This is a cute one…………….

A client’s quilt destined for a granddaughter. A “pinwheel” of sort with a seersucker fabric for the backing. It is a very light weight wrap. The size is 63”x 68”. The batting used is 100% cotton called “Sew Perfect” by Fairfield for Hancock Fabrics & Crafts. It turned out to be a very fragile batting…..quite thin and wispy. I quilted it using a copper colored thread by Rheingold, a 40 wt poly, and Superior’s So Fine, 50 wt poly, in the bobbin (in white). The photos tell the story……………………………

Aaron's quilt 001

Aaron's quilt 003

Aaron's quilt 004

Such a simple stitching pattern but one that gives the needed movement, feel and texture to a sweet piecing.

Now, I’m off to see what other quilty mischief I can engage in! Stay tuned……………………………………………..

About treadlemusic

A quilter who rides motorcycle, living on a small hobby farm in southeastern Minnesota. Grandmother and Great Grandmother.
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16 Responses to This is a cute one…………….

  1. Jackie says:

    Love this one, especially the colors and stitching design… you are so so talented!

  2. LB says:

    I really like the pinwheel pattern on the white fabric. So simple and pretty

  3. witchylin says:

    i like the circles they do give the pinwheels movement. It would be a fun design to do.

  4. Debbierose says:

    interesting pattern – always good to see a new variation on a traditional

  5. Wonderful circles. Is that just practice, or do you mark any type of pattern to follow?

    • treadlemusic says:

      No marking….it’s really quite a flexible pattern to stitch, as the circles can vary in size/position depending on the area to be filled. Extra “echo” stitches are added if I need to make the next swirl circle in another area. This type of stitching is quite relaxing after I get into the “rhythm” of the pattern. Thanks for your wonderful comments and questions!! Hugs…………

  6. Goodness girl, you’re always getting into mischief, aren’t you? But the good sort. Another quilt that makes me (visually) happy in this long and dreary winter.

  7. Michele says:

    It turned out really fabulous. Nicely done.

  8. Beth Ann says:

    I love the pattern you gave it! It may be simple but it is lovely and impressive. Love, love, love!!!

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