I have numerous projects to complete prior to Christmas, and so without too much procrastination, the machine has been whirring away at constant speed, and I have a finished quilt to show for it.
This is a custom quilt; one of two quilts ordered by a customer as a Christmas present for her teenage daughters. I think I have fulfilled my customer's vision of a happy and colorful quilt; one certainly suitable for many more years to come.
An overload of favorite fabrics, many of which you probably recognize at an instant. I really do enjoy mixing fabrics together from numerous fabric collections and different designers (as well as working from stash fabric).
And ... I've used a striped fabric for binding - no surprises here! - this print by Australian fabric company A Day in the Country.
And ... for the back of the quilt an injection of color by adding two rows of pieced squares all of which compliment the front of the quilt. You can also see the quilting grid that has emerged; edge to edge stitching, outlining all seam lines, this time a little further apart than my standard 1/2 inch.
The fabrics were cut as 5.5 inch squares, a total of 180 squares. The finished quilt measures 60.5 inches x 75.5 inches.
One quilt finished, one to go.
Have a wonderful week,