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Lisa's quilt - Finished!

Project Description

What are you most proud of? I got this quilted with time to spare before Christmas! I must say that all my FMQ classes contributed to me having the confidence to quilt this one, but Kimmy's Star pattern remains a firm favourite of mine! I have used it in every second block as well as in the entire border altho I have chosen to keep the quilting light and so the star pattern doesn't show up well in the border part. I didn't want it too dense as I felt the cat fabric was the star of the border. I still love it tho! I also used an ordinary foot rather than FMQ'd the border so I didn't have to draw all the lines in to keep them straight... hey it's all done on my DSM so I'm allowed to right? I waited for the quilt Police to tap me on the shoulder but they never did LOL! What advice would you give someone starting this project? If I can, you can! By breaking it down and working on smaller sections I was able to manage this on my DSM... with the help of an extra table in front on my sewing machine table and another smaller table to the side of me! NOTE: Quilt label still to be done, but it's coming :-)

What you will need

  • Sew Catty fabrics and batiks. Isacord
  • Superior Threads Rainbow & Bottom Line. Wool batting and Micro Fleece for the backing. Quick Curve Ruler by Sew Kind of Wonderful and Urban Nine Patch pattern.

Q&A with Pam NZ

Anna Csurke asked:
Pam, your quilt is amazing. I love this pattern, the colours, and your quilting also beautiful on it. Just I love your quilt!
Pam NZ answered:
Thank you Anna!
K Lee 2Strings asked:
From fabric choices to quilting details it's absolutely stunning! Lucky Lisa! She will be thrilled.
Pam NZ answered:
Gosh thank you! I can't wait for Christmas morning to see her face.... she still has no idea about it LOL.
desna asked:
Whoop whoop you have finished! Yeah and with time to spare! Pam, this is a beautiful quilt and I have been waiting for this with anticipation and you did not disappoint... as if! I am busy myself making Christmas presents for my family and new additions :)
Pam NZ answered:
Thanks heaps Desna! Must pop over to see what you've been up to... ?
Caraline2 asked:
pretty neat, love the colours
Pam NZ answered:
Why thank you Caraline!
Kimmy Brunner asked:
I LOVE what you did with this quilt! The fabrics, the piecing, the quilting, everything. It's a great total package! The way you used the stars in the nine patch blocks is genius: it accents the shape of those blocks perfectly. Bravo to you!
Pam NZ answered:
Thanks heaps Kimmy! You have taught me so much!

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