Finish It Up Friday ~ Dream Big

The title of this panel feels very appropriate for this piece. It will hang in my Arizona house. This house has been a big dream of mine for a very long time!

It was the last thing I quilted on Friday before leaving. Here is the backing.

I decided to finish this with a facing instead of a binding.

I ended up with the center of the flower not laying quite flat, but blocking seemed to help.

I love the texture!

Now to get this hung up! Have a great day!

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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13 Responses to Finish It Up Friday ~ Dream Big

  1. rl2b2017 says:

    Wow, wow, WOW Katy! This turned out fabulous. It will be stunning anywhere you hang it but somehow I think it belongs in your Arizona home. Just the tones and shades – you’ve highlighted all the best of this Dream Big. {{Hugs}} ~smile~ Roseanne

  2. You did a masterful job of quilting on this! It is gorgeous.

  3. quiltipatti says:

    fantastic quilting. here’s a thought i mentioned to someone else. put a sleeve on both top and bottom so it can be turned around – that way it doesn’t always try to droop the same way; heck, if you want, put a sleeve on all four sides. (don’t you love me offering you more work?) patti in florida

  4. Sandi says:

    It’s gorgeous!! You did so good. Hugs,

  5. lois92346 says:

    Wow! Absolutely STUNNING!!

  6. Mmm yummy texture! You did a beautiful job on this!

  7. Sue B says:

    I absolutely love the way you quilted this one Katy! I’ve got a couple of these panels & have looked at many different ways they’ve been quilted. I definitely want to do one like this, it really makes the petals lovely. I’m enjoying watching your adventures in setting up your new home in Arizona, what a blessing to be able to be near your Arizona kids & grandkids.

  8. Tami Von Zalez says:

    I would like to hear more about your dream house. I have been tending toward simple is better and to see that piece with quilting as the star is delightful.

  9. Jannette Binder says:

    Wow! That looks so elegant – your quilting really took it to the next level!

  10. So pretty! And how fun to have a new quilt for your new home!

  11. Ronda Reitz says:

    Absolutely gorgeous!

  12. Kathy D. says:

    Wow! I’m always amazed how quilting takes these flower panels to new levels, and yours didn’t disappoint. Facing was a good call; this will look wonderful in your new home.

  13. Jean says:

    Very pretty, Katy. Good luck in your new home.
    -Jean ❤

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