Donation Quilt Finished

My annual Children’s Hospital donation quilt is complete.

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THIS TUTORIAL was a good starting point.  I added more to make it a nice throw size.

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This was, I think, my third attempt at freemotion quilting.  Some parts of it are better than others, but one must start somewhere.

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The front and the back go together well and the back gave inspiration for the quilting motifs.

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It will be part of the Festival of Trees fundraiser during the holidays.

14 thoughts on “Donation Quilt Finished

  1. This turned out fabulous! I love the idea of all the bright colors, and being able to use up scraps of solids. And you are braver than me, I have yet to try my free motion quilting, I started to on a charity quilt this past weekend and chickened out – I will get there!

  2. Well done! And I like the quilting design you chose. I haven’t done much FMQ — still seem to fall back on using my walking foot. I need to practice on a much more regular basis!

  3. Thank you for sharing where you got the pattern. Love the diamonds in the border. What a fun quilt. Your quilting looks good and will only get better with practice.

  4. It’s a wonderful pattern and colors. The quilting seems well done to me. No one is going to notice a bobble here and there, if there are any. Bless your generosity! Good to be finished way ahead of time. =)

  5. I thought this was stunning unfinished a few days ago! But when you added that backing and the quilting, it became quilter eye candy, big time! I love this and it is even more stunning than before! Bucket list add!

  6. I may have said before that I like this one; if not, I’ll say it now. (And a repeat never hurt anyone. LOL) Quilting looks good in the photo. I agree, though. Most recipients do not demand perfection.

  7. you get in the zone eventually… with free motion… I really love the second day when I am on my domestic.. and I treat it like a glorious doodle… thanks for your posts. I have learned a lot just reading your blogs… I live in Maine, and in-between quilting I garden. We are having the coldest oddest weather. Got up to 47 degrees in mid June.

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