Timeless Stitch Star: Plumed Pimpernel Revealed!

I’ve been hinting on twitter and the podcast that I finished this project last week, but I wanted to wait for the reveal until the contest deadline had passed and I was sure that Timeless Treasures had received my entry for the Timeless Stitch Star contest. When they emailed to tell me they had posted my video submission on their Facebook page, I knew the cat was out of the bag! So without further ado, here is Plumed Pimpernel:

The requirements for the contest were that you use at least two fabrics from one of the two fabric lines, and that all fabric had to be from the line. I chose the Plume line (obviously), and you can see a bit more about my design process in this video (and why I chose the name Plumed Pimpernel):

Here are some other pictures, or you can click through to the Flickr set to see them larger. Here’s what the gold vine applique piece looks like from the back with all the edges turned:
Plumed Pimpernel - Applique Sneak Peak
Here’s the failed New York Beauty border that I didn’t include:
Plumed Pimpernel - Failed Border

Detail of the pebbling around the applique shape and feathers:

Plumed Pimernel - Quilting

Such a relief to have this labor intensive piece finished!  I’ll talk a little more about it on the podcast tomorrow, but for now, it’s hanging in my dining room!

7 thoughts on “Timeless Stitch Star: Plumed Pimpernel Revealed!

  1. Love it Pam. The design is stunning and I absolutely love the peacock in the border – how on earth did you get the tail to run into the fabric – I guess I will learn more when I listen to the podcast. Great to see Zapper in there too. Well done and good luck.

  2. Your video was charming! Always leave’em wanting more, they say! Very cute! And the quilt is beautiful. Have a great vacation. We’ll listen for you when you get back.

  3. I absolutely love your TT entry! Probably wise to do without the spiky border, but it would be really cool to use it in a table runner or something. Good luck!

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