Friday, February 8, 2013

T.G.I.F.F. #5 - Kissing Fish

In what can only be called a miracle - I finished kissing fish......and not the "in the water kind".  I definitely wanted to challenge myself with the whole quilting business this year, but think I bit off more than I could chew with this baby!

So without further ado - Here is my version of "Kissing Fish".....

Finished kissing fish!
Kissing Fish on Flickr

Kissing Fish

Kissing Fish

Ribbon back
Lots of straight, stitchin in the ditch!

Ribbon Back
Gorgeous ribbon fabric I bought on a whim!

Kissing Fish
Love, love how this light has shown off the colours!

Kissing Fish

So the five million points are not perfect, the lines are not all amazingly straight and heck - I may have broken a needle!  But I LOVE it!  I used THIS PATTERN from Freshly Pieced.  Although it is classed as "easy", I would say it's easy but fiddly and at times frustrating.  Only because of the 100's of HST's!

I chose the ribbon fabric for the backing, basically because I was going to use it on the quilt top and then forgot!  And after much deliberation, I went with all the different prints for the binding - kind of rainbow-y?  And now I have to wait a whole two weeks to gift this to a very dear friend of mine, for her very much loved baby girl, who is yet to enter the world!

And yes - that is ALL I finished this week - but what a finish it is!

I'm linking up with T.G.I.F.F. being hosted by Kit Lang - Art this week!

Have you finished anything this week??

AND just in case you've missed it so far this week - The Sew Fab e-Pattern deal is still available, but only for a couple more days!

You can see all the patterns and purchase the bundle HERE!  
**  Please note - this offer is available until 8am EST (US) Monday the 11th of February!  There was a typo with the date on the original post which was provided to us!!


  1. Your quilt is so pretty! Love the colors you used.

  2. Love it! It is so pretty and colourful! Gosh that's going to be a long two weeks to wait to hand it over!

  3. Yay, it's done!!! It looks great, too! I know those HSTs can get old, but it looks really great and I'm glad you love it! : )

  4. This is a fabulous finish! And a gorgeous gift for the coming baby. I think you've done a wonderful job with all those hsts :)

  5. Hey, way to go!! Love the pastels, and the patchwork binding is perfect. Great step up to the next level of piecing!!

  6. Still singing 'We are never, ever, ever getting back together'?! It looks fantastic, great job. Such pretty colours.


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