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Thursday, April 12, 2012

Not My First Quilt But My Most Recent

By Candace Carlisle of Southern Girl Quilts

Normally, it takes years for me to take a project from picking out fabric to taking photos of a piece of finished work. This is my exception to that rule. From start to finish, this project took less than a year after I won the fabric at the heart of the quilt (Joel Dewberry's Aviary II Collection in Granite) in an online giveaway.

This quilt is hand-quilted using no. 12 Perle Cotton in Ecru and Black in an echo pattern using a utility stitch. The number of lines within each shape vary since I didn't mark the quilt and went straight to quilting once I had basted it.

What I love about this quilt is that showcases my aesthetic as a quilter the best: the quilting coordinates with the 'top' and shines with the 'back'.

1 comment:

  1. you're right, the way the hand quilting 'pops' on the back is incredible!


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