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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Arabian Nights

I've long been a Disney fan, so when I ran across this pattern, I knew it was going to be a must.

Another of those wonderful quilts the Quiltery offers!

Is this just the coolest?
The whole gang is here...

The Wizard

The Guards

The Monkey

Aladdin of course!

The Parrot

The Sultan


I love the quilting in it. Easy enough on a domestic machine.
I just made 1 line with my chalk marker, the switched to my Hera marker for the rest. Never did I imagine that it would work so well. I learned after a few lines, that looking ahead (much like driving)
gave me much straighter lines! Who Knew!  LOL!!
And that scroll work! Yum....

Everything was included in the pattern, right down to the quilting design.

 I'm definitely going to sit down and just enjoy this one for awhile!
My left arm needs a break. It got quite the work out pushing all that thru my machine for 3 days!
A break would have been nice, but this was like "chips" you couldn't stop with just 1!

I played a lot of mind games on this one.
You know...one more line and I will stop and get something to eat,
I'll stop and go to bed
I'll stop and go to the bathroom!

That one couldn't wait!

PS: I have a secret to share...
I had a horrible accident when this was all done. I always put Fray Check or Fray Block on my raw edge appliques. In a couple of places the black batik I used ran when the Fray Block hit it. 
What was I to do?
Some days it pays to save everything under the sun.
I dug thru my totes and found the flesh colored tole paint that is about 25 years old!
Hallelujah it was still good!
Can you spot where I had to repair things?
Hint Hint...
One place could not be fixed!
It's ok, I love it anyway.


  1. Wow!!!!!!! This quilt is amazing, I looooove it!!!!

    Thankyou for your comment on my Easter swap quilt.

  2. Love it! Is this all applique or embroidery? I'm new, so I'm not sure. Awesome work!

  3. Oh my goodness. What a lot of work. The quilt looks great.

  4. It is gorgeous. Love the colors you used. Aren't their patterns great. I have a few of them myself.

  5. WOW !!! It's wonderful. Great job on each and every segment.

  6. My goodness, this is so very lovely! They must have discontinued this pattern as I could not find it on their site...yours is such a wonderful quilt.

  7. Wow, I LOVE it, may just have to rub my genie bottle and wish for this quilt to be mine! can't find the boo boo, the parrot, monkey? don't see it

  8. What is the website for the pattern. I love it!!

  9. That is spectacular! I love it. I could never tell where the accident happened.

  10. This is such a labor of love with all the work you have put into it. Thankfully you were able to save the oops. Creative Disney Bliss...

  11. Another one of your amazing quilts!! So much work and all gorgeous. Love the detail in all parts of the designs. Yes, stopping sometimes is the hardest part.

  12. Picking up jaw. That has to be the most awesome quilt. The quilting is perfect and gorgeous. I can imagine how much fun it was. And reading along with the pictures made me feel like I was looking over your shoulder.

  13. Fantastic! I had to pin this for my granddaughter. (She is my Princess Jasmine)

  14. Amazing! This quilt is just darling and I couldn't see any black faded at all! blessings, marlene


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