Saturday, August 21, 2010

"Sweet Nostalgia" - The Finish

I had hoped to have the top quilted before the "reveal", but I'm sorry I couldn't manage it. I will post a photo when it is quilted.
I have used Prairie Points to finish the edges of my quilt, and normally, they are not added until the top has been quilted, but I wanted you to see the effect. The Prairie Point edging is optional, and some of you may prefer to just add a binding.
Here are the links to download the Finishing Instructions for the "Sweet Nostalgia" B.O.M. from either Scribd or 4Shared. I will leave the instruction available for download until November 15th, when the last of the blocks is removed.
Please remember, each block is available as a free download for 3 months, after which it will be available to purchase. If you have missed any of the blocks and wish to purchase them, just send me an email. The link to my email is on the left hand side of the screen, or in my profile.
I hope you have enjoyed stitching these blocks along with me, and for those of you who haven't had a chance to get started on them yet, I hope you will share your photos with us later. Don't forget to check out the photos in the "Sweet Nostalgia" Flickr group.
And for those of you still looking for the Cosmo embroidery threads I just learned that Super Buzzy is now carrying the full line.

Stay tuned for my next B.O.M.
Bye for now.

Bye for now.


Allie said...

Oh Dorothy what a perfect way to finish this quilt! I love the squares on point, and the prairie points - I've never done them but for this I will try! Thank you SO much for this absolutely darling quilt!

peawink said...

Dear Dorothy, I love love love how you finished this quilt .. it's just how I imagined it - not too heavy and just busy enough. I've been downloading the patterns for my mom - I think the project is next on her list.

Unknown said...

Oh My Goodness Dorothy - it is gorgeous. Holy Cow - thank you so much - it is awesome!

Sue said...

That is so beautiful, Dorothy, I love the colors you used and the prairie points are so perfect to finish it off!

marina said...

Thanks Dorothy - what a perfect way to finish this quilt. There are going to be a few challenges for me to learn how to do the borders and the prairie points. It will all be part of the fun!
How is miss Daisy's recuperation?

Sandi said...

Hi Dorothy,

What a lovely job you did with this quilt, it is so delightful and amusing.

I can't wait to see what you surprise us with next.

dls said...

This is such a sweet quilt, no pun intended. I love the way you set the embroideries with the little squares on point and the prairie points finish the quilt with a nice statement. Thank you for creating the embroideries and sharing them.

Myra said...

Oh Dorothy! That turned out wonderful!!! I love how you've finished off the quilt top! Very nice!!! 8-)

Suzanne said...

Thank you so much for posting this BOM project over the last year. I have really enjoyed getting back into handwork again.

Carrie P. said...

Oh, Dorothy, I love it. It is so pretty. You do such great work.
Another BOM, Oh boy! I better get busy.:D


What a job ! Very nice, very successful ! I love.
But if mine is as sophisticated, I have a lot of work !
Dorothy thank you for this wonderful adventure.
Karine P.

Jenny of Elefantz said...

Dorothy, the finished quilt it simply beautiful! I love the designs, and I love the feeling of walking back to simpler days - you've captured that so wonderfully.

-girl from the bush said...

Hi dorothy, love how you have finished your quilt .it looks wonderful with the prarie points. I have never attempted these but will keep them in mind when i do the quilt in the future. thankyou for the pattern. sue

Hazel said...

Hi Dorothy I had such fun doing the BOM and love the finished quilt , Thank you soooooo much.

Bunny said...

Dorothy it sure is beautiful. Wonderful work.

cerato said...

Hello Dorothy,

How nice change you've made in the blog ! I love sweet Noistalgia !. Maybe I encourage you and little by little I'm doing it.
By the way, I'm doing a giveaway in my blog, Do you want to participate?

Hugs and kisses

Cecilia Barreto said...

Parabéns Dorothy, teu trabalho é muito lindo. Eu não fazo mas admiro muito quem faz, quem sabe um dia eu aprendo. Parabéns, tudo de bom, bjs

Dorothy said...

Muitos agradecimentos para suas palavras amáveis, Cecilia.

Martine said...

Thank a lot for all these beautiful and so charming sweet nostalgia graphs

Dorothy said...

You are welcome Martine. I hope you will enjoy stitching them.

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