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Lovely Floral Quilt : A Finished Quilt


A proud moment for me, I finished all of the projects on my proposed Q2 for the 2016 Finish-a-Long!!!

I love how this little quilt turned out for my youngest daughter. I used a couple of charm parks of the Regent Street Lawns from Moda and some chambray fabric for the background and this is such a snuggly quilt.


At 44 inches square this is the perfect size for my 15 month old daughter to use on her bed. Plus it will be a great quilt to snuggle with when she graduates to a twin size bed instead of the little toddler bed.


For the quilting I did a serpentine stitch on my machine, evenly spacing them out. Then added in a highlight cross hatch section. And I love how it turned out. Some of my favorite quilting motifs can be done with a walking foot and I love that. Not that I don't enjoy free motion quilting, but there is something about a simple or fairly simple quilting design.


I backed her quilt with a bright and cheerful yellow cuddle fabric, which showcases the quilting just beautifully. As this is my second quilt I've done with cuddle fabric, I learned from my previous experience and spray basted this quilt and did a few pins just for good measure. And boy what a difference that made! I had not puckering or pulling, this was actually a dream to quilt. To the point where I know I will be doing more cuddle backed quilts in my future.

Quilt Stats
Pattern: Wiggling block from Modern One Block Quilts
Dimensions: 44 inches x 44 inches
Quilting: Serpentine stitch
Fabric: Regent Street Lawns by Moda, denim chambray, Cuddle fabric in yellow, and RJR premium solids.

Happy Sewing!
Linking up with Amanda at Crazy Mom Quilts for Finish it Up Friday

Comments

  1. Ooh I haven't tried cuddle fabric - glad you have mastered it in this beautiful quilt! I am sure it will be enjoyed. Thank you for joining us in 2016 FAL from your hosts!

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  2. I love how your serpentine stitch quilting came out! At first glance, I thought it was an E2E longarm quilting pattern. It looks great with all the different prints in this quilt. Congrats on a lovely finished quilt!

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  3. Oh that's so pretty! And yay for finishing your quarter challenges!

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  4. This is a fabulous little quilt! Thank you for sharing your cuddle fabric trick...I hate using it because it stretches and moves. I may give it another go using spray baste. That happy yellow is well worth the extra work, though. It's a beautiful quilt!

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    1. After my last quilt with cuddle that puckered in a few places, I decided to try spray basting with a few pins and that made all the difference! I highly recommend spray basting when quilting with cuddle.

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