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Sunday, February 5, 2012

In the hoop

I wanted to show ya'll what I have been quilting on. Now I'm not a very fast quilter but I sure love to quilt thou. This quilt is huge, did not know it was going to be this big when I first started it and I'm afraid it will take me a while to finish.

Picture this, it's on a king size bed and it hangs over the sides.
Yes it will be a while.

Here is a little of what I've done. Nothing fancy, this quilt is very busy with very little open space so I thought the best way to handle that is just with outline quilting, 1/4 inch.

Till next time


  1. I would never be able to quilt such a large quilt in a hoop - I am so thankful for my big quilting frame. This is a lovely quilt you are working on.

  2. A beautifully, cheery quilt! Kudos to you for hand quilting such a large one. Thanks for sharing.

  3. Love this beauty!

    Question: When you outline quilt at a quarter inch, do you mark or eyeball it?

    1. I eyeball the best I can and most of the time it's good.

  4. Hi Kat, I'm a newcomer to hand quilting...actually working on my first quilt top with the intention of hand quilting vs machine quilt. I'm quite taken with your method. did you quilt only on the colored blocks, or did you also color on the background. Hope you don't mind my questions.



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