Hourglass Strings photo

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Here’s the label I just finished stitching. I made a simple one on the computer and embroidered my initials beside it. I don’t usually put my name on my donation quilts but last year I started putting my initials – you can see I really need more practice with my embroidery!

18 thoughts on “Hourglass Strings photo

  1. Hi Mary, this looks great. I think the panto looks just fine. I never know what color thread to choose for a panto when there is such a contrast between the white and the color. That’s what I’m mentally struggling with right now for Sophie’s quilt. I think I’ll do the borders separately, but put a panto in the middle. I just don’t want to try to figure out a different way to deal with all those dozens of little triangles. But no matter what I choose – purple or white – it will say “here I am!” on the opposite color. What color did you use on this one – white or blue?

    1chartfp@comcast.net

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  2. patti in florida

    wouldn’t it be nice to sit in that chair with a good book, snuggle under the quilt and look out at the snow? great job, mary. i love it.
    patti

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  3. The panto that you picked for your blue string quilt is perfect! i love the contrast of the curves against the straight lines of the hourglass blocks. The quilting really brought this quilt to life.

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  4. Another beauty. And another great way to make up string blocks. I can see a string project on the horizon!

    I am drooling over the chest by your chair. What a wonderful piece!

    Hugs

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