by Shisha 05 Feb 2017

This rag/frayed edge quilt is what was under my needle until last week. It is ITH applique (design by JuJu). I trapunto'd the letters and pics, free motion quilted each block and then did the frayed edge. It was going to be a xmas gift in 2016 but I didn't even get it started. Sooooo, it is now my first xmas gift done for 2017! Yay me! lol I have already started on my next quilt - another baby quilt. Hoping it will be finished in a couple of days. (It is definitely the year (or month!!!) for babies!!!)


by sewdeb 13 Feb 2017

Wow! What a labor of love! It's sure to be a cherished heirloom!

by lbrow 12 Feb 2017

You have done a fantastic job!/Lillian

by parkermom 10 Feb 2017

Beautiful! I think that the rag edge is an awesome texture for a baby to explore. What a fantastic job.

by Shisha 10 Feb 2017

Thanks again everyone!

by Hobbystickerin 08 Feb 2017

A wonderful Quilt!!!

by sdrise 08 Feb 2017

Wow this is a wonderful gift! Great job!

by cfidl 07 Feb 2017

Is it stipple quilted or is that polar fleece? Where did you get the alpha. It seem more relaxed than most alphas? I have polar fleece is why I am asking, if the raw edges are just from the backing?

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Shisha by Shisha 07 Feb 2017

Each block is stipple quilted. Both the top and backing are 100% cotton so the raw edges are a combination of the front and backing fabric.
The pattern is from Designs by JuJu

by toogie 07 Feb 2017

I think this is so pretty and commend you for your work. Each block is so nice!
I started a John Deere one about 7 years ago. I have a lot done on it but quit because it was so hard, on my hands,cutting the fringe. I just have regular scissors and couldn't justify buying a different pair, for this one project, as I don't ever plan to do another!-lol

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Shisha by Shisha 07 Feb 2017

If you lived closer, I would lend you my scissors! :)

by graceandham 07 Feb 2017

It's precious. That's a lot of fraying. Maybe Juju would like to display this picture on her site?

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Shisha by Shisha 07 Feb 2017

Oh wow! That is something I have not even thought about. I just might have to send her a pic! Thanks for the idea!

by snowbird42 06 Feb 2017

Wow this is great some lucky little one will love this great work....soozie

by Ossineu 06 Feb 2017

It's a wonderful quilt. I love it!

by sandralochran 06 Feb 2017

Love it

by teun 06 Feb 2017

Ein wunderschöner Quilt

by Shisha 06 Feb 2017

Thanks to all of you!!! Hugs!

by pennyhal2 06 Feb 2017

You chose the perfect design to go with each letter! It looks like a very cozy qullt that all children would love to cuddle up in. Cutting all that fabric would have made my hands sore! Fantastic quilt!

Shisha by Shisha 06 Feb 2017

Thanks! I bought a pair of spring-loaded ragging scissors and they helped soooo much! I won't ever make another rag quilt with plain scissors!

toogie by toogie 07 Feb 2017

Shisha that is exactly why mine isn't finished!

by brendalea 06 Feb 2017

Very nice job ob the quilt. Thank you for sharing Happy Stitching

by sonjapotgieter 06 Feb 2017

Stunning work done...Beautiful!!!

by jrob Moderator 06 Feb 2017

What a fun and wonderful quilt.

by baydreamer 06 Feb 2017

You have out done yourself! Looks fantastic

by Sewmum1 06 Feb 2017

Wow that is a great quilt. Would be many hours of work there for sure

by pennifold 06 Feb 2017

Brilliant job on this gorgeous quilt. ❤️ Chris

by carolpountney 06 Feb 2017

Beautiful well done

by spendlove Moderator 06 Feb 2017

Absolutely gorgeous!

by bemara 06 Feb 2017

wow, looks great, a wonderful gift :-)

by worthy 06 Feb 2017

That is an awesome quilt. Love everything about it. Wonderful job.

by greytgirl 05 Feb 2017

Love your alphabet rag quilt! Who ever gets it for Christmas will love it.

by noah 05 Feb 2017

very very very lovely yes Yaaaaaaa Youuuuuuu hugs

by crafter2243 Moderator 05 Feb 2017

Looking good. This is a cheerful, educational and special quilt. I love the texture you have created.

by sandralane 05 Feb 2017

A stunning quilt, I am sure this shall be a much loved quilt for who ever receives this. terrific gift. Sandra.

by scrappinhappie 05 Feb 2017

I Love your quilt!!!!!! It is so bright and cheerful. I know the recipient will love it too!!!