Asian-flavored Quilting News!

For the Show and Tell hosted by Kelli this week, I will show my latest published quilt:

I received a complimentary copy of the July/August 2008 issue of Creative Machine Embroidery Magazine. This is my first time being published in this magazine:

“Pretty as a Peacock” is one of the projects in the magazine:

The quilt being draped over my wing back chair. Doesn’t look too bad, does it? Don’t worry, it will be folded up nicely and draped somewhere else in the house… this post has further explanation:

I enjoyed working with the Asian-themed fabrics from Robert Kaufman, especially the fuzzy-cutting part to get the exact pattern what I wanted to showcase in the squares:

The embroidery designs are from Zundt Designs, embroidered with slight thread color varations:

Quilting shown in the backing:

I was browsing through the rest of the magazine, and guess what it is on page for the advertisement for the “Quilting & Embroidery” Magazine? IVORY SPRING!!!

Kudos to the editorial staff!

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25 thoughts on “Asian-flavored Quilting News!

  1. Wendy that quilt is so beautiful. How fun it must be for you to be “published”! Very cool. Love the peacocks.

  2. Congratulations on having your quilt in the magazine! It is absolutly beautiful. You do wonderful work. Thanks for showing us you workmanship.

    Blessings,
    ~martie

  3. I am thoroughly impressed and not just because of the magazine! Your work is beautiful! You must have a great sense of satisfaction from your work! Excellent job!
    Connie
    PS Thanks for resending your comment since I accidenlty deleted it from the spam folder!

  4. Congrats! Congrats! Congrats!!! Your masterpieces are just being published everywhere, aren’t they? I love the color of thread you picked for the peacock!! Those shades of blue are so pretty!!

  5. Wow, we’re in the presence of celebrity. That is great that they published your quilt. You deserve all the praise. I love the fabric colors and the peacock embroidery is awesome. Thank you so much for sharing with us. I think it looks great on the wing back chair.

  6. *hugs*
    I’m so proud of u, SIS! :)

    It’s so nice to see the quilt completed. I remembered the time when we were choosing the colors of the matching fabric and the threads…

    Am very very proud of u! :) keep up the good work! (very good work)

  7. Very cute peacock, you’re a great sewer.
    Wish I get a sewing machine, will do soon and have lots to learn extra diffrent style of patterns.

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