Bow Ties Quilt

This one is another finish of a long arm practice quilt.  I made this top a long time ago from leftover fabrics from a cute baby quilt I made for a friend.  I thought this top was fine, but was really never motivated to finish it.

I’m trying to practice a number of different things each time I do a quilt on the long arm, so this time I chose to practice stitching in the ditch, dot-to-dot quilting, and using loops as a filler.  I used Isacord Poly thread (#151), which is a grey, Warm and Natural batting, and muslin as the backing.

This was another machine binding practice piece, and I think it came out reasonably well.  I’m still pretty inconsistent in getting the stitching consist on the back – either on the binding of just off the edge, but I’m still pretty happy with it (and happy the whole binding process only took me about 40 minutes!).

I plan on donating this one to our local Project Linus.

This quilt was on my Q1’17 FAL list, so I’ll be linking it up when the time comes.

1 thought on “Bow Ties Quilt”
  1. Great finish and great way to practice! Well done on donating it to project linus! Thank you for participating in the FAL, on behalf of the 2017 global FAL hosts.

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