Thursday, November 20, 2014
Just four days ago....
I loaded this quilt onto the long arm so that when I was ready to go, all I needed to do was quilt.
Today was the day.
I free motioned an echoed loop over the whole panel/borders.
I think the quilting brought an ordinary panel to life.
The best part was finding out how easy it was to work with minky. That's what I used for the back of this quilt...a soft, yellow minky.
Oh! What better to use for the back of a baby quilt. It is so luscious.
I have another minky backed baby panel planned, but can't put it on the long arm just yet. I am waiting for my customer to drop off the backing to her king-sized t-shirt quilt. I am hoping she brings over minky as it was really easy to work with. Don't know why I waited so long to give it a try. (Well, actually, I do know. The fuzz I thought would drive me crazy)
I have the bindings made for my Quilts of Valor quilt and this panel quilt (need to get them on) and even have the binding ready for the T-shirt quilt. ''
So, I guess I will leave the long arm free for the customer and get into my sewing room to get a couple bindings on.
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