Friday, March 14, 2014

Quilts Beyond Borders 6 & 7

The month of January turned out to be very busy with my job so not much quilting time was available, not even on weekends. I made up for it last month sewing up two more quilt tops for Quilts Beyond Borders and then quilting them on my trips home. I finished up the binding this week. Hard to believe I have completed seven quilts for QBB now!

As I have said in prior QBB posts, I love the practice on my longarm machine I get, but I am finding I enjoy the creative side to coming up with new patterns. I use my EQ7 software to do this. Who wants to make the same quilt over and over again? Not me!

For this quilt I cut 3" strips and sewed them "jelly roll race" style. It went together quickly. I am not thrilled by the lack of randomness I was hoping for but I know some child will enjoy the bright colors.

1 comment:

  1. Hi Sally, that top quilt is so much fun and the fabric that you used on the back is perfect.
    Sew Pretty :)
    How are things in your neck of the woods? Do you still have snow?
    Your blogging sister, Connie :)


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