Currently I am working on this new quilt for an upcoming event.
This one might prove to be lots of fun.
Here is another quilt, made by Linda that was finished last week.
The quilt lay flat and smooth. A peachy pink thread was used on the top
and backing. Linda decided she wanted a panto for the top.
Susan Brubaker Knapp,over at Blue Moon River, is the creator of the
original piece of this snowflake. I fell in love with it on her website and
she was gracious enough to give me permission to create my own.
Everyone is proably sick of the snow and cold so I will make this
description short and sweet. The background is a batik fabric.
The snowflakes are stitched in a white cotton thread.
Stabilizer is used under the batik fabric and then all the stitching
is completed. In this case, the snowflakes and the wind shapes.
I used 4 different colored thread for the wind . At the quilting
stage, I added a layer of batting and the backing. Then I quilted
around the snowflakes and the wind shapes, using a thread that
matched the Batik colored fabric.
For the wind, I used a darker blue thread and covered only
certain areas so that the whole wind area would pop up
and come forward a little.
And then it is bound or the edges folded over. I tried that but managed
to cut it with the rotary cutter, so on to plan B. Now it needs to be
For my next project, I am going to try carrots. Sounds real exciting,
doesn’t it? Well, we will see.
Don’t forget to check out Freshly Pieced and here is my UFO for the
Here are the pieces for my Metro Twist, a pattern by
Jenny Pedigo, over at Sew Kind of Wonderful.
These modern quilts are really fast to make and I can try
out Jenny’s quilt designs too. Have a great week.