I finished the quilt.
I started it way back in April of 2013 Here is the post https://timquilts.com/2013/04/30/suspension-bridge-piecing/
I am calling it New York Suspension. It is a sort of combination of the Suspension Bridge pattern
and New York Beauty
I made it with reproduction fabrics. I used cotton batting and washed and dried it to give it the crinkled vintage look.
When I made the top I added a 2 inch strip around the edge, that strip became the binding. I left that strip unquilted.
Next I folded back the strip and trimmed the batting and backing.
then I folded it over to the seam and pressed it
then folded it to the back and pinned and hand stitched it to the backing.
Here are a few of the blocks to show the hand quilting.
Of course Teddy tested it
Here is the back.
I used about 1200 yards of hand quilting thread and it took what seems like forever. I can’t remember how long the piecing took but I estimate 300 hours in hand quilting. The finished size is 71 x 92.
I am not sure what I will do with it. Most of my quilts I keep and they become part of my trunk shows. I might sell this one……..
if Teddy lets me