My priority right now is finishing the Mirror Centennial Quilt. This morning I got 3 of the four rows together, and I have to say, I really
like this block-by-block technique.
|Butt, butt, butt|
The blocks are attached by narrow sashing on the front and by wider sashing, folded for a clean edge, on the back, which hides the butting-up of the already-quilted blocks. Before hand-sewing the back sashing, though, I'll herringbone the edges of the butted blocks together for extra sturdiness.
|Row Two - Mirror Centennial Quilt|
After the hand-finishing, the rows will be attached to each other with long sashing in the same fashion. Once all four rows are together, the unit will be treated like a 'medallion' and borders will be added. (The Craftsy Class, "Quilting Big Projects on a Small Machine"
, taught by Ann Petersen, has given me such confidence to do this project, for which I am very
My deadline is May 23, as I am taking the quilt down to Dawn Hunt
in Calgary for appraisal, and I leave May 24. Onward and upward!
This is looking good. It will be a real treasure.
I have always wondered how workable this way of making a quilt was. Will be interested to know if you still like it when you are done.
The blocks look great.
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