Finish It Up Friday ~ My Jeep UFO

I finished my little Jeep UFO!

I used Superior Thread’s Mono-poly thread on the top. It was the first time I’ve used this in Friday and I was pleased at how well it behaved.

Here’s my little buddy, Pierre. I miss him.

I kind of wish I had made this Jeep the same color as my Oscar, but honestly, this color makes for a better composition.

I bought this fabric on one of my trips to Phoenix. It was perfect for the back!

My mitered borders turned out okay and I think it really does look like a frame.

I’m really pleased with how this turned out. Losing the trailer was definitely the right thing to do.

And here it is in its new home, just above my collection of toy Jeeps in the sewing room.

Have a great weekend!

Linking up with Quilting and Learning, Busy Hands Quilts , Confessions of a Fabric Addict , Sew Can She


About katyquilts

I am a wife, mom of four amazing adult kids, and a former librarian. I love making everything from traditional quilts to art quilts. I am thankful to God my Father and Creator for the gift of creativity!
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22 Responses to Finish It Up Friday ~ My Jeep UFO

  1. dezertsuz says:

    You might be the only person I ever met who liked Jeeps more than my DH did! That’s a lovely piece, and so tranquil.

  2. kris jarchow says:

    This is super cute and very fitting it looks like.

  3. Karen says:

    The perfect spot for your lovely mini. Well done.

  4. Oh my…this is adorable. You did an awesome job on this.

  5. Barb C says:

    Your Jeep wall hanging is perfect! You always come up with the neatest ideas. Wish I had your creativity. One question though, how do you keep those darling little boys out of your toy Jeep collection? Lol

  6. Lisa says:

    This is just so cute. I love this little quilt and who knew you had a collection of jeeps in the sewing room. Very cool.

  7. Hi Katy, you really like Jeeps! That’s a great little quilt for your collection. That’s also a great way to remember Pierre. Thanks so much for linking up to TGIFF. Have a great weekend.

  8. lois92346 says:

    Oh, Katy! It’s simply PRECIOUS!! Great job!

  9. karenlogcabinquilter says:

    Your jeep piece is certainly interesting and what a surprise to see that you have a toy jeep collection.

  10. Liz says:

    Love it! Goes great with your collection.

  11. Rochelle Summers says:

    I think it looks great and it looks like your wrist is doing better. Been there and it is enormously frustrating to be side lined. I did love the trailer and someday will do a wall hanging with one of those….maybe not too far in the future!!

  12. Sandi says:

    That is so nice! You did good! Hugs,

  13. Loris Mills says:

    That couldn’t be anymore fun! You”ll enjoy this forever. For the love of jeeps and your sweet pup!

  14. Sharon Browne says:

    Your little jeep wall hanging turned out awesome! I love the colors and especially the quilting in the sky. Everything in it has lots of significance which makes it so special. Congrats on a wonderful finish.

  15. Elizabeth says:

    Love the personal touches you added. And I’m definitely going to steal your idea for a “frame”.

  16. Jayne says:

    That is the cutest!! Love the entire piece and all the detail is candy for the eyes!

  17. lynn jarzombeck says:

    What a delightful little quilt. Even though I am a bird lover, I’m going to copy your jeep and dog and make these two for my grandson, putting his puppy in the jeep. I’ve been working on a collage of pictures for his bedroom wall and this will be one. Katy, you’re always full of great ideas and wonderful work. Thank you!

  18. It turned out great! That’s the perfect spot for the quilt too!

  19. Margie says:

    Katy your quilt looks great! I love it! Margie/NY

  20. Kathy D. says:

    What a great finish! It looks perfect where you have placed it. Love the backing!

  21. That turned out sew cute, Katy!!! I love the jeep color. Perfect spot for this quilt, too.

  22. Terri Bertalan says:

    That’s adorable!!! Glad to see your sewing 🙂 How’s your wrist doing?

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