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Thursday, July 23, 2015

Strips with blacks quilted

    This quilt is made from an assortment of dark jelly roll strips from jellyroll.net and solid color ones given me by another quilter.  I asked my mom to sew the strip tubes, I cut them, arranged them, and then she sewed the strips together as I had taped numbers at the tops and pinned them for her. I quilted this today on the Nolting trying a different idea in every strip. I would rather do this than waste fabric and batting on practice sandwiches. Not yet bound. This will be a comfort quilt. For a few of the diagonals, I used my new ruler and template base. More learning curve. The ruler squirts around all over the place. Still pretty stinky quilting. 
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Front detail

Front

2 comments:

Kevin the Quilter said...

Holy camoly! I LOVE this quilt! Look at all of the different textures! Wonderful work Linda!

Elizabeth said...

I, too, love it. Quit being so hard on yourself. It is truly beautiful. I love the look of hand guided quilting vs computerized designs. Much more authentic and artistic, IMNSHO.