She asked me ages ago for a Lavender and Lemon quilt and it took me a while to find materials that complimented each other. Finally I've put together a braid pattern in a perfect size for her to sit and read, watch tv and knit.
I'm still not great at the quilting process so I did a simple chevron pattern on every second line and I think it came up okay. Of course mum thinks its fabulous (as mums do......which is lovely)
I did a free motion pattern on the edges using a stencil, I traced the pattern then dropped the feed dogs and off I went. Not too bad for a first attempt on a quilt (you have to take the plunge sometime)
|Edge Free Motion|
Silly me, I cut the backing fabric the wrong way and had to improvise. It was too narrow and I had scraps of lemon and lavender left over so I simply put together a strip and inserted into the backing. What a great idea..... I had seen it on other quilts and I must say, it adds to the overall quilt.
|No-one would know it was a mistake!!|
I hope she gets plenty of pleasure from it, all I have to do is add a label saying
With Love for Mother Day....2015