I have been a little quiet in the past week, but it was for the best, as I made huge amount of progress this week.
I have finally started quilting the Neighbourhood quilt. YAY!! I am still deciding on thread.
I am straight line quilting in angled sections, marking the sections with washi tape (painters tape would also work).
First off, I am using the Aurifil yellow variegated thread to see what it looks like and then I will decide if I use the other colors as well.
Projects and Progress
|Project||Target Date||Current Status|
|Bjorn the Bear||20SEP2014|
|Sew Mama Sew Project||29SEP2014|
|Phased Circles Quilt||OCT2014||
|Jungle Ave Tapa||OCT2014||
|Cherie Quilt||OCT2014||TOP, BACK, BASTE, QUILT, BIND|
I finished two quilt tops…here’s a sneak peek which is all I can show you.
Linking up with Lee over at Freshly Pieced for WiP Wednesday.
Really like your quilting plan! Can’t wait to see this one finished! I need to remember the tape. . . I have been drawing straight lines for days. . . seems like weeks! 🙂
Looking really good so far! I can’t wait to see all of your finished quilt tops revealed! Congrats on the progress you’ve made this week, you deserve to celebrate! Woot! Woot!
I like the yellow and bright pink threads best; the other two are such pale shades that they won’t register so well, and will look white against the stronger colours. Like what you’re doing with the quilting a lot! I’ve been on a hand quilting kick for a while now – it may be time to revisit machine quilting – once I unpack, of course!
Hurray! It is so hard to say about those threads, I think any of them would look good. I like your idea of using different ones in different areas!
How do you do it? Tell me your secret of productivity!
Grat quilt and I love your plan for quilting in in angled sections. I’m thinking that no matter what you decided abou threads – using just one or using different ones in each section – it’s going to look fab when it’s quilted up.
Ooooh those deadlines are coming…but you are doing so well! Go Michelle!
Great thread choice, the quilting is very nice. I really like the pattern with all the bright colors. Barbora
Oh, I really like the quilting plan – using the tape is a clever idea to avoid marking, and I love the angles you’re creating.
In the photos, you barely see the variegation of the thread – does it stand out more in person or just generally blend pretty well?
It’s looking great! I love those sharp angles in the quilting!
I look forward to seeing more of your quilting, it is lovely!! xx
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