23 September, 2013

Hugs and Kisses

Hugs and Kisses 
105'' x 90''

The Beast is finally done! I really should call it that instead of Hugs and Kisses. It doesn't seem quite appropriate for something that is supposed to be a romantic gift.

I actually finished it a few weeks ago, but it's taken me a bit to clean up our room and take photos.

For more on the progress of this quilt you can check out these posts.

The fabric stack
In Progress
Admitting Defeat 
Clear the Decks (committing to finishing this and only this quilt)
Been Quilting in progress
Picking Binding (you'll see I went with none of these)

Quilted with Wonderfil, a local thread company. It was a great variegated pink that worked nicely. And Aurifil white on the Xs. As usual, I used Quilter's Dream 100% cotton batting in Select weight.

And now we sleep under it. We can still keep the window open even though fall settled in to a night time chill. With all that quilting it is a heavy quilt that wraps around us.


giddy99 said...

It's wonderful!

Leanne said...

I love it, it is a great quilt and perfect for the fall weather.

Arita said...

It looks gorgeous. I love the colour combinations and the binding is perfect.

Suzanne said...


ipatchandquilt said...

That is just gorgeous! Congratulation on the finish!

Jude Jones said...

I love it! How did you ever get the width of that in your machine and even move it? What kind of a machine do you have? I would be interested if you had any tips to share on quilting that big of a beast! =) I love it, your vision was great! Love the binding and backing. I love your blog, thank you.
cjudygo at hotmail dot com

Josie McRazie said...

And it was so worth it! Congrats in the big X in the done box! It looks great!

Fabric Fanatic said...

Cheryl, it is fabulous! I do love it and hope it keeps you wrapped up in all the promise of great kisses!

Esch House Quilts said...

Nothing better than snuggling under a quilt with the window open on a cool fall night :)

sulu-design said...

LOVE it.

orange coquelicot said...

It is just wonderful, bravo! I wish i'd make one of these one day... congratulation, I love the colors.

Lynda Halliger Otvos (Lynda M O) said...

Cheryl. it's brilliant !~! Your backing and binding are perfect too. Well done. Thanks, also , for the glimpse of your son. I'm nannying a baby boy-first time, all been girls as babies before, so little boys interest me on a new level.

Kimberly said...

Love the binding choice...beautiful job. Must feel good to have it done.