Really Big George- Finished!

In another avoidance tactic from sewing the other curtain (I really will have to finish that next) I finished “Really Big George”- based on a photo of Giant George. If you don’t know who Giant George, he was- until extremely recently- the biggest dog in the world ever!

This quilt is about a square metre and I have put it in my Etsy shop, but it’s not cheap 😉

There’s several different FMQ styles in there- my usual thread sketching but also I followed the design on the front on the background which gave a lovely effect. The fabric is from Heirloom by Joel Dewberry by the way.

The back is just simply Kona Natural, and the applique fabrics are a total mix of different manufacturers and designers I couldn’t possibly name them all.



  1. Chloe
    Posted September 17, 2012 at 11:23 am | Permalink | Reply

    Hehe, this is great, looks like it should be on an album cover or suchlike!

  2. Posted September 17, 2012 at 1:27 pm | Permalink | Reply

    Wow! This is an amazing piece — you did a super job!

  3. Posted September 17, 2012 at 8:39 pm | Permalink | Reply

    The Pink accents in his lips really make it! The contrasting color really pops. Excellent job!

  4. Posted September 17, 2012 at 9:53 pm | Permalink | Reply

    Yes, I know who Giant George is, I love danes, just wouldn’t want to pick up after them! Excellent job on your mini quilt, love it!

    • Posted September 17, 2012 at 10:14 pm | Permalink | Reply

      Oh dear I never thought of that- OH really wants one, I struggle picking up after Fletcher sometimes!

  5. Posted September 17, 2012 at 11:18 pm | Permalink | Reply

    Oh that is such an amazing quilt!! Well done – it’s just fabulous!

  6. billiemick
    Posted September 18, 2012 at 3:16 am | Permalink | Reply

    I adorned your Really Big George!

  7. Posted September 19, 2012 at 1:47 pm | Permalink | Reply

    Totally incredible!! Really expressive and I like how you quilted the background. And I can understand avoiding the dreaded other curtain!

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