Thursday, March 25, 2010

Commencing Quilting



Yesterday, with my friend Rebecca as witness, I started to machine quilt Kim's quilt. A big deal for me. A really big deal. . .it's for Kim, but I love it so much, so for both those reasons I want the quilting to be next to perfect. I wanted the quilting (a new design I dreamed up) to complement the rich colors, not distract from them. Consequently, I used dark yellow thread, instead of white, so it would be more subtle.

And, so far, I'm THRILLED. I feel like a rock star. It looks so good to me!! It also seems to be going quickly, so I hope Kim will be snug under her quilt soon.

I realize the photo doesn't show quilting detail, but I promise lots of good photos when it's done. Right now I'm just happily immersed in quilting (I'm sure it will get boring in a few days - it's a full size quilt).

The daffodils are a new bunch from my friend A, picked along the lane to her farm.. . .left at my door with a bag of magazines one night. Aren't I blessed? Pin It

3 comments:

Beth said...

Lovely colors and I'm always jealous of daffodils...we had them back home in AL, but you just don't see them in our part TX!

Enjoy it all!

Deanna Beth said...

Awesome colors!

Christian @ Modobject at Home said...

Oh, love it! Reminds me of a Gee's Bend quilt -- and that is definitely a compliment! You are a rock star!

Your daffies are beautiful too.

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