Finish It Up Friday

I started this Log Cabin quilt over two years ago and I am SO happy to say it is finally done!  

The blocks finish at 4 inches. I think I drafted the block in EQ but I don’t really remember anymore. The quilt finished at 42 inches square. And it really is square but the wind made it look like it wasn’t in these pics. 




 And the back. 



I used Warm and White batting, Glide thread, and Superior Mono-Poly. I used a template for the circles in the red border. It has 72,224 quilting stitches in the top and has 848 pieces. I did a lot of ripping on this one. It is one of the few quilts that I didn’t love working on. But now it’s done and I like it. It will soon hang in my hall. 
Linking up with Confessions of a Fabric Addict, Crazy Mom Quilts, Richard and Tanya Quilts, A Quilting Reader’s Garden, Quilting Is More Fun Than Housework

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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27 Responses to Finish It Up Friday

  1. Donna says:

    WOW! This is a beauty. I love everything about this one, especially the quilting. Now I will have to put a log cabin on my bucket list, although maybe not such a tiny block.

  2. This quilt is definitely a keeper!! I love log cabin, always will, and your layout is great. The border is perfect for it too. Makes me want to go start another log cabin.

  3. Lynn says:

    Just beautiful, squares, borders and especially quilting. Inspires me to get on with mine that has also been a couple of years in the making I think!

  4. lois92346 says:

    Oh, Katy! It’s *FAB*ulous!! I love everything about it – the colors, the lay out and the quilting. Excellent job!

  5. Louise says:

    What a great finish! One of the reasons I have always loved log cabin quilts. So many variations are possible. Good job.

  6. Sandi S says:

    Oh my goodness it is gorgeous! I love all the close up pics of the quilting, beautiful. Hugs,

  7. Such tiny pieces in this one! I like the layout you chose – very pretty!

  8. Patti P says:

    I agree with all the comments. It’s beautiful. I love your color sense. That will look great hanging in your hall.

  9. Cécile says:

    Katy, your quilt is gorgeous !! You can be proud for your work !
    Bravo !

  10. Cathy says:

    Absolutely gorgeous! I cannot believe how small the blocks are. Great work!

  11. Caryl W says:

    Sooooo beautiful!!

  12. Heide D says:

    Very pretty, Love your colors!

  13. Gina says:

    It looks great. I love Log Cabin quilts and haven’t done one for a while. I’ve an urge now so will have to start hoarding my strips

  14. Terri Ann says:

    The quilting is PERFECT on this quilt Katy! I love the combination of the crosshatch with the circles and feathers. Wonderful finish.

  15. Mari says:

    Your quilt is gorgeous! I love the colors, and the quilting, and all of it! I think perhaps I may be getting inspired. . .:)

  16. Jenny Benton says:

    Its lovely, and such nice quilting. Log Cabin quilts are a real favourite of mine, I’m slowly piecing a “Great Big One” of my own.
    Jenny from New Zealand

  17. dezertsuz says:

    I love your quilt! The quilting is just perfect. Thanks for sharing this picture. It inspires me.

  18. JanineMarie says:

    I’m glad you like it now because I sure do! Your pictures show the quilting so well.

  19. Janet O. says:

    Wonderful finish. Love the scrappiness of it, and the quilting is perfect!

  20. Kathy says:

    Fantastic! I love this quilt. And the quilting is spectacular.

  21. Oh it is gorgeous! I love the colors and the detailed quilting 🙂

  22. Beautiful quilt and work.

  23. Jasmine says:

    This turned out beautifully! I really like the layout. And your quilting completes it.

  24. Kathy Hoback says:

    What a beautiful, beautiful quilt!!! WOW!

  25. Great finish. You should be proud. It’s so nice to finally have good weather to get outdoor photos.

  26. What a beauty! I like everything about this one. Every single thing. Log cabins are not my favorite thing to sew, but I surely do like them.

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