Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Basted and ready to Quilt

Ta da!  My 100 day project - hand piecing 100 drunkard's path blocks - is assembled and ready for quilting!

I am really happy with my final layout.  I ended up carefully trimming each block to 4 1/4'' to get everything to square up properly.

I love the braid like design that twisting my blocks this way forms.  And I'm enjoyed the color placement quite a bit.

Since I'll be hand quilting this (using 12 wt thread) I decide to thread baste.  I never did this before so first I did a basic pin baste and then made a grid with my thread basting.

This is what it looks like from the back.   I've had this piece of fabric in my stash for a long time and decided to use it for this quilt.  I didn't want to piece the back nor spend money to get something that might 'match' better!

Ready to go!  I've got a road trip coming up and a family visit so I am looking forward to making progress soon.

Have a wonderful day! Patty


  1. Hi Patty! I just LOVE how this turned out. You have inspired me to make a similar version of my own. I can't wait to get started on it. ~smile~ Roseanne

  2. What a stunning quilt top! The color placement is divine!

  3. So pretty! Can't wait to see what form the hand quilting takes.

  4. Very colorful! Congrats on the finished flimsy. Enjoy the quilting time.

  5. If I am not mistaken you switched a few of the blocks, right? I love the layout as it is now :) Have fun on your trip and with family and enjoy the quilting! xo

  6. Wow, this is beautiful! I love the layout of blocks you chose!


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