Custom Longarm Machine Quilting

Monday, January 23, 2012

Spring Quilt Along FINALLY finished

Last April I joined a Quilt Along for the Verna quilt and bag pattern by Kate Spain over on Above All Fabric.  Well, I made the quilt top pretty quickly but didn't finished the bag until September of last year.  The quilt top has been sitting at the shop waiting to be quilted for months.

Last week I finally got some time to quilt for myself.  I've been on maternity leave, waiting to be medically cleared to go back to "work" and I finally got the clearance on Thursday.  Saturday I came into work and quilted a bunch of things for my new baby (her single baby quilt was getting very used and she needed some more to alternate with it), and this quilt was one of them.

I used a not-quite white colored thread (So Fine! Snow) and quilted flowers in the outer border, leaves in the sashing, and giant daisies in the blocks.  It turned out so great, I couldn't have been happier with it.  It didn't take very long to bind, either, only about an hour or so.  It's since been washed, dried, and is currently in use under baby girl today.  :)