I snapped photos of the quilt from its beginning to its end. If you're wondering how a quilt like this comes to be, scroll through these photos:
And that, my friend, is how my quilt was created. It took me about 3 months to make (I procrastinated a little bit in the first 2 months, but kicked it in gear in the last few weeks). If you want details so you can make your own, just let me know; I'd be happy to send you the specifics of the quilt pattern.
What I can't wait to use this quilt for: as a blanket to take downtown to Lake Eola to lay on during a lovely Sunday afternoon so I can listen to the birds chirp, watch the clouds through the trees, drink Arizona tea, have a yummy snack and read a good book. It's perfect for a picnic, party of one. = ) Well, one for now...
PS - I followed instructions for a quilt pattern entitled "Flicka" from a book I came across at the library. I don't recall the name of the specific book I got the pattern from, but I wanted to give credit to the originator of this quilt: Hillary Lang.