Monday, May 28, 2012

Done, diddy done, done!!!

I finished it.  Misty’s quilt is all done.  I wasn’t able to bind in brown as there was a huge chunk taken off the end of the piece I had chosen.  I did have a green which wasn’t too bad with it, so its all gone from the stash now.
I just did simple quilting in the middle of the quilt…….I kept telling myself this is only for the cat…………..didn’t quite work.
Misty's quilt  This is the front……..not bad for a cat……………….all cats should be treated so very well.
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The back is off centre which is what I was trying to accomplish.  It all worked out  accidently.  I did like the way the straight stitching gives a wider look to the insert in the back.You will have to enlarge the photo to see it. 
photos 005   This is a good size piece to try out new things.  What can you loose on a small little quilt like this?  For me, nothing, as the cat isn’t going to say a word to me.  You never bite the hand that feeds you………….I keep telling her that.
Of course her name is engraved on the border

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She finally tucked herself under it on last Tuesday to have her afternoon nap.  I think she likes it.
photos 004  Now onto other things……..

I was working on the BOM quilt on the week-end and decided to get my border fabric while it was still in stock.  For once I'm thinking ahead.  I have the yardage printed out from EQ, but its all in yards, which is a good thing if you don't live in Canada.

I knew somewhere in my quilt books there was a chart.  I'm going to share with all of you because as I said in the printout, I'm fine with 1 yard but anything else...............................

I'm going to put this over on the "How to" page so its available should you happen to loose your copy.

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