Finish It Up Friday ~ Eagle QOV

I finished piecing this top and got it quilted before I loaded up the wedding quilt.

This is the panto that I used. It is available from Urban Elementz . This is a 15 inch wide design. I love that I can do these larger designs on Friday!

The eagle is a little hard to see on the front, but it’s there.

I’m glad I used a plain backing; it shows very well there!

Remember how I bragged about my machine binding? Yeah, well, pride goes before a fall! I cut off every single point on the outside edge of this quilt!

Hahaha! That what I get for bragging! Still, I’m pleased with the quilt overall.

I still need to wash, label, and make a presentation case for it.

Have a great weekend!

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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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13 Responses to Finish It Up Friday ~ Eagle QOV

  1. That’s a great quilt. The eagles are wonderful. I know what you mean about bragging and then messing up. I also know that we quilters love to point out our mistakes to each other! lol

  2. What a wonderful piece! Classic design, great contrast with your colors, and the eagle quilting is just perfect for a QOV. Congrats on a super finish!

    Oh, and I cut off points all the time with my machine binding. I try to remember to trim the quilt with a little extra on the edge so that doesn’t happen!

  3. Lynn White says:

    Just gorgeous, colours, pattern and quilting. Lovely.

  4. quiltipatti says:

    katy, you didn’t make a mistake. you were consistent in chopping all the outside corners. the quilt is great and i’m sure will be loved immensely. patti in florida

  5. Oh you silly goose! You don’t need to show us your imperfections. I’ve been hearing this preached to me quite a bit lately and it is finally beginning to sink in. When I look at the pictures of your quilt, I just see a beautiful pattern executed beautifully! And the quilting is just as wonderful. Another great finish, Katy. 🙂

  6. GOsh – what a great quilt – and the quilting is perfect for it!

  7. Kathy D. says:

    That’s a wonderful quilt, and I guarantee the recipient won’t be looking at the points!

  8. Anne says:

    Your quilting choices always add the perfect finishing touch. I love machine binding too and found a great tip recommended by an expert quilt designer to prevent lost points. When you make the top, just add a small framing border in the background color to float them away from the binding.

  9. Sandi says:

    I love this quilt, it’s lovely! Have a good weekend. Hugs,

  10. Therese penders says:

    I am sooo glad to see your plain backing. I don’t like spending on fancy backing…… not only, but the quilting can’t be admired..

  11. Val W. says:

    I really have to remember that your new machine is named Friday. My first thought was you could do that any day of the week. Lol I love how this one came out – simple blocks, striking result.

  12. I like this pattern. I continue to be amazed at how versatile HSTs are. Your machine binding looks great. Well done.

  13. abydolinger says:

    I really like this quilt design. Your Quilting adds a meaningful dimension for this QOV.

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