I've been playing around in EQ7 and thought I'd share a little layout I created.
If I made this I'd probably use these Bella Solids:
It's a dreary, rainy day. Perfect for working on my Grandmother's Flower Garden quilt.
posted at 1:27 PM
Everyone following this blog is probably uttering a sigh of relief. I was getting a little bored with the Boo! Runner myself but it's done! And I love it.Etsy store off late because it makes me feel better about using store fabric for projects. This one I may keep until after Halloween though.
As I suspected, things got in the way and it took almost a week for me to get to quilting the Boo! runner.
It also occurred to me this morning that my decision to work on only one or two projects at a time probably makes for pretty boring blog posts.
Anyhow, I'm fairly sure the runner will be finished today and I can move on to something else. Yay!
Today I'm going to quilt the Boo! Runner - if nothing unforeseen comes up, which has been happening a lot lately.The foundation piecing patterns for the Boo! blocks are available in both the Etsy Store and Craftsy Store. The fabrics I used in the borders are Moda Essential Dots in Orange, Night & Day Paisley from Robert Kaufman, and Bella Solids 9900 99 Black. The letters and background are
The end is in sight for the Grandmother's Flower Garden quilt top. At least, I feel like it is. I've been working on it fairly diligently.
I'm thinking about hand quilting it, since it's hand pieced but I'm the world's worst hand quilter...
Anyhow, research has ensued and I thought I'd share a couple of photos from around the web.
A popular method is to shadow quilt in each and every little hexagon. That's a lot of quilting!
Years ago Brenda of Dear Jane® fame sent me a little fishing worm binder to keep my blocks in.
It worked so well that I ordered a bigger one for the bright grandmother's flower garden quilt.
The inserts are the exact right size for individual "flowers" and it has convenient little pockets for thread, scissors, etc.
posted at 9:53 AM
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