My first finished quilt of 2014 is a riot of colorful batik fabric rectangles.
Patrick requested a colorful quilt. It took me a long time to finish this quilt, and I am very satisfied with the beautiful result. It measures about 75 x 90 after washing.
I quilted this with straight lines and diagonals (the diagonal quilting lines are visible in the picture if you look carefully).
They were surprised and (I think) delighted.
A few more photos (below) taken in the sunshine in my backyard, make the quilt look more faded. In person it looks more like the above image.
|A bit of the multicolor batik backing fabric is visible in this photo.|
I'm not sure what to sew next. I have been interested in sewing clothes for myself this spring, but I have been too busy, and probably too impatient, to slowly learn how to do what I want to do. I need time to make mistakes with patterns and fabric and then try again. I have quilts I want to make, and hope to make some for my nieces before September.
Maybe I should move my sewing machine outside?!