Hello, and Happy Tuesday friends! I am so excited to tell you I actually have a quilt finish this week! I originally intended to work on an old UFO, my Kate Spain Paradiso quilt top, but I didn’t have a backing fabric I liked well enough for that quilt. I found some wide-back fabric I liked, ordered it, and it should arrive in a day or two. In the meantime I grabbed another UFO quilt top to finish; my Aurifil 2013 Designer block of the month quilt.
This quilt is actually made up of left over fabric I had when I joined Fat Quarter Shop’s Among The Stars Block of the Month by It’s Sew Emma in 2012. They sent so much fabric (Sentiments by 3 Sisters for Moda) every month that I was able to make another lap-sized quilt from it all! I joined up with the free Aurifil Designer Block of the Month that Pat Sloan hosted in 2013. I used the left over fabrics and even had enough for sashing and an outer border. I finished the quilt top in July of 2015, and it stayed hanging up until three days ago. The now completely finished quilt size is 50″ x 65″. I quilted a meander all-over pattern as seemed to work best with all of the different blocks in the quilt. I am so happy to have a quilt taken off its hanger, finished, and already draped over the back of my couch.
I am such a happy camper getting this quilt done. I have two more finished tops to get quilted. One of them is the Paradiso quilt I mentioned, and since I expect that fabric to arrive shortly, that is what I will be working on this week. The other quilt is my completed Vintage Quilt Revival top, and that may take a lot more effort to get done. I really want to do justice to the top with my quilting, so I have to come up with a plan for that. But that will be on a future To-Do list!
I still need to visit your posts from last week, and I’m sorry for my delay. My week really got away from me, but I will get them read on Tuesday morning!
This week’s To-Do list:
- Paradiso Quilt
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