Over the past couple of weeks I've been showing you my progress on my first ever attempt at a quilt, using a bag of scraps of Great Barrier Reef fabric that I was given.
Well I've now finished the front!! Yippee!!
After much shuffling around of pieces..
Stitching and unpicking...and only a few fish ended up swimming upside-down!
It may not be very symmetrical, but it's ....interesting!
And so I'm up to the quilting stage!
Now to the middle and back of the quilt!
I rummaged through my stash and found lots of bits of fleece - just enough to piece together for the right size!
Hopefully by next week I'll have a finished quilt to show!
That is if I can manage the binding....
It's looking great!ReplyDelete
All those pieces!! Quilts always amaze me, beautiful work!ReplyDelete
Thanks Mel - it's certainly a good way to use up scraps!!Delete
It's coming along, isn't it!ReplyDelete
Thanks Gwen! Yes it is, although I have to say I'm not following the quilting instructions and rules I've found very well! Kind of doing it my way...Delete
Looks fabulous, Jill!!! This quilt so reminds me of my visits to your beautiful part of the world. Love the way you've added the orange... seems to make the blue more blue. You'll finish your first quilt before I do...ReplyDelete
Thanks Pam! It's a bit of a mish mash of my scraps that matched - and nothing quite looked symmetrical - but I figure that just adds to the charm! I'm actually enjoying the process and embracing the flaws!!Delete
Looking forward to seeing how yours is coming along too!
Your work is not looking great... it looks superb and unique!
Looks fabulous...what a fun quilt!ReplyDelete
Can you tell us more about this? I'd care to find out some additional information.ReplyDelete
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