Two quilt shows on the same weekend.
Is that great or what!
Plus, it's my Saturday Sew Day with the guild.
I'm in quilter's heaven.
I want to show you my entry for the Rockford IL show.
Redwork Vintage Baskets
The pattern is called Aunt Bea's Parlor
designed by Judy Reynolds for
Black Cat Creations
I love the nostalgic embroidery basket designs.
It took me most of the winter to
hand stitch the 20 blocks.
Of course, I used a different setting
than the pattern called for.
And I scalloped the edges.
The scallop edge really gives
the quilt a quaint feel.
And quilted feathers complete
Have you ever scalloped the edges of a quilt?
It's not as hard as you think.
A little math and
The binding must be cut on the bias,
(not straight edge).
Here are easy to understand
visual directions for
bias binding I've ever-ever found.
Print the pdf file for reference.
File it away.
One day you'll thank me.
OOO, I want to leave you with this darling
new quilt pattern and line of fabrics
from Lori Holt of Bee in My Bonnet.
The pattern is called
Photos taken from her site.
Take a peak.
Don't ya just love the rick rack border
and scrappy binding!
Can you tell what I'm going to be
on the look out for in those vendors booths?