Quilting my Red and Green Quilt
I apologize for the large gap between my posts, no excuses, I have been working away on a large applique quilt. I have done the applique all by machine, using my version of several techniques. I am so happy with the results and now I am busy quilting my quilt hoping to be ready for the Calico Xmas Quilt show in November.
I am using YLI 100% silk thread in the top and bottom and love the way it is looking, at the moment I am doing all the ditch stitching around the applique pieces and thinking about what design I will use as a filler. I have also been giving lots of thought to the designs I will use in the large spaces between the blocks and around the large plain borders. In my mind I can see loads of feathers and very traditional designs for this very traditional quilt.
Here are a couple of pictures of my progress so far. As you can see my cat ( kitty Kat) is a great helper.
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Kitty Kat is a great helper, always keeping my chair warm for me. LOL
As you can see there are two circles of ( not sure what this is called ) cloth that I bought form the hardware store which is used to keep things stable on the quilt top, this is a great substitute for quilting gloves. It grips the quilt and does not leave your hands sweaty and sticky, you can also feel the quilt underneath.
I will place my next post with more of my progress soon.
Love to hear your comments
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