Tuesday, May 20, 2014

It’s Quilted!!!!!!


Before I started I had NO idea how I was going to quilt this.

Once I started it just happened and I was pleased with it.

Once the main section was done I was wondering what to do with the border and it too fell into place.

I seldom DO have a plan for the quilting until the needle hits the cloth. Once I start it’s ZEN.


The next step was to trim the edges so they were even. You never know how much a quilt will shrink from the quilting so I allowed extra. It was important this quilt finishes to 16 inches square as I am making it for the:

I will share more about this project soon.

If you are a member of the Alliance you can vote for my quilt to be the winner.

If you are not a member you can join for only $25.

The Quilt Alliance is doing an excellent  job documenting the quilts we create, our stories and  antique quilts.

It is an important link to our quilt present and history.

I also will be sharing where to find my story on the Quilt Alliance with you soon.


The quilt is trimmed and ready for facing the edges. this photo is a little too bright!


Katherine McNeese said...

looks like an iris!

The Inside Stori said...

"It's Quilted!!!" ......and IT'S WONDERFUL!!!!

Robbie said...


Hilary Florence said...

No, I'm never sure how I am going to quilt until I get going. The quilt is intriguing - is this your own dyed fabric? It's a wonderful piece.

Amy Art Quilter & Fyber Cafe said...

It looks very much like a flower, the colors are amazing, and your quilting adds flow and life to the symmetry. Wonderful! I WILL be fol
ding my next batch if ice dyeing!

Rebecca Grace said...

It's gorgeous, Kay -- I love how you ended up quilting it, and I agree with others who felt that this piece looks like a glorious flower in full bloom.