Going Green by Darlene Zimmerman »
InstructionsThis quilt was in the February 2011 issue of American Patchwork and Quilting. I made my quilt 80 X 80.
Type of item: Functional
Style: Traditional, Classic, Retro / Vintage, Casual, Romantic, Mod
Fabric- Fandango by Kate Spain and HennaGarden Batting, thread, floss
What was your inspiration?
I wanted to do a quilt with applique petals and this one called out to me!
What are you most proud of?
This was my first attempt at hand quilting (I couldn't get the quilting right in my sewing machine). I love the leaf design around the border!
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
My hand quilting was far from perfect so I used a "busy" print for the backing. I also tried various options for holding my quilt when quilting it and found I was most comfortable just holding it in my lap with no hoops.