Vintage Strip Quilt Finished

I worked all day yesterday and finished the quilt.  My hands are tired but it was worth it!

Finished size is 71″ x 84″ after washing.

Here is what I started with, a top that was unquiltable.  See how I fixed it here.

here is the end product on the spare bed

I used cotton batting and the binding is the backing brought to the front.  Here is the back.

The hand quilting is done with about 450 yards of crochet thread.

I think it looks great

I am off to Grand Rapids for the AQS quilt show this afternoon.  I am bringing the laptop so I will be able to blog …

Happy Quilting


16 thoughts on “Vintage Strip Quilt Finished

  1. Sara says:

    It IS great! Check that one off the list!

  2. Barbara Wells says:

    Love the finished quilt! Looks great from the back, too, love the whole cloth look. Have a great time at the quilt show!

  3. Kathleen Campbell says:

    Congrats! It is beautiful.
    Enjoy the show and send photos,


  4. audrey says:

    Such a great quilt. I love how the stitching compliments the quilt so incredibly well!

  5. Gerrie says:

    Beautiful! Just beautiful! I’m also looking forward to the gingham quilt finish. Have you decided on your next project?

  6. Cathi says:

    Another beautiful finish. Do you keep track of how many hours it takes you to quilt a top?

    • timquilts says:

      I should keep track of it but I don’t. Sometimes I spend several hours a day quilting, but it is so broken up..a few min here a half hour there…always working on a quilt while watching TV in the evening…but I have so many different quilts going on at once that I just have not tried to separate it out to see

  7. Faith Swanson says:

    I think it looks awesome! Very nice.


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