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Project

My First Quilt

Project Description

What are you most proud of? I am most proud that I finally decided on two teachers and just went for it. I thought why not. Both teachers were easy to understand and my husband loved that I made it just for him. He really loves the reverse quilt which is batik and black. Will post soon. I am trying my hand at machine embroidery and haven't used the machine in that capacity since 2006. I waited my whole lifetime for this event of making my first quilt. I have sewn since I was 14 and their were only a few modifications such as the quarter inch seam allowance and pressing to one side. What advice would you give someone starting this project? Just go for it. It is only fabric. Stay organized and set your seams and press before the project and during. Don't be sloppy. Be proud of what you are creating. It is the journey and the creativity that is important.

What you will need

  • I used up all my Hawaiian stash which was 100 % cotton.

Q&A with Crystalsmom

Caroline asked:
Great job for your first quilt! Good job! :)
Crystalsmom answered:
I was very pleased with the amount of time it took to create. You jsut have to stay organized and set seams and be accurate.
klh asked:
just awesome!
Crystalsmom answered:
Well Thank You and how sweet are you?
Kitts asked:
Beautiful! Your sashing really looks sharp!
Crystalsmom answered:
I loved when the lightbulb came on during the instruction process. Thanks for your kind words.
MN quilter asked:
Your quilt is so beautiful. I've always stayed away from the pointy quilt patterns. Looking forward to trying one.
Crystalsmom answered:
Check out her class. You will be amzed at just how EASY it is. This was my first quilt. If I can do it so can you.

Skill Level

Beginner