Thursday, May 13, 2010

Another Progress Report...

SHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!! Secret project update!!!!

I'm really excited about how the top turned out for this quilt! It is approx 53" by 75".

You can see, after the twins and I discussed the issue, we decided to go with both green and blue, the green being narrow because when you look at a photo of the earth there is tons more blue than green.

As I was considering what to do about the back, I realized I could peice the back using leftovers from the project, but there were a few calculations to do first.

I cut all the binding peices, then cut out for the window treatment and set them aside. I then cut out for his pillowcase and decided to just go ahead and sew that this morning. I used this tutorial for it. It went together in about an hour! I think it came out very nicely, if I do say so myself!

Next I will do up his simple little window treatment, then I'll know for sure what I have left to piece back. As for the quilting, I was going to do a stipple, but decided to just do a stitch in the ditch with a little outline quilting in the borders. Those NASA pics are too good to have any quilting lines over them!


Melissa said...

LOVE it Lisa!!!! Everything you make is just gorgeous....meaningful, real works of art. You make me want to give quilting a try (once Ansen is here and a bit older that

Melissa :)

Lisa said...

Thanks Melissa! When I had a houseful with your age group I never had time to quilt. Now that I have a few olders to help, I can make more time for it. I don't always have as much time as I do right now, but everything else is in a lull waiting for the weather to make up its mind to be either spring or winter, so I'm finding more time to persuit my love/addiction to quilting. Thankfully, I have 7 awesome reasons to sew! LOL