InstructionsI pinned the panel to the woolen blanket, and then satin stitched around absolutely everything to disguise the fact that its just a panel rather than each piece being appliqued on.
Then I pinned the backing fabric and heavily stippled the sky, pebbled the waves and just quilted lots and lots of lines on the sea and sky. I also stitched around the animals and clouds again to help them really ...
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Type of item: Functional
Style: Cute, Classic
Noah's Ark Panel, wool batting, backing fabric, quilters cottons, lots and lots of thread!
What was your inspiration?
Previously I quilted up a growth chart for this beautiful baby boy's baby shower. For his birth I wanted to have a matching quilt ready. I had thought it would be a reasonably quick project, but I've quilted it so heavily it actually took ages, so I was a week late. But it's a good excuse to go visit him and mum at home :)
What are you most proud of?
I gave pebbling a go for the first time and it turned out okay.
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
If you do too much satin stitching close together it can cause the material to become lumpy and its difficult to get it to flatten out.