From finished top to finished quilt!

You can double click on any of the images to make them larger. custodia iphone x marca This is a quilt top that my friend, Michele, had in her craft room that wasn’t going anywhere. custodia iphone batteria There were age stains from being folded a certain way.DSC06358You can see the interesting fabrics used. Feed sacks and flour sacks, some of the markings still intact. I used Retro Soak to remove many of the stains (markings did not diminish) and brightened the entire top.DSC06357Sometimes coping strips had to be added to the block to make it the right size. No problem! Points missing? Still no problem! DSC06362Some very unusual fabrics were included in the baskets. custodia iphone 6 glitterate It’s not a charm quilt though, because there are some duplicates in basket fabrics. This basket was pieced on the right hand side. custodia iphone 6 gomma morbida Waste not!DSC06363The handles are all whip stitched down with WHITE thread. custodia rossa iphone 6 Who would have thought to do that? This piecer didn’t even try to hide the stitches! DSC06364So I loaded it on the Gammill the long way and worked the magic with the machine. DSC06361 Overall, the quilting makes the quilt. custodia integrale iphone 5s The brown binding was “close” and finishes it off nicely.DSC06376I’m so happy to put this quilt in the “done” pile. custodia iphone 6s con anello It is full of character, and totally useful now that it’s done.

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6 Responses to From finished top to finished quilt!

  1. Sue Winkel says:

    Beautiful as usual:). Hope all is good for you. I’m working on some things that are out of my comfort zone. Lol. Wouldn’t take much. Any way I even gave my self a dead line so we shall see. If and when it is finish I shall send picture. I loved this quilt. I have one kinda like it to make some day. Lol. Love ya. Take care

  2. Dee says:

    Turned out great…beautiful…what did you use for the backing?

    The tote is done…will send a pic

  3. Amy Kay says:

    I love it- it’s very sweet!

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