Le Challenge #3 = Maritime

Le Challenge Here is my entry for Le Challenge Challenge 3 - Maritime:
"Regatta"
17" x 17"  
Paper pieced center design is the Sunshine block from Compass Collection from Quilting on the Square
I added the 1/2 " squares in the  border to represent numerous water events
Machine quilted with YLI clear thread


I think it looks very like a festive boat race! 

I tried really hard to do a continuous quilting design because I didn't want to stop and start so much. (very hard to quilt clear on white background as is...if you know what I mean)

There is still time for you to link up your idea of Maritime.  Come join in the fun.

Comments

  1. It looks great! I love that little star in the middle. Thanks for joining in the fun!

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  2. I immediately thought of boat flags before seeing the title. Nice job!

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  3. I love your fabric choices, and your quilting is amazing :-)

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  4. What a great compass!! Perfect fabrics to make you think of a Regatta. The quilting looks fabulous too, I love the pattern it makes on the back.

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  5. Beautiful - design, colours and quilting! Really, really like the thin border. Makes it all pop. Perfect "maritime" inspired piece.

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  6. Lovely colour choices and impressive quilting. (I hate stopping )and starting too!

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  7. Great design and I love the nautical colours you have used.

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  8. This is gorgeous and the quilting is fantstic! :)

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  9. Oh wow, I love it! And the quilting looks brilliant :)

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  10. Wow! Those little border blocks are brilliant and great quilting!

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  11. Oh wow! AMAZING! Simply amazing. Great job!!!!

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