Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Quilting for a Show


 Batik Beauty is finished! 
 Only some labels and it's ready for the Warwick Guild show.  This is the first time trying a curved border and bias binding.  I'm so happy with the results.   #11 on my UFO Challenge list is now checked off. 

 

 Also, this is the most quilting I've ever done on one piece.   I like my quilts soft and cuddly, but a wall hanging (it measures 50" x 50") can be a little stiff and full of thread.  



Moonlit Night is the other quilt I entered in the show.  Still on the frame but almost finished and ready for binding.  I must say, I love this quilt! It was on my design wall for months and months while I worked on other projects but I didn't mind because I love the fabric (Moda's Luna Notte) and the pattern (Nice Day by Carrie Nelson).  This is # 9 on my list.  So I'm really working out of order.


A few other sewing and quilting related things are going on here
 but I'll save them for another post when I have more time to write. 
Many thanks to everyone who wrote such encouraging comments last week!  I truly appreciate it.

Susan

11 comments:

Karen M said...

You do beautiful work! Good luck at your quilt show. I found you on Lily's quilts and the Small Blog Meet. I am a new follower. I look forward to seeing future works.

Debbie said...

Beautiful!

Linda said...

Your Beauty is stunning! Good luck at the show.

Connie said...

Love the way you quilted your Batik Beauty and the curved border! It is sure to be a winner! Can't wait to see more of Moonlit Night!

Mrs. DillyDally said...

You have such talent and do beautiful work! I am so impressed...you go girl! Thanks for sharing your talent with us!

JoAnne said...

Both are beautiful! The scalloped border kooks great. Aren't they fun? They add so much to the quilt. And the one with Luna Notte. I love it, too.

aprilsewingjournal said...

Beautiful quilt! It looks so three dimensional.

Patrica said...

I love batiks and that Batik Beauty is well named. Let us know how it does in the show.

Claire Jain said...

I love your Batik Beauty quilt! Those blocks look amazing, and the wavy border is such a great fit :-)

Beth Probasco said...

Your quilts are absolutely beautiful!!! Good luck at the show.

Vicky K said...

What a beautiful quilt! I'm from Lily's Quilts and am a new follower.