Almost Gone – Long Time Gone Quilt

It was so exciting to see this quilt come together today:)!   It was sewn together in six sections.  And it’s a good thing because the blocks are all different sizes.  It was kind of like sewing a puzzle together in sections!

Section 1-

Section 2-

Section 3-

Section 4-

Section 5-

Section 6-

Isn’t that crazy?!  I love sewing different sized blocks together.  It adds so much dimension to the quilt.  I think that is why I like all of Jen Kingwell’s patterns in the first place:)

And here it is all sewn together–



Yea!!!!  Next I added the border–


Not so yea:(   It is funny what a picture will tell you about your color placements. The black has got to go.  Here is another-


Yep, it’s coming out!  But not today because I am heading over to my daughter’s for a fun file folder coloring retreat.  I will definitely post about the fun:)!

Until then, have a super SWEET day!!


P.S.–  if any of you are interested in making this quilt, it is from a pattern booklet I bought online called Long Time Gone by Jen Kingwell. 😊

18 thoughts on “Almost Gone – Long Time Gone Quilt

  1. Wow Tracy ~ that quilt is absolutely stunning! 😍 I’m in awe at how perfect your corners match up. I did some quilting a few years ago, and no matter how much I measured, cut and trimmed…most of them didn’t line up 🤔 Oh well – I read that quilters of years ago always made a few mistakes on purpose…to distract the devil should he enter the house 🤓 So, the way I figure it…I’m pretty safe! 😂 You, my dear, have to think of something else 🤗

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      1. I’m glad I could bring a smile to you 😍
        Yeah…I’m definitely more of a yarn girl 😊Plus I never really enjoyed the quilting part – love the piecing though 🙂 And we both know why I gave that up 😝 So, all in all, it’s not a big loss to the quilting world 😂

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  2. The black doesn’t bother me in the least. Life is like that – some light and some dark. It’s scattered around, not bunched up. I wouldn’t take it out, personally, but if it bothers you, then you should. You don’t really have to take off whole borders, just parts, so it will not be so bad.

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  3. I’m with Susan, I think the black works just fine. To me it adds some visual punctuation to the piece, some strength in the borders. But of course, if it bothers you a lot you’ll want to take it out – after all, you’re the one living with that gorgeous quilt 🙂

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  4. I love your version. I am quite addicted to Jen Kingwell patterns and really loved making this…although I admit it was challenging with real some of those tiny little pieces. Have you made Gypsy Wife yet? I’d love to see it.

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    1. Hello quiltgranny! I’m so in love with Jen’s quilts❤️❤️. I have the pattern for Gypsy Wife and plan to make it after Down the Rabbit Hole by Sarah Fielke. Have you joined in on that one? I love meeting like minded quilters. Thanks for dropping by!

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