So the blocks were arranged in a pleasing manner and I chose to use fleece for the backing. Now on to quilting, first stabilizing by stitching in the ditch around the blocks. There were 4 different kinds of blocks so I chose one and quilted all of those then moved on to a different kind of block, and so on. With each block done I found myself not only enjoying the process but liking the quilt. This was a great quilt on which to try new things and get in much machine quilting practice. Most of the quilting on this quilt was done with a walking foot and some of it I did free motion. I took the photo with the quilt on the floor so it isn't a straight on view (I'm not tall enough for that).
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Old UFO Finished
In cleaning and putting away in my sewing area last week, I came across a set of quilt blocks I'd never done anything with so pulled them out to reassess what to do with them. These were 10" finished blocks - 20 of them. I made these when I had few fabrics at home to choose from and I didn't particularly like the finished blocks but it could at least be a charity quilt or a baby quilt.