Over the weekend I was able to finish the stained glass quilt top. I am pleased as punch on the result.
I’ve some left over yardage of the ombre fabric and intend to piece the left overs for the backing. I do love that fabric. I believe it will be nice to see the change in color across the whole width of fabric. The backing may be a pretty as the front.
I’ve begun contemplating the quilting. I’ve taken it easy on my last 2 quilts with just some straight line quilting. This time I want to spend a little more time on it. My first thought is to do the straight lines focusing on the blocks and not across the entire quilt. However, I tried that with my walking foot awhile back and when I would turn the corners even with the needle down, the quilt would shift and I’d get a wonky stitch. While at the quilt festival in Houston, I picked up a ruler foot and a couple of rulers. One was a straight one so maybe I can try that. Maybe I could also try not to be so critical of myself. We will see.
Goal for this week:
- Continue on my disappearing hour-glass blocks. I haven’t blogged on this yet but will soon. I’m doing another Jenny Doan Tutorial.
- Work on the backing for my Stained Glass Quilt.
- Start my Regatta Qu.
- Practice some quilting designs for Stained Glass Quilt.
This should keep me pretty busy this week.
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