I few weeks ago I posted about a vintage applique quilt kit that I purchased.
I wanted a break from piecing and hand quilting so I started to work on the applique.
I am not one to follow instructions so I am doing the applique with a blanket stitch rather than a blind stitch. I am still turning under all the raw edges because I don’t want any fraying but for this quilt I just like the look of the stitches.
I have 3 more corners to do and the large center medallion but Good progress and a nice change.
It is hard to see in the picture but the top is marked with faint dots to indicate the hand quilting pattern. I will follow those lines but I will also add quite a bit more hand quilting. I just don’t think I could feel right about quilting it so sparsely. (sparse for me anyway)
There has been a lot of interest in the P&B Textiles fabric giveaway. So far 280 entries.
Here are the fabrics
To enter visit this post https://timquilts.com/2015/01/05/fabric-giveaway/ and write a comment. Your comment is your entry. Only one entry per person please. winners will be selected by random number generator on Monday Jan 12
Currently in Lansing it is 4 degrees, 4ºF = -15.556ºC, and the windchill is -15, -15ºF = -26.111ºC
It is cold ….and I am happy to be inside working on a quilt 🙂