Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Stripy, Chunky, Patchwork

I really like how this little quilt turned out.  It was quick, fun and I will certainly do another one like it when I need a quick quilt.  I will be sending this quilt to the Hands to Help quilt challenge along with my yet-to-be-even-cut-out partner challenge quilt.

The top and the back are both pieced in strips and blocks.  I love how it gives it an extra dimension.
I used up all the scraps from the top and binding and tucked them in between a few fat quarters from my stash to make the back.
The whole quilt is done in a zig-zagy wave from side to side with the exception of the large strip in the middle. "Cartoon" quilting is how I think of this--I just buzz around the flowers/leaves and vaguely outline them, working my way across the strip. 

It quickly adds some interest to a large print.
Striped binding is always a favorite.

8 comments:

  1. I think this is just wonderful! I love the wave quilting - have used it myself. It just gives the quilt a nice crinkly, cuddly look to it. Fantastic.

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  2. Great quilting! I love the striped binding, too.

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  3. Cute, cute quilt! Whoop Whoop!! and congrats on getting it done. Good idea on just wiggly-wobbly lines, easy but effective.

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  4. Fun quilting job Ann!!! Love the outlined flowers and the wavy lines. I may have to snatch that idea up;)

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  5. Nice job! I love that cartoon quilting thing - it really pops out those flowers.

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  6. oh, this is nice. Love the quilting you did the cartoon strip really adds to the quilt, and the wavey lines are great too, do you use your sewing machine or a long arm for this? Nice Finish!

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  7. I love this quilt!! It looks as wonderful from the back as it does from the front. The cartoon quilting is super.

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  8. Oh, Ann, it's beautiful! I've been dying to try that "cartoon quilting" with a big back print, but haven't had the chance. Whoop whoop!!

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