Sort of a finish…

Sort of because it is not my finish! I did finish quilting Mama Mim’s quilt last night. These pictures are not the best but I wanted to get it packed up and ready for the post office. So they will have to do.

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I quilted a freehand feather swirl all over design. I used Omni thread on top (Maple) and Premosoft in the bobbin. I have heard of a lot of people having trouble with Omni lately. I had to use a size 18 needle and that seemed to eliminate all shredding.

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I like the way it shows on the back.

Linking up with Kelly at Quilt Infatuation for NTT and Gemma at Pretty Bobbins for IQuilt.

About katyquilts

I am a wife, mom of four amazing kids, and a librarian. I have been making traditional quilts for ages but have ventured into art qulting in the last several years. I also love to knit socks and mittens and dye my own fabric. I am thankful to God my Father and Creator for the gift of creativity!
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4 Responses to Sort of a finish…

  1. Mim Sweigart says:

    Katy, the quilting “made” the quilt. It zoomed from mediocre to magnificent! I want to carefully look at how you do the binding so neatly—mainly the corners is my concern.

  2. Donna says:

    I love everything about this, especially the hands that crafted it! Love you both. ❤

  3. Lois says:

    Freehand?? Are you kidding me? It’s *wonderful*! Just want to let you know I’m going off the radar until the latter part of the month so I won’t see your wonderful updates until I return. See you then.

  4. This is a really lovely quilt – the simple design of the piecing emphasises the gorgeous soft colours, and the quilting gives it the perfect finish.

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