Here is Southern Ontario, we had an ice storm that barrelled through this
weekend. It was a great time to stay inside and quilt. I hope that you had
better luck with that than I did.
Lynn created this beauty using Kaffe Fassett fabrics. It is very whimsical and the
fabrics are very stimulating. She has been waiting a while to get it back but it is
all done now.
Pebbles was the filler for all the background areas. I thought that they would quilt up
quickly but they didn’t. The borders alone took 3-4 hours each. If you are quilting in
pebbles, take your time. You will get there, one pebble at a time. I must admit that I do
love the look and texture that pebbles or circles make.
All the blocks and applique on this quilt are quite large so I quilted in some of the
large areas so that they wouldn’t puff up too much. I used a monofilament thread for
all the SID work and a Bottom Line in the bobbin.
In the sashing area, I outlined the blocks. They are not very large so that is all that this
Sorry about the brightness of this photo. Again, you can see the pebbles and the
texture it creates.
The backing fabric is bright and bold; goes well with the whimsical theme of the quilt. I tried to
use a pink thread on the back but you really can’t see what I used due to the print on the fabric.
Prints are great for the backings, especially if you are new to quilting and struggling with tension
A close up of the backing fabric.
Once again, I thought that you would like to see the whole quilt in all its glory.
I am glad that is is done and that Lynn is happy with the quilting.
Linking up to The Needle and Thread Network.
Have a great week.