June 25, 2013 at 3:44 pm

Inspirational! Such a beautiful way to use offcuts.

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Therese June 27, 2013 at 5:39 am

Wow! I am speechless. That is the most beautiful quilt I have ever seen. Love the butterflies, and the quilting…. speechless. Amazing, true art, heirloom.

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kathyh June 28, 2013 at 10:14 am

I spy!
What a great complimentary pairing.

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Amber June 29, 2013 at 5:13 pm

It’s beautiful – what a wonderful quilt!!

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diane stanley July 2, 2013 at 12:31 am

what a gorgeous quilt. To be snuggled with this quilt would make a lovely, relaxing evening.

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Katy July 2, 2013 at 7:59 am

Fabulous, and love all the hidden treasures :o)

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