Tuesday, February 16, 2010

All Dressed Up Quilt

All Dressed Up Quilt is back from the quilter.
My friend Nanette Merrill of Freda's Hive is the pattern designer. I love this quilt and think she did such a wonderful job in creating the design.
What little girl wouldn't like to have All Dressed Up to decorate her bedroom?

Judi of Green Fairy Quilts did the fabulous longarm quilting.

I had so much fun making All Dressed Up, that I'm a little sad it's finished.
All of the dresses were hand appliqued.
Judi's quilting really "made" the quilt. She had such talent!
Some of the dresses have buttons.
And some are decorated with pearls.
A few have both ric rac and buttons.
Others were made with Texture Magic.

Texture Magic for the apron.

41 comments:

West Michigan Quilter said...

I love your quilt. And it is so beautifully quilted too!

Kristin said...

Beautiful! I love everything about it. The quilting is just perfect.

Jane's Fabrics and Quilts said...

Oh my forget the little girl, I would love that quilt. Beautiful quilting. I really love the way you embellished the dresses, just darling!!

Sharleen said...

Love your quilt! The texture magic worked great for some of the dresses. Wonderful quilting! Wish I was going to Ruby's to say "hi" but I'm not.

Material Mary said...

What a fun quilt. The quilting just makes it sparkle.
Mary

Jana said...

You did a beautiful job! The quilting is gorgeous too!

Jackie said...

Nedra, It turned out just beautifully!! I'm with Jane, I too would cherish a quilt like that!

Nanette Merrill and daughters said...

I'm speechless. I've sat here and just looked over and over at your beautiful work. This is so darling. Your dresses are fabulous and your technique is amazing. I can't wait to see this in person when I come to your house. I'm a bit weepy over it. It is just so sweet.

beth said...

beautiful! looks like you had some fun making this one!

solomi558 said...

I can only say WOW , that quilting is quite somthing--cottonreel

Kris said...

Nedra - The quilt was gorgious when you shared it at Quilt Guild this month and now, with the quilting completed, it is fantastic!!!

PatchworkRose said...

What a treasure. There is so much detail and so much colour. I just love it :-)
Enjoy it
Cheers
Lynne

Stephanie said...

Beautiful quilt made even prettier by the amazing quilting.

Melissa said...

So pretty! I wish I had something like this when I was little. <3 Everything is great about this quilt. ^_~

Grandma Barbie said...

It is a beautiful quilt. The quilting is awesome!

Pots and Pins said...

LOVE IT! I've got to get me some of that magic stuff...now I can't even remember what's it called! The texture stuff - you know? Anyway, I loved how it just made those little dresses jump! So, SEW cute! Give yourself a pat on the back for me! xo, Nan

Live Well With Judi said...

This quilt is the cutest yet! I love every single dress and wish they actually made them to wear and the quilting is so beautiful. You outdid yourself with this one!

dee said...

Even though I'm very generous in giving my quilts away...someone would have to fight me tooth and nail to get that one out of my hands. I just keep coming back to look at it over and over. It's such a pretty quilt and makes me happy just to see it. Beautiful quilting as well.

Cathie in UT said...

I agree with Jane's Fabric...anyone would love this quilt. LOL
Your little extras make it yours

Natishia (Tish) Chacon said...

It is simply beautiful!!!!

Janet said...

Wow, the quilt looks great now it's finished, fabulous quilting.

Lynn said...

Wonderful! I love the embellishments and of course the quilting on it is spectacular.

Di~ said...

OH WOW! This quilt is just superb!

*karendianne. said...

A pleasure to meet you and visit your charming quilt. I love everything about this one. You did Nanette's pattern honor beyond words. All the little bits of detail make it wonderful, loving, sweet and charming. And the exceptional quilting, well as they say - "quilting makes the quilt." A winning team of artistry I should think!!! Again, a pleasure to meet you over such an exceptional Work of Art. *karendianne. Living Life at LeeHaven

Jan said...

Whow, that is one gorgeous quilt! You and your Quilter did an awesome job ... I absolutely love it :)

Nicole said...

I love that quilt. The finished product is amazing. It would look beautiful in a little girls room. I am going to pick up a quilt today, so maybe I'll give you a call soon for a little help on the binding.

Sherri said...

It's so beautiful...if you ever find a selvage of that border fabric...I'd love to know the maker!

Pat said...

This is STUNNING!! (I came here after Nanette posted a link.) Did you put the buttons and trims on after the quilting or before???? Seeing this reminds me that I have an unopened package of texture magic and have NEVER used it......*sigh* Better get myself moving, huh?

Sandi said...

Your work is perfection! This quilt is just beautiful. Your attention to detail is outstanding. Sorry I can't stop gushing praise but this is soooooo lovely! The quilter did a fantastic job and the combination of your skills surely makes this an award winning quilt!

Meredith said...

Fantastic the fabric and quilting go so well together.

Muddling Through said...

What a beautiful job you've done with Nanette's pattern. It is just magnificent!

Robyn said...

I just got directed to your blog from Freda's Hive and I am so glad I stopped in! Beautiful quilt!

Lurline said...

So beautiful - so girlies - I know two little girls who would love it - Heidi and I!
Hugs - Lurline♥

Mary on Lake Pulaski said...

Gorgeous!! And what a great job was done on the quilting!

belinda said...

Oh My Nedra....I think all the air in my body just flew out...I am just swooning over this quilt...you did a fabulous job designing this with all your creative ideas for each dress...and
the quilting is so impressive....clapping...clapping!

Kim D. said...

Your quilt is outstanding. Love the dresses and the quilting. The dresses with the texture magic are adorable. Great idea!! Nanette suggested we come over and get a closeup view of your quilt and I'm glad I did.

Carrie P. said...

Oh, your little dresses are sweet. And the quilting is great. Love all the little circles.

Sis said...

Your quilt is so pretty!

Kerry_Kid Giddy said...

oh the patience you have! - I wish I had that much! this is absolutely adorable!!! How big of a piece of fabric do you need for the dress. I have tons of scraps for my girls that I'm going to go through - and would love to make some dresses...maybe in a couple years my life will be calmer and i can make them quilts this cute! thanks! -kg

Nedra said...

Kerry,
You didn't leave a way to reach you by e-mail, so I'll answer your question here:
The dresses only need a scrap about 6" X 6". They are so fun to make, and are easy to applique!

Laurel H. said...

O my goodness; what a fabulous quilt!