Wednesday, April 3, 2013

New York Beauty - Circle of Flying Geese Quilt

Almost Wordless Wednesday

New York Beauty Circle of Flying Geese Mini Quilt



THE DETAILS

The New York Beauty Circle of Flying Geese Pattern
 is by Janice Ryan from Better Off Thread
Foundation Paper Pieced.  Pattern available from Craftsy.

Color spectrum fabrics from stash.
Background fabric: from the First of Infinity collection by Kumiko Fujita.
Backing fabric: Bloomsbury from the Summersville Spring collection by Lucie Summers.
Binding fabric:  Black and White Stripe by Timeless Treasures.

Finished size: 22 inches x 22 inches.



I absolutely love this mini quilt and can't possibly part with it.   It has already found a spot on the wall where from my vantage point I will enjoy it every day.

Thank you for stopping by,
Rita

EDITED TO ADD:  

Need help with Foundation Paper Piecing?  Here's an excellent online class by my paper piecing hero Carol Doak:

Carol Doak's Mastering Foundation Paper Piecing Craftsy class.

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44 comments:

  1. I think it is lovely too Rita. So good to enjoy something that you have obviously put a lot of effort into. I particularly like the shadow quilting. Simple, but can't go past it!

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  2. Fantastic Rita !!!!
    Love Mum.

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  3. This is absolutely gorgeous.

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  4. Beautiful Rita!

    I have downloaded the pattern.

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  5. "A thing of beauty is a joy forever. It's loveliness increases..." Keats
    Glad you're keeping it.

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  6. I love your mini quilt. It is so beautiful and I have down loaded the pattern. I want to have a quilt like that on my wall too, so I must give it a try.
    Thanks for the inspiration

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  7. I've downloaded it too. Such a great pattern. Don't think I'll finish it as quickly as you have, though!

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  8. That is one amazing quilt~done by one amazing quilter!!

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  9. oohhh I like it that when I scroll down, the quilt rotates :-)

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  10. Just fabulous! No other words describes this block! WOW!!!
    Esther

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  11. Rita this is just gorgeous...

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  12. So true, too beautiful to part with

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  13. absolutely beautiful rita - enjoy looking at it every day

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  14. I love this quilt! Actually I love all your quilts.

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  15. You did a fantastic job. You do a great job picking out fabrics. It give us all inspiration, keep up the good work.

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  16. Wonderful job! Great colors!

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  17. Absolutely gorgeous! I wouldn't part with it, either!

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  18. So amazingly beautiful ~ love everything about this block!

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  19. Nope. I wouldn't be able to let it out of my hands either. I'm not big into paper piecing (hate it in fact), but for results like these, I might have to give it another go. Soooo gorgeous! Well done!

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  20. that... THAT is one Gorgeous quilt!

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  21. Absolutely beautiful! And this pattern has just been added to my wishlist... :)

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  22. Zoweee! Love this one! It's easy to see why you kept it.

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  23. Yes, it's absolutely gorgeous, and you were able to pull a perfect colour wheel from your stash. Great job!

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  24. Stunning! I am SO going to make one of these for my quilting room. Your fabric choices are AMAZING!

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  25. I'm so jealous! I can't paper piece!! Boooooo-hooooo!!! I LOVE your little quilt!

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  26. so beautiful! Love the colors!!

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  27. It is beautiful! I am glad you are keeping it for yourself!!

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  28. Simply beautiful and colorful.Love it!

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  29. Wow...gorgeous!!!! Thanks for sharing!

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  30. That is just GORGEOUS> Even just scrolling up and down through the images, you can see the movement of the points!!
    If only........sigh. I should at the very least wander over to Craftsy to check out the pattern.
    Ooh. I have a whole whack of green batiks.......maybe...(in my next life......)

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  31. Rita you always make me smile! At first I was like there is no way I would ever do that! But the more I see it the more I have to have it!!!! You are such an inspiration !

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  32. Stunning, simply stunning. I hope to be able to create something this lovely someday. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  33. Just wanted to pop in and thank you for the butterfly block tutorial. I tried one block last night and it went together beautifully...can't wait to make more!

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  34. I love it, so much colour and so intricate. It reminds me of an ornate ships compass :)

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