Friday, April 23, 2010

quilting.

I started quilting yesterday!
Yeah!

Perle cotton. 20 wieght.
wool batting.

I'm loving it!



17 comments:

Heidi said...

oh, that looks great

Michele said...

The quilting looks awesome!

Victoria @ BUMBLE BEANS said...

gorgeous, fantastic...Wunderbar!

Tonya Ricucci said...

fantastic - love the stitches. have you found the wool to be easier to hand quilt?

KnitOneQuiltTooKristin said...

Oh, that's gorgeous! I'll have to try that technique on my next hand quilting.

wishes, true and kind said...

Oh, Beth -- Sigh -- yours is one of my very favorite projects!

beth said...

Tonya: The wool is easier too hand quilt than something like warm and natural. I think the thin polyesters and very thin cotton battings are easy also.

and thanks to everyone for the encouraging comments!

Kim said...

Oh how lovely.......
are you using a hoop?
I just love the free flowing feel of your quilting.....very inspiring!

Happy sewing

beth said...

Kim: No hoop. I just basted it pretty good.

Chris said...

Oh Boy, This looks awesome!

Quiltdivajulie said...

Oh, how I wish my hands would cooperate so I could do this kind of quilting ... your quilt is AWESOME!!! Love it ... love it... love it!!!!!

shellysquilts said...

Simply stunning! Well done!

Rosebud said...

I have to join the group of admirers for both the quilt and the quilting! Inspires me to try hand quilting, but first a quilt....

Penny Jones said...

LOVE your quilting! I'll have to try Perle Cotton!
Penny

comicbooklady said...

love that tight quilting, I've got to try wool some time too!

Quiltefia said...

Wow!! This will become beautiful!! I love the quilting!! Anne:-)

Jewel said...

That is really wonderful!