Sunday, September 8, 2013

Weekend Quilting

Yeah! A finish. This was a BOM I inherited from my sister. I have already finished the fall version and here is the winter quilt. I love the scrappy look of this.

I hand quilted with #8 ecru perle cotton making chunky, primitive stitches. I got most of the quilting done on Thursday night during the Broncos and Ravens game. I put the binding on it this morning and watched the morning football games as I hand quilted it down. The fall and winter versions of this quilt are being sent back to my sister as a house warming gift. They get to move into their new house next week...

I basted this Sea Life Baby quilt and this Welcome to the Jungle Baby quilt and will also quilt them with #8 perle cotton and chunky stitches.

Aren't the bright colors awesome! So, I desperately wanted to piece another embroidery quilt today, but I restrained myself. The embroideries are fall themed with a scarecrow, sunflowers, and a cornucopia and I plan on making it scrappy. I have to make progress on the hand quilting of these two baby quilts...Maybe next Sunday during the football games!

I got more zebra fabric to bind this one with. Too cute! Thank you for visiting.


  1. Your winter quilt is delightful!

  2. Ooh, I love how you did the quilting close to the seams like that. It looks great. You are an awesome sister! So glad you linked up to TGIFF!

  3. I knew football games for handy for something - lol. I love the plait fabrics in the winter quilt :)

  4. That winter quilt is just beautiful. Love, love, love the hand quilting on it. That big stitch is the perfect fit!

  5. You have so many beautiful quilts! The winter quilt is really pretty! It looks so cozy.

    I'm so glad you linked up with Needle and Thread Thursday!

    :) Kelly @ My Quilt Infatuation

  6. Beautiful quilts!!! :) Congrats

  7. I love all your quilts. Lovely hand quilting! Happy colo0rs for your baby quilt. What a nice gifts!

    Have a nice weekend and love form Amsterdam!


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