Wednesday, 25 April 2012

More finishes

I am really on a roll here with finishes, as I am determined to get my UFOs out of the drawer.  Here is my challenge group scrappy quilt all done.  It's a design by Rebecca Collins, where you start with a dark and a light triangle, and by joining them, end up with one big half sqare triangle and five small ones.  These can be made into blocks in many different ways.  This one is a pinwheel designed by Rachel.  Look here for her design and lots more devised by the clever students at my class.


I must say I like the half square triangle border, which mainly were leftovers from other projects and came from my scrap box.  This is the backing, which I bought from a sales table.  It's a love or hate fabric.  I think it's funky faces: other people think it's decapitated heads!

And here is my nearly finish for April's challenge from Patchwork Times.  The quilt as you go borders worked well, but for the last two I used Liz's suggestion of butting the border wadding up to the main top and zigzagging it, to hold the parts together.  I think I would do that again, as it was easy and made it secure. 

All I have to do is hand stitch the binding, and it'll be done!  What shall I finish next?


Liz said...

Lovely finishes Lynda I have my flutterwheels top in the queue for quilting.

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Sew Create It - Jane said...

Love the flutterwheel quilt..very pretty and the borders really frame it perfectly.