Friday, November 29, 2019

Barbara Brackman's Hospital Sketches finale


I have enjoyed many of Barbara’s sew-a-longs, but I have to say that this (Hospital Sketches) has been my favorite so far. Please visit the Facebook page to see all the incredibly creativity. I was so anxious to take the photo, I forgot to press it first. I'll try for a better photo if we ever have another sunny day! 
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When I decided to make mine in the potholder method, I wasn’t sure what I would do for the borders. Thanks to my friend Cyndi (Busy Thimble) who had just enough of this wonderful Barbara Brackman print to complete the border panels.
It is from the Old Cambridge Pike line and it works perfectly with my pea green background fabric. And, when I say “just enough”, I mean it. After I cut my last piece of binding, this is all I had left! (Please pardon my filthy ironing board cover!)

The appliqued blocks are all hand quilted, but since I wanted to finish this before the end of the year, I decided to machine quilt the borders.
This is so much easier for me in the potholder method as the pieces fly right through the machine! Here's a close up of the corner blocks front and back. 
 


Since I like to give my potholder quilts names with some reference to cooking, I am calling this one “Pea Soup”. It seems fitting for the background color and I’m quite sure that pea soup would have been served in hospitals during the Civil War.

Once again, with a potholder quilt, the back can be as much fun as the front!

Thanks Barbara for another great sew-a-long!

22 comments:

  1. beautiful as always wendy....superior workmanship....love the colors you chose...

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  2. WOW Wendy - it's so beautiful! That red print is the perfect fabric to set off your gorgeous blocks. The corner blocks are just perfect too. Congratulations on finishing already - wow! ( I have just about finished appliqueing my first border - I'm a long way from completion).

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  3. Your quilt is gorgeous and the pea green background really shows up now. Maybe it's that perfect red print that has brought it to life. You continue to perfect the potholder method with each quilt that you make. This quilt couldn't have any other name than "Pea Soup"!

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  4. The border fabric was the perfect choice to make the pea-green background for your appliques really shine. Gorgeous finish!

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  5. You did a beautiful job! Someday I would like to try a potholder quilt. You are very inspiring. ;o) Margie

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  6. Oh my... I love it Wendy ! Congratulations ... Your fabrics are perfect choices !!
    One day I will try your fabulous method of potholder..

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  7. Beautiful quilt! You did a great job on finishing this beauty!

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  8. Just beautiful, Wendy. You choose the most interesting color combinations that I would never think of, and I'm constantly inspired by that. I love your potholder method and would like to try that sometime. Can you tell me, do you put your individual blocks on a small frame to quilt? I'd love,to know more about your process!

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  9. Another beautiful finish. Hugs

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  10. I adore that border fabric and so cool you made it work!! The quilt is super beautiful!! Nice job!

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  11. Beautiful job on a great quilt!!

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  12. Pea Soup is wonderful and I love the name too! I'm envious that you are all finished--I'm at a stand still as I can never decide how to quilt my tops. Your quilting is charming--congrats on your beautiful finish.

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  13. I am so jealous that you got done with your Hospital Sketches. But then, if I had made a start, I might have been able to have one too.
    You are certainly the queen of the potholder method. I keep telling myself to just try it. On my goal list for 2020.

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  14. Your hospital sketches quilt is just fabulous!! I can't decide which block I like the best. NICE job!!!
    You are very inspiring.
    Hope you had a great Thanksgiving!!
    ps: my November mini is almost done!! ;-))

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  15. Oh Wendy it's just fabulous! As usual! How fitting to use a Barbara Brackman print for your borders. The backing is charming! Congratulations on a great finish. I'm looking forward to doing one of Barbara's 2020 BOMs.

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  16. Your work is always stunning! I am ever in awe!!

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  17. Congratulations on another wonder BB SAL finish. I love to read about your process. Your borders turned out great. Fun to see what you do for the backing. You are so clever and inspiring.
    I hope I'll see this one in person. I know the colors are awesome and I do love those pops of Lancaster blue.

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  18. My dream finally comes through i never believe this will happen to me, i am here to share my testimony how dr Ogbeifun help me to cast death spell on my uncle who killed my parents because of his company, and the matter was taking to court and was not giving justice because i was not having any prove not until i came across this great spell caster online and i explain everything that happened to him and he promise to help me cast the spell within 48hours that i should send my uncle full name and his picture that is going to confess before he die which i did as he commanded. within 2days my uncle started confessing and finally die. am grateful for what dr Ogbeifun did for me and with that i promise to share this testimony to all the viewers around the globe,If you are having similar issues please do contact him,
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  19. Wendy, is there a way to delete the silly but irritating and distasteful posts above from Thomas Elizabeth about casting death sprlls?

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  20. Love your quilt! Beautiful work, fabric choices and stunning technique!

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  21. Fabulous finish! You have inspired me to look with fresh eyes at reproduction fabrics and quilt projects!

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