Monday, October 25, 2010

Wall Quilt & Pillow Completed? Check!

More projects I finished over the summer:

This is a wall quilt I started almost by accident a very long time ago. I was playing around with piecing scraps—no neatly cut squares, no rulers, just rotary cut and stitch:


Then, I decided it would be fun to add some flower appliqué (fussy-cut from coordinating fabric) and organic (stem) lines to contrast with the geometric patchwork. I decided to hand-quilt the piece, and I was very very happy with it:

finished copy

Unfortunately, I couldn’t get the blue chalk lines out that I had used to draw the quilting lines. I ended up washing the piece, and, of course, it lost its crispness.

I also finished the crazy quilt squares I started a while back in an online class, and I decided to stitch them together to make a pillow top:



Vicki W said...

I think they both turned out great!

sweetypie said...

I really like the wall quilt, its original and one of a kind and the cushion is wonderful carry on, whats next?

Ruth said...

Love the addition of the flowers to the quilt - it turned out great.