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Here's the last quilt I made. It's unique in that the kimonos are (Original Post) sinkingfeeling Aug 2022 OP
Beautiful! 😍 SheltieLover Aug 2022 #1
Beautiful! I admire the patience it takes to make that. nt Phoenix61 Aug 2022 #2
Spectacular! 😉 YDogg Aug 2022 #3
How beautiful! PittBlue Aug 2022 #4
Very lovely and FalloutShelter Aug 2022 #5
Wow! Truly beautiful! Solly Mack Aug 2022 #6
Very cool. I love it. I've got to get that pattern. Srkdqltr Aug 2022 #7
I don't know if you can find it, but 'Judydidit' design. i found it at a flea market. from 2007. sinkingfeeling Aug 2022 #12
Found the pattern!!! Digital download! Thank you. Srkdqltr Aug 2022 #16
That is wonderful! 3catwoman3 Aug 2022 #8
It went very fast. I found the pattern at a flea market for 50 cents at the end of May 2021. sinkingfeeling Aug 2022 #10
Well, if you'd ever like to make another one, I would... 3catwoman3 Aug 2022 #14
I'm about to leave the country until 2023. sinkingfeeling Aug 2022 #15
I would be in no hurry. 3catwoman3 Aug 2022 #19
Pleasure. sinkingfeeling Aug 2022 #20
If I might ask.... where are you going? I'm planning trip soon. 7wo7rees Aug 2022 #37
New Zealand, Australia, and Fiji. sinkingfeeling Aug 2022 #38
WhooHoo!!!! n/t 7wo7rees Aug 2022 #44
WOW!!! ShazzieB Aug 2022 #9
That is just lovely. I like the way you framed each block. Arkansas Granny Aug 2022 #11
This is INSANELY MARVELOUS, SINKING!!! Leghorn21 Aug 2022 #13
I love it, great job. Just beautiful. MLAA Aug 2022 #17
I love it, great job. Just beautiful. MLAA Aug 2022 #18
Incredible. THAT is art. YOU are an artist! ancianita Aug 2022 #21
It's refreshing to see . . . AverageOldGuy Aug 2022 #22
That is truly awesome. Wow. Beautiful. Thanks for sharing. judesedit Aug 2022 #23
Your quilt is gorgeous! dlk Aug 2022 #24
Beautiful! Cracklin Charlie Aug 2022 #25
That's gorgeous wendyb-NC Aug 2022 #26
Absolutely beautiful! n/t iluvtennis Aug 2022 #27
Beautiful!!! CaptainTruth Aug 2022 #28
That's quite lovely. n/t Backseat Driver Aug 2022 #29
Amazingly Beautiful! lucca18 Aug 2022 #30
Beautiful! Rebl2 Aug 2022 #31
Ahhhhh, this is SO Lovely! electric_blue68 Aug 2022 #32
Very pretty. JMCKUSICK Aug 2022 #33
Unique what a great samplegirl Aug 2022 #34
oh my. that's rly lovely. mopinko Aug 2022 #35
Wow! Just quite simply WOW! No other words!! n/t 7wo7rees Aug 2022 #36
This is.......AMAZING! tccturtle Aug 2022 #39
Exceptional! You're very talented! It's truly lovely. ❤ littlemissmartypants Aug 2022 #40
Utterly gorgeous! femmedem Aug 2022 #41
Gorgeous! Roxi Aug 2022 #42
Love the colors, SF. Would like to see close-ups of some of the panels. KY_EnviroGuy Aug 2022 #43


(23,671 posts)
8. That is wonderful!
Sat Aug 13, 2022, 08:27 PM
Aug 2022

How long did it take? Did you fold the mini kimonos yourself?

I wish I could commission one. I lived in Japan for 2 years, and have very fond memories of my time there.


(51,032 posts)
10. It went very fast. I found the pattern at a flea market for 50 cents at the end of May 2021.
Sat Aug 13, 2022, 08:35 PM
Aug 2022

It took me a month to pick out all the fabrics and accents. Each kimono only takes a 5" by 20" strip, with the obi and tails using a 5" by 12" strip. I folded all the kimonos and 'framed' the background pieces, sewed the rows, and quilted it by machine in 3 weeks.


(15,528 posts)
9. WOW!!!
Sat Aug 13, 2022, 08:34 PM
Aug 2022

That is incredible. So many beautiful colors and patterns in the fabrics. And the origami folding is to die for! 🤩


(35,612 posts)
21. Incredible. THAT is art. YOU are an artist!
Sat Aug 13, 2022, 09:03 PM
Aug 2022

Thank you so much for your sharing your creation, beauty that I can only gaze upon and marvel at.


(1,395 posts)
22. It's refreshing to see . . .
Sat Aug 13, 2022, 09:08 PM
Aug 2022

. . . that someone knows how to hang a quilt correctly.

The quilt is gorgeous and looks perfect.

My wife is a hand quilter, every stitch by hand, learned quilting from her mother and the other ladies at her church in rural Alabama. Now, at age 80, with arthritic fingers, she's pretty much done quilting. She is a nut about quilts that are not hung correctly. If it's true that the one who dies with the most fabric is the winner, then, she's in first place.

Cracklin Charlie

(12,904 posts)
25. Beautiful!
Sat Aug 13, 2022, 09:16 PM
Aug 2022

I love the piecing and the fabric/color choice on the kimonos. And the tiny dark borders around each kimono…very nice!

I am just cutting out a new lap quilt. Very modern, sort of row quilt, with only 3 fabrics. Very unlike me…I usually throw the kitchen sink at it. I actually dreamed the pattern I’m using one night.

I hope it turns out as pretty as yours.


(14,411 posts)
32. Ahhhhh, this is SO Lovely!
Sat Aug 13, 2022, 10:52 PM
Aug 2022

Last edited Sat Nov 26, 2022, 09:25 PM - Edit history (1)

I'm loving all these different kimono patterns;
Shown off separately with the framing devices.

Kudos to your choices, and talent! 👏🏆


(8,169 posts)
41. Utterly gorgeous!
Sun Aug 14, 2022, 05:12 PM
Aug 2022

I can't imagine the hours that went into it, but however many they were, it was worth it.


(14,476 posts)
43. Love the colors, SF. Would like to see close-ups of some of the panels.
Sun Aug 14, 2022, 08:23 PM
Aug 2022

Congratulations on your excellent art!

KY...... .....

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