“Nancy” Quilt Finished!

24 02 2015

I’m happy to report that my “Nancy” lap quilt is finished!  You can read about the inspiration for this quilt and my method for making the blocks here. Incidentally, Lynn Harris, who designed “Nancy,” has written “Every Last Piece;” it will be available from amazon.com in mid-May.

DSCN7050

I used a lime green thread to quilt an all over design that resembles the lines on a contour map. This thread choice was good in that it blends well with all the fabrics, BUT since I was quilting in the evening, it was very hard to tell where I had already quilted. It blended almost too well. However, I cannot think of a thread color I would prefer for “Nancy.”

DSCN7049

I really like this design which utilized many scrappy strings, and I will probably make another very similar. Now begins the hunt for a lime green fabric. Or perhaps I could use a different color for the large triangles. What color would you advise?

Advertisements

Actions

Information

2 responses

24 02 2015
Mary Ed Williams

Hi, Aby,
I absolutely LOVE this quilt and your technique for making it! Please bring it in March. I’m thinking a medium to dark blue would be perfect for a QOV quilt and I hope I can get one started.

24 02 2015
Deborah DeBerry

Yellow or cheddar

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s




%d bloggers like this: