Quilt in the Making
Logan's quilt

Quilt completed !

Date: 05 March 2015

Quilting is completed and edges trimmed. A double-fold binding is stitched to the front of the quilt ready for turning to the back.Slip stitch the binding in place.

Date: 02 March 2015

Quilt in-the-ditch both sides of the sashing and the inner borders. Quilt in-the-ditch round the picture square and free-motion a large stipple over the squares. Free-motion quilt a cable in the outer border.

Date: 27 February 2015

The quilt top has been pressed prior to layering. The backing is stretched taut over the table and secured with masking tape. Wadding is placed on top of the backing followed by the quilt top. The three layers are secured with curved quilting pins.

Date: 26 February 2015

Cut 5 inch borders. Attach to the sides and then top and bottom.

Date: 25 February 2015

Make three vertical rows of three blocks.

Cut six sashing and borders strips 1¼ inch x 40inches.Add vertical sashing, followed by side borders and top and bottom borders.

Date: 23 February 2015

1¼ inch bright blue sashing strips are stitched to the bottom edge of six blocks.

Date: 21 February 2015

Press all seams towards centre square.

Date: 19 February 2015

Stitch the lilac strips to the left-hand side of the theme square , and the green strips to the right-hand side to make the block.

Date: 18 February 2015

Press all seams towards the centre square.

Date: 17 February 2015

Stitch the lilac 2½ x 8½ strip to the top of the theme square , and the green to the bottom.

Date: 16 February 2015

All 18 strips now completed.

Date: 16 February 2015

Another nine to do .....

Date: 14 February 2015

Stitch the green and lilac half square triangles together. Then stitch them to the 2½ x 10½ inch strips.

Date: 14 February 2015

Cut :

Theme fabric - 9 squares 8½ x  8½ inches

Lilac and green fabrics - 9 strips 2½ x 10½ inches

                                   - 9 strips 2½ x 8½ inches

                                   - 9 squares 2and 7/8 x 2and7/8inches

Make 18 half squares triangles from  the lilac and green squares


Date: 13 February 2015

The fabrics have been selected and now must be washed and pressed  ready for cutting out.

Date: 12 February 2015

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