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Project

Candy Squares

Project Description

What are you most proud of? To have completed the project fairly fast. I had the top assembled three days after the start of the project which is very fast for me. The quilting part is still the challenging one. Also, I will give this quilt to my (adult) daughter, to cuddle on her couch in the evening. Her couch is black, and this should be lovely with her modern-looking furniture. What advice would you give someone starting this project? To pay attention when cutting and assembling the top, especially when chain piecing. Organizing your work area before each step will help you avoid mistakes and frustration. When quilting, relax! Use all the gadgets that you have at your disposal (rulers, etc.) to space lines if it will make it easier on you. But allow some mistakes, especially when quilting on a small machine. However, I would also concentrate on stitching in the same direction and complete first one side before starting on the other one if selecting the cross-hatch pattern. But most of all, enjoy yourself!!!!

What you will need

  • Cotton fabric from Craftsy kit for Candy Squares workshop. White cotton thread for assembling and quilting.

Q&A with yvaine

Marie Genereux asked:
Fantastic quilt! It will look great on a black couch!
yvaine answered:
Thank you! Hope to see yours soon. :-)
NiceThreads asked:
Really pretty, bright & cheerful!
yvaine answered:
Thank you. It was fun to make.
Breezed asked:
I love your backing choice! Too cute, great job.
yvaine answered:
Thank you! I was at first looking for dogs, because my daughter loves dogs, but could not find any. Settled on cats...