Monday, July 19, 2010

Butterflies Are Free Finished

I have finished my Butterflies Are Free quilt.
*To read more about the making of this quilt, see post 7/9/10.

With 13 blocks across and 17 blocks down, there were a total of 221 blocks.
The finished size ended up being 79" x 103",which makes it a Twin with a longer drop.
This would be a fun quilt made up in any size.

I really enjoyed making Butterflies Are Free. Very easy to do, and such a good way to use up stash fabrics.

As I was making this quilt it dawned on me that the butterfly wings would be fun to make with the new precut Moda Candy Bars(2.5" x 5") that just came out on the market.
As a side note: I will be teaching Butterflies Are Free as a class at Quilted Works here in St. George this fall.

24 comments:

Notjustnat said...

Great quilt Nedra. It looks good with the black background. I love it and I think I like all your quilts. We have similar quilting style. I haven't made many scrap quilts lately, but they are the only quilts I like making - Teaching the class would be so much fun - Hugs Nat

Material Mary said...

Two words--LOVE IT!!
Mary

Kathie said...

oh Nedra, I just love this quilt!
very stunning!
thanks for sharing, I will add it to my list of quilts to make!
Kathie

Cathy said...

Beautiful butterflies Nedra, I adore the colours you have used, a great stashbuster xo

Christine said...

your butterfly quilt is inspiring...love it!!

Janet said...

Wow, the quilt grew and it's beautiful.

Chartreuse Moose said...

What a lovely quilt! Just adore the simple design that is so colorful! Despite seeing the name..I associate these blocks with packages that have been tied too tight with ribbon! Sort of squashed boxes...the way I wrap at midnight on Christmas eve! ;-)

Linda said...

I've been working on the same pattern, but just a little at a time as I come across pieces of fabric that are too large to throw away yet too small to do much with. I like the wonkiness of it - less stressing about precision.

Shari said...

This quilt just sings! Love it...

Lori Holt said...

Wow! You finished it!...it looks fantastic Nedra!
xx lori

Darlene said...

It's fabulous, Nedra! Applause, applause!

Jana said...

Wow! Just look at all that yummy fabric! It's beautiful!

Rae Ann said...

I love your quilt Nedra and I bet you are happy to have it done. Great job!
Keep cool down there! I hear it is going to be a HOT one today.

Cardygirl said...

Looks great...very inspiring!

Carol said...

Nedra it is WONDERFUL!!!!!!!!!

Dawn said...

I'm crazy about this quilt!! I just bought some dark brown to get started. Thanks for the heads up!

Helen 297 said...

Love your quilt, so colourful.

Nanette Merrill and daughters said...

Want ... to ....make...this! I'm trying hard not to run away from the keyboard this moment and start it.

Stephanie said...

It's such a fun quilt. I first saw it on Amy's blog and bookmarked it. Very happy butterflies.

cindy said...

Oh Nedra I love the Butterfly Quilt! If I was in St. George I would take the class! You are so talented, and kind. A wonderful lady for sure!

Pots and Pins said...

It's fabulous...a REAL quilt! (as opposed to those that are just squares sewn together - my specialty!) I love the colors and the scrappy-ness of it! As my Aussie friend would say , GOOD ON YOU! xo, Nan

Juliejaz said...

I love the Butterflies Are Free - it's beautiful! I first saw the blocks over at Bee In My Bonnet and loved them so much I had to start my own. Your quilt is awesome!m

PamKittyMorning said...

WONDERFUL!!

Carrie said...

Wow! Your quilt is gorgeous. I knew it would be ~ I've been following along as you've been working on it ~ but it's even more wonderful than I thought it would be.