This quilt has been on my bucket list for ages! I finally pieced the top last winter in Arizona.
I knew I wanted to quilt it with lots of feathers, but I was so afraid of ruining the top, that I procrastinated.
Last week I told myself, no more! I marked my top and got to work. I only marked the spines with a chalk pencil. All feathers were free handed.
My feathers are far from perfect, but I like the overall effect. I used thread to match the fabric because I knew I’d have back tracking and I wanted to minimize how noticeable that would be. What I didn’t realize is that the red thread would not behave as well as the green.
My corners sort of match! This finished at about 45 inches square.
I think now I want to put feathers on everything! I just haven’t done them in a while and I lost confidence in my ability to do them. I definitely need practice, but I’m okay with how it turned out.
I love this color combination. I might have to make a bed quilt like this some day.
Have a great day!
It is much better than okay, it is absolutely gorgeous!! I love the color combination and the feathers were a perfect quilting design. You should be very proud. Hugs,
i love how you quilted this. the whole (piecing and quilting) is just fantastic. congrats on a great job!! patti in florida
Your free hand feathers are beautifully done to perfection! Such lovely quilting!
This is so beautiful. You did a great job
I think you did a fantastic job. Looks beautiful to me. Ruth
Free-handed?? Are you kidding me?? Oh, my word! Your work makes my heart sing, Katy!
Looks beautifully feathered from here Katy. You made a fantastic work of art!
You should be very happy with how it turned out, Katy! It’s a beauty!
That’s all I can say. Cindy Nelson
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WOW!! Your quilting took an awesome quilt to SPECTACULAR!! Amazing project. Yes, be proud!!
You did amazing work on this quilt! You should be very pleased with the outcome. Love it!
Katy your quilting makes this quilt look beautiful! Great job! Margie/Tennessee
WOW, what a stunner. It is gorgeous. Your feathers look perfect to my eye – so smooth. They are beautiful! You are truly a master machine quilter. Oh and your backing is so fitting!
It is a beauty Katy. Have a nice day.