Friday, August 7, 2015

Not Always Black and White~ Finish

 I would have had this one done sooner but when I took it to baste with friends I forgot the back.  Just a slight problem when trying to baste a quilt.  Grrr!  A week later I was wiser and made sure I had all the pieces.  That basting session went much more smoothly.

I was going to just do straight line quilting but then saw a quilt that was quilted with wood grain quilting.  I really liked it, so I gave it a go after watching this tutorial.  I enjoyed the process and the effect on my quilt.  I will definitely being doing it again.
I finished the quilting last night and got the binding sewn on one way.  I chose a solid black binding.  I felt it framed things nicely. This morning I got up and finished it up using this method.

Had to hurry.  A storm is coming and I wanted to get pictures before it hit.  I even thought about taking the picture with the binding just glued in place.  But it looked like I had time to sew it down.  I would have been really mad at myself if I was wrong and the storm hit without pictures.  So lucky me the storm held and here is a finished 'Not Always Black and White.

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10 comments:

  1. This is a great quilt! I have done the woodgrain quilting, but on a smaller scale; yours looks larger, so will keep that in mind as another all-over meander idea.

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  2. Love the colors in this one Emily! And the quilting works perfectly.

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  3. Congratulations on your finished quilt. Wonderful work.
    Greetings,
    Sylvia

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  4. Very cool quilting! Thanks for the link, I think it goes well with your pattern and fabrics. Love those bits of color in with the black and white!

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  5. Love that woodgrain stitching! Perfect for your quilt!

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  6. Very nice! I have been looking for a black, white, cream low volume quilt to make for a friend. This one is very pretty!

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  7. A friend gifted me Christina's Craftsy class and it's wonderful. This is a great looking quilt.

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  8. I LOVE it. It really is wonderful and the quilting looks terrific. I've been wanting to try that design. Glad to read that you enjoyed it enough to do it again.

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  9. EXcellent video! Thank you for sharing!!!

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  10. I love the quilt and the wood grain quilting is something I will definitely try!

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