Monday, June 3, 2013

Doll's Memory Quilt - Finished!

Hello everyone !! 

Hola a todas !!



Who was going to tell me when I wrote this that I was going to finish my first own quilt (although mini and only for dolls) just 4 months after I would finish my own hand quilted quilt !

The final push to make this came when I saw this wonderful quilt from Nana's Company (she inspires me sooo much). 

I hand quilted it and I have enjoyed it soo much, I loved it!

Quien me iba a decir a me cuando escribí esto que 4 meses después iba  a hacer mi propia colcha (aunque sea miniatura y para muñecas solo) acolchada a mano !!

El empuje final me lo dio el ver esta maravillosa colchita de muñecas de Nana's Company (me inspira tanto su blog . . .)

Como he dicho antes la acolche a mano y me ha encantado la experiencia !!


I want this quilt to be a treasure for my daughter and so it has little gorgeous details in it. 

Like her name embroidered or stitched in the corner. Now the beautiful part of this simple embroidery
is that is my daughter's own hand writing. She's just turned 5 and starting to write. I asked her to write her name and age onto a piece of paper and also I took a little flower drawing she had made the same day. 

Queria que esta colcha fuera algo especial y un tesoro para mi hija así que tiene preciosos detalles.

Como su nombre bordado en una esquina. La parte bonita de esto es que este simple bordado es la letra de mi hija. Acaba de hacer 5 añitos y esta empezando a escribir. La pedí que me escribiera su nombre y su edad en un trocito de papel y luego tome también una flor que ella había dibujado ese mismo día.




I transfered her writing and drawing on to plain white fabric and them stitched over it. Now, that little rectangle will be a memory forever of her handwriting at the age of 5 and that her mummy's stitching. 

Transferi su escritura y dibujo a tela blanca y repase con hilo y aguja. Ahora ese pequeño rectángulo
sera un recuerdo de su escritura con 5 años y el bordado de su mama.


Then I also went for it and labelled it with the same technique, but this time I copied my blog name from my own blog and stitched it with the date when I made the quilt. This way I will have a memory that one day I had a blog, in 30 year's time , God only knows where or what blogs will be. . . 

Tenia ilusión por poner etiqueta y lo hice con la misma técnica, esta vez copie el nombre de mi blog y los borde, incluyendo el mes en el que hice la colcha. Esto será un recuerdo de que un día tuve un blog, dentro de 30 años , quien saber donde o lo que serán los blogs ? . . .











  


  







Have a wonderful week !! 
Que tengais una fantastica semana !!


17 comments:

  1. It is so beautiful. I love how you stitched her name, age and the flower. What a wonderful idea! It looks so sweet and your label on the back is so sweet too. I love it. I love the white border and the pink polka dot binding too.

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  2. I just had to come back to your blog and look at the quilt again so I am leaving you two comments. It is so pretty. There is a flickr group for items made that are inspired by Nana Company. http://www.flickr.com/groups/inspiredbynanacompany/ I have a doll quilt I made on it.

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  3. Jopetas! Es precioso!! Con lo bien que te ha quedado no tienes excusa para hacer uno a tamaño real!!
    Me encanta el detalle de la letra de tu nena!!

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  4. It turned out so beautifully! I love what you did with your daughter's name and handwriting too, that will be a lovely thing for her to have when she's older and and can look back to when she was so Young :) xoxo

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  5. Hola , te ha quedado estupenda, me recuerda a la colcha que hice yo para mi peque de unl mes, que es también una muñequita😊
    Te dejo aquí el enlace http://ganchibearte.blogspot.com.es/2013/03/colcha-en-patchwork-para-cuna.html?m=1
    Te invito a que la veas y me des tu opinión ¿ te gusta?

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  6. Eva, it is so adorable. I really love how you stitched her own handwriting onto the quilt....what a great memory that will be.
    blessings,jill

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  7. How lovely! Your daughters handwriting is the perfect touch :) I have been thinking of giving quilting a try myself. Yours is beautiful!

    I wanted to invite you to join in our weekly Meet & Greet Blog Hop! It runs Wednesdays till the end of Friday, come link up if you have some time :)

    http://createdbylaurie.blogspot.com/2013/06/meet-greet-blog-hop-28.html

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  8. Olá Eva,
    Wow, so beautiful your doll quilt! I love the way it turned out! Loved all details and the fabrics are absolutely gorgeous!
    Have a fabulous weekend!
    Hugs from Portugal,

    Ana Love Craft
    www.lovecraft2012.blogspot.com

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  9. This is so pretty! What a sweet keepsake that is for your daughter. I love that it has her handwriting and your hand sewing on it. Beautiful!
    Heidi @ handmadefrenzy.blogspot.com

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  10. How sweet. I LOVE the idea of the embroidered hand writing. It will stay a treasure for your Sofia I am sure. Just adorable Eva. You are a very talented lady.
    Annette
    My Rose Valley

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  11. Hallo Eva!! this quilt is WONDERFUL! So bright, so lovely, amazing!! I love it.. to answer to your question, yes, I can't sell abroad for tax reasons. I could sell in EU countries but only if I open another practice and it's expensive.. I think you can understand, since you live in a country non to different from mine.. it's a mess!!
    many hugs
    Chiara

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  12. Gorgeous little doll quilt! I love the fabric colours you've used, and the sweet embroidery makes it extra special!
    Helen x

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  13. Hola Eva. te ha quedado genial Enhorabuena por el acolchado, es una manera facil de comenzar. Yo tambien estoy pesando en hacer algo pequeño para empezar. Pasate por mi blog te he dejado un regalito. Espero que te guste. Besos

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  14. Adorable doll quilt! Your embroidery is precious on it!

    -Kelly @ My Quilt Infatuation

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  15. Hola Eva! Gracias por visitar mi blog. He mirado tus trabajos y me encantan!!! Eres muy, muy cretiva.
    Este miniquilt es de ensueño. Cuando tu niña crezca lo guardará como un tesoro!
    Por aquí me quedo para no perderme ni una de tus labores.
    Un besazo, Rosana

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  16. Hello Eva this quilt is lovely, cheerful and nice, for a real princess!

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Thank you for visiting and leaving a comment :-)
Your lovely comments make my day !
Thanks for taking the time and effort,
xox Eva

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