Hot off the rack~ Kathy’s Quilt

Just finished up another quilt the other day. There’s nothing quite like the satisfaction of completing something. Especially a quilt like this.

Kathy L. (not the same Kathy of The Quilt Shoppe) designed this quilt for a Thimbleberries quilt competition. We emailed back and forth about how it should be quilted. These emails also included high quality pictures of my ideas

I say that jokingly of course. How professional can a sharpie and freezer paper be? Thankfully she trusted my judgment.

This is a close up of one of the blocks. Since it was a sampler quilt, I quilted each of the blocks a little differently. I used a lot of straight lines and echo stitching on them. I wanted to give this quilt a “hand-quilted” feel.

In the border, she wanted the green and blue stars to pop out a little more.

I would show you a picture of the quilting on the back….but can you believe that I didn’t take a picture of the back. I must have been really tired that night. I am anxiously waiting to hear how the quilt does in the competition.

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Comments

  1. Good job! Love the technical design ideas there! Yet again, You’ve done an awesome job!
    xxx

  2. Your quilting is SO fabulous – it’s amazing how just the right quilting makes a wonderful quilt amazing! I love the fact that you take the time to study the quilt and figure out just how to enhance it perfectly.

  3. As always an incredible job. I love your quilting skills.

  4. I love how you quilted this! It is truly wonderful!

  5. Great job!!!

  6. Beautiful!

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