Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Verna's quilt...

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I've been down and out this past week with a bad cold, so not a lot of sewing going on.  However, I did find a few moments here and there to finish quilting a quilt for a friend.  This is another of the mystery quilts our bee did last year.  Once they're all done, we're going to donate them to soldiers.  Since my friend Verna is moving, I offered to quilt her top for her.

Another Hatch and Windows Mystery Quilt
Verna made hers in traditional red, white and blue and it turned out just beautiful!  I'm sure whoever ends up with it will be pleased with both the fabrics and the workmanship that went into it.

I used a new pantograph to quilt it from the book Quilting Dot to Dot by Cheryl Barnes.  The pattern doesn't have a name, but it's on page 87.  (I've actually gotten a lot of really good pantographs from this book!)

Quilt pantograph I used
This was a pretty easy (and quick) pantograph to stitch up.  I like it so much, I'm going to use it on my next quilt as well!  Here's a closeup of the quilting on the back of the quilt...

Back of Verna's Quilt
The stats for this quilt are:
  • Size: 59.5" x 71"
  • Fabrics: N/A - Verna made the quilt top.
  • Batting: Warm & White
  • Thread: Superior Threads So Fine 50/3 #451
  • Pattern: Mystery 26 (Hatch and Windows) from the Yahoo Group Mystery Quilts 4 Military
  • Quilting: p.87 Quilting Dot to Dot by Cheryl Barnes
  • Completed: January 2013
  • Recipient: QOV

Now hopefully this cold will let up and I can move on to funner things!

A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity. 
Proverbs 17:17 (NIV)


  1. very pretty! (and I still love your dresden-like border!)

  2. I hope you start feeling better soon!

  3. Verna does do some beautiful quilting. I will miss getting to see her projects!