Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Whirlwind Quilt

Somehow between finishing the Double Hourglass quilt and now, I made another entire twin sized quilt.

Seriously.


Because it went so fast, I didn't even take any in progress pictures. What a terrible blogger I am!

The blocks are made from 6 jelly roll strips sewn together and then the strip sets were cross cut into 12.5 inch squares. 48 jelly roll strips end up making 24 blocks!


The inner border is 3 inches finished and the outer border is 4.5 inches finished.

The quilting is based on a pattern that I saw someone use that I can't remember now, but it is similar to this pattern.


The machine quilting went really fast! I am getting much better at controlling the scale of my machine quilting.


I used the backing fabric to bind the quilt -- it is a very cute print of pink flowers on a turquoise fabric!

Stats:
Size: 66 by 88 inches
Pattern: 6 strip Rail Fence + borders
Quilting: Chrysanthemum Scallop
Binding: Machine bound with same fabric as backing.

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5 comments:

  1. Beautiful quilt and isn't it fun to make something that fast! Thanks for sharing! Freemotion by the River Linky Party Tuesday

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  2. That's so perfect for spring! Sometimes I like working on more extended quilt projects, but there is something so satisfying in just reeling off an entire quilt sometimes!

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  3. It is so cute! The colors are really springlike!

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  4. Gosh Alison, that was pretty speedy, and it is a gorgeous quilt. The double hourglass is a wonderful quilt too.

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