Saturday report: A Friday finish…………

The binding is on and a small label is attached. Martha Washington Star quilt is officially a UFO no longer! It’s especially nice that my stash didn’t increase much with leftovers from this kit and I used all but 25” of the binding I had prepped (that fabric is totally gone!)………IMG_1397 It was cut 1.25” and, yes, it was not the normal double binding. I did a bit more stitching in the daisy flowers but decided to leave the stars and pinwheels alone…………………… IMG_1393 IMG_1399 The outer border stitching is a ‘take’ on the daisy theme….my sample…….. IMG_1396 and the “real thing” (very difficult to see the actual stitching)…top & backing…….. IMG_1405IMG_1403. And the final ‘finish’………………………….IMG_1401 The final dimensions are 63”x 65”. This was a Connecting Threads kit of years ago.

Thread: (top) Glide, 40wt; (bobbin) Connecting Threads Essential Pro poly, 70wt. Batting: Hobbs Heirloom, cotton/poly (single layer).

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About treadlemusic

A quilter who rides motorcycle, living on a small hobby farm in southeastern Minnesota. Grandmother and Great Grandmother.
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11 Responses to Saturday report: A Friday finish…………

  1. Janice says:

    I know how WONDERFUL it makes me feel to finish something so I am celebrating with you on your beautiful finish. Way to go!! The quilting is perfect.

  2. I love the fabrics in this quilt. It is so pretty and soothing to the eye. And I absolutely love the quilting. Congratulations on the finish. I know how pleased I am when i finish up and old quilt project.

    • treadlemusic says:

      Oh yes! The satisfaction is quite different than a project started & finished in a timely fashion. I hope to keep going with this. There are so many kits/fabric languishing!!!!

  3. kathyreeves says:

    It turned out just beautiful, and the quilting is just right, I think!

  4. Great finish! Especially love your quilting.

  5. What a pretty finish! Perfect for this weekend and for the summer days!

    • treadlemusic says:

      I wasn’t sure how this would come out but I really like it……and the applique was a pleasant process (hadn’t done it in quite a while!). Thanks so much for stopping by!

  6. Patricia Dauphinee says:

    Love it.

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