What does a quilt inspector do when he is not inspecting?
Nap of course.
The projects I am currently working on are slow going and he really doesn’t have much new to inspect.
He does perk up when he hears the camera click.
but if he doesn’t see me with a quilt in my hands he stays put. Inspection duties don’t really begin until a quilt is on the floor.
Look at the back of the applique quilt.
I think that adding trapunto was the right choice.
The melon quilt is not easy. The thick batting is hard to quilt through and I should have rinsed the melon blocks before I pieced them. They have a lot of starch in them and that makes for harder hand stitching.
here is the back
Some of the melon pieces are not particularly flat (remember they were made about 75 years ago and were not at all perfect)
I am just quilting over the bumps.
Once it is washed it will be very hard to tell where the bumps were because the batting will shrink in the wash and cause an overall crinkle.
I have batting and backing for this one
I will start on is soon…..I think 😉