Wednesday, May 11, 2016

We've got commas!!

Words are in my not so humble opinion

The top half of my daughter's dorm quilt is now all assembled!

This quilt will measure 70'' by 100'' when complete and will be the largest quilt I will attempt - and hopefully successfully complete - to quilt on my home machine.

Early on, I had tried paper piecing the commas but had not been happy with the results.  These are appliqued on and I think they fit the font of the letters quite nicely.

Each of the four corners will look like the photo below.  I used this tool to calculate the measurements for the square in a square setting triangles.

flying geese block

The side borders and bottom border are all completed and sewn together.  I need to trim the rows and then onto the final quilt top assembly.

You can read more about the process of this quilt here and  here

I've one geese (goose?) left over that I will use for the quilt label.

My daughter wants the backing fabric to be soft - perhaps flannel.  I am also going to look into brushed cotton.

Linking with Blossom Heart QuiltsFreemotion by the River.  QuiltfabricationQuilt Storyand Sew Fresh Quilts .

And congratulations to Caroline for winning the embroidery kit from Snuggly Monkey.  I sent you an email asking for your address.


Have a wonderful day! Patty


  1. Very nice.....I made a huge flag quilt for my sons dorm ...grrrrr someone stole it...made me so maddd a lot of time and money into it.....He never got it back ....collage pranks and competitions

  2. This is looking great. Your appliqued comma works really well.

  3. wow this is really coming along nicely
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  4. Looking great! You are getting a great aged parchment look going.

  5. What a neat quilt, your daughter will love it!

  6. They look great! It's coming along nicely


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