Joyfully sharing my quilting journey and other bits and pieces that make up daily life.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Celtic Solstice is Finished!
I finished sewing on the last bit of binding this morning and I am very happy! This quilt turned out really great. It was the latest Bonnie Hunter mystery quilt and it was a lot of fun to participate in. Bonnie has so many great patterns and this one is no exception. I really love the colour scheme and I really like the overall design but I sure wish it was a rectangle instead of a square. I know that once the mystery was revealed I could have made more blocks but, honestly, I am a quilter that really likes doing the cutting and prepping all at once and it is really hard for me to go back to make more block pieces. Unfortunately, the pattern is no longer available for free from Bonnie Hunter's website but it will eventually make an appearance in one of her books.
This quilt finished at approx 75" x 75" and is quilted with a dark blue thread. I quilted it with a fairly dense panto design and and it really does have great texture and I like it! I love the backing fabric and I used some of the leftovers to make the binding.
This quilt will find a home right here in my son Eric's bedroom. He has a green futon in his room and I think they are perfect for each other. Hurray...a quilt I made is staying home....for now!