Community Quilt 109

2 10 2013

What a pretty little quilt this was! All those bright autumn tones and cheery leafy fabrics.

I started by stitching in the ditch around the blocks just to stabilise the quilt, then I outline quilted the centre block of leaves. My original intention was to do the same in the border, but it took quite a while just to do the centre, so I abandoned that idea quick smart!

In each French Braid block, I did a continuous line quilting design of leaves, with more leaves in the sashing strips. And keeping with the leaf theme, I did HUGE leaves in the border 😉

This was another quilt I quilted at the retreat so I can’t remember what thread I used — sorry! (it was a variegated cotton thread in autumnal colours…)

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2 10 2013
treadlemusic

Fall is definitely here! Love the leaf pattern in the sashing, especially. 16″ of snow forecast for the Black Hills of South Dakota!!! It’s coming for us!!! Ugh!

2 10 2013
Dawn C.

Pretty quilt! I’m from SC, still pretty sunny and hot. Can’t imagine snow! Was in the Black Hills this summer & Yellowstone. I want to do a “Yellowstone” memrobilia (sp) quilt with the animals “blocked”, not appliqued. One of my future projects.

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