I hope you don't mind if I bombard you with an epic gallery of photos of the finished Flowering Snowball Quilt. I am thrilled with how this quilt turned out and happy to have ticked this one off my bucket list, although I think there may be more Flowering Snowball Quilts in my future ... I have already invested in smaller - 6" Flowering Snowball block - templates!
I spent much time thinking about how to quilt this quilt and when the time came to get started I was still undecided but simply had to make a start - creating a foundation of intersecting lines first, then adding more lines of stitching in between. Once I was happy with the spacing and texture created by the closely spaced straight lines of quilting I ditch-stitched around each individual circle and semi-circle along the quilt edge. Stitching my way around each circle was quite the task!
For the back of the quilt I have used my go-to backing fabric ~ Newsprint by Carrie Bloomston from the Story collection ...
... and couldn't resist but finished the quilt with my signature black/white stripe binding fabric by Timeless Treasures:
Flowering Snowball Quilt
Quilt measures 68 inches x 68 inches.
64 Flowering Snowball Quilt Blocks.
All solid fabrics are Robert Kaufman Kona Cotton.
Background fabric is Kona Cotton in White.
Aurifil 28wt cotton thread for quilting.
Low loft cotton batting ~
a low loft cotton batting perfect for use with low volume and bright white fabrics.
This quilt is listed for sale in my Etsy Store.
See all the listing details here: Flowering Snowball Quilt.
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