I started this back in April. It sat around for a long time waiting to be quilted because I knew I wanted to do free motion quilting and I'm not very good at free motion quilting. I did FMQ just in the white areas. It turned out well and I like the effect it gives on the back of the quilt.
I also finished this random baby quilt which is the last quilt I will make with a hand-stitched binding. (The binding looks great but just takes too long!) The earliest record I have of it was back in April (when it just needed the binding finished) but I know it had been sitting around for awhile before that. I used Elizabeth Hartman's loopy flowers quilting tutorial.
(And sometimes your little helper thinks you're taking to many pictures of quilts and wants to get in on the action.)
Part of what got me motivated to finish these was Flaunt Your Finish over at OKC Modern Quilt Guild. Plus now I also have two quilts to share at the Omaha Modern Quilt Guild meeting on Tuesday.
Okay. I need to coerce you ini a sitt down to discuss bindings, because my first attempted machine binding was a complete flop! I'm certain a large part of it was the machine. But just in case, I'll be finding you the next time I have to bind something!ReplyDelete
I LOVE the pinwheels!!! Can't wait to see it in person on Tuesday!
Pinwheels - You cannot go wrong with a classic!!! And the polka dots?! I'm always up for a good polka dot!!!ReplyDelete
I especially like the backing fabric for the 2nd quilt. Do you remember what it is?
Thanks so much for linking up with us at "Flaunt Your Finish!" We love checking out all of the fabulous quilts our fellow mod quilters are making.
They were even better in person!ReplyDelete
Those Pinwheels are stunning! I love the colors, and I envy your stippling skills. The stippling-on-white-parts only does look cool on back, and on (I think) on the front as well. Kind of makes the pinwheels stand out even more.ReplyDelete
Making the quilt sandwich is my least favorite part as well. But I use 505 basting spray, which does make things go faster.
-Robin (here via FYFF)
Great quilt! Seriously, there's not much better than a polka-dot pinwheel!ReplyDelete