Monday, 26 September 2016

A week of finishes - Day 3 :: Children made Project Linus quilt

This wonderfully colourful quilt was made by Home Educated children at a local group.  4 children took part in making this and really enjoyed the chance to use a sewing machine.



It was a simple case of quilting and binding for me ....


I decided to try out a star pantograph.  You may recall that I am very new to pantographs, my first attempt can be seen here, and I am still not quite sure  what I think of them or my skill in using them!


Whilst I was doing it I thought I didn't like the way it looked but once it was off the frame and on the wall I thought it looked OK!

This is my 4th finish from my 2016 Finish Along Quarter 3 list (Number 17 on the list)

8 comments:

  1. I have not tried pantographs myself, but I think the stars and loops are sweet on this quilt.

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  2. They did a great job matching their points. I think that panto works great on this piece.

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  3. The children did so well with making this quilt. I think your quilting looks great Abigail. Pantographs can be tricky to quilt but I think you have done well here. We are our own worse critics.

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  4. I think it looks great! I like the stars and I love the bright fabrics the kids used.

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  5. The bright fabrics are wonderful! This would be such a fun quilt to receive. The star panto sure is a winner, and so much fun!

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  6. I'm not sure what a pantograph is but i do like the way the quilting is

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  7. This looks great and the kids did a wonderful job piecing it. I'm sure when it lands at its new home, it will be well loved.

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  8. Sweet quilt and great cause! Thank you for participating in the FAL, on behalf of the 2016 global FAL hosts

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