Basket Progress

I ended up using the vintage purple solid for the setting triangles. I think it works.

I like it, but not enough to hand quilt. The baskets were machine pieced and the handles were appliqued by machine as well. So I loaded it up on the long arm.

This is getting my wonky crosshatch. It fits these wonky blocks.

Have a great day!

About katyquilts

I am a wife, mom of four amazing adult kids, and a former librarian. I love making everything from traditional quilts to art quilts. I am thankful to God my Father and Creator for the gift of creativity!
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7 Responses to Basket Progress

  1. Kathleen Kingsbury says:

    Well would you look at how you rescued those “hot mess” blocks!! I love it.

  2. I love the purple and your quilting really sets it off and covers up the cut off points! Hugs Great job!

  3. Diane Cannon says:

    Oh my–yes the purple does this quilt just fine–
    hugs, di

  4. Vicki Harrell says:

    I just love all your quilts!!! I am a hand quilter or domestic sewing machine quilter. But I DO LOVE the crosshatch you did on your basket quilt!!!
    I just cannot figure out how you have time for all these projects!!!!

  5. That appears larger than I thought it was. The close quilting should help it hold together.

  6. Sandi says:

    It’s a sweet looking quilt! I think the quilting is perfect for it. Hugs,

  7. shandaken6 says:

    I’m a sucker for basket quilts anyway but I so like your combining the “old” with the “new” . It finished off so beautifully! Took me years to break that self imposed “can’t machine stitch on something vintage”. Thanks for showing that it can be done successfully!

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