Community Quilt 200

21 04 2015

Yes, I just finished quilting my 200th Community Quilt!

This was a big quilt, so to stabilise it I stitched in the ditch around all the coloured strips. I then echo stitched about a half inch inside the coloured strips using a variegated pastel thread.

And I finished off the centres of each block with a free-motion (i.e. no rulers) square spirals.

(Click on a photo to view it larger)

quilt200_01

quilt200_02

Threads used:

  • Top: Stitch in the ditch: Wonderfil Silco (40 wt, colour SC 03); echo stitching: Fil-Tec Harmony ‘Spring’ (40 wt, cotton, colour 1462); square spirals: Fil-Tec Glide ‘Linen’ (40 wt, trilobal polyester, colour 10WG1)
  • Bottom: Fil-Tec Magna Glide Classic pre-wound bobbin (white)

Photos of all the Community Quilts I’ve quilted are here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/rhondamadeit/sets/72157630291250200/


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