Monday, June 30, 2014

Quilt #9 - Barbara's Modern Quilts

The ninth quilt that I quilted this year is for Barbara - a bee-mate of mine who shows up with a top for me every once in a while. She gave me this one a while ago and told me no rush.  She said she wanted white thread and something round/circular for the pattern.  
 Once I finally got going on this top, it quilted up beautifully. Barbara always does a nice job with her piecing and makes backs that are nice and big, so they are easy to get on the frame and keep square.  

For the quilting, I decided to use my white cone of Auriful thread. It works as nicely on the longarm as it does in the regular machine.  I thought about doing the Bubbles panto on this top, but I can't get the bubbles looking quite right - lots of bobbles in my circles.  I decided that I would rather freehand and went with large spirals.  
I am really pleased with how it came out and the good news is that Barbara is too! 

3 comments:

barbara woods said...

great quilting and a great quilt

Darling Jill Quilts said...

Great job!! I'm going to Barb's tonight, but I hope to quilt the rest of the weekend! :)

Dar said...

You did a great job on the quilting of Barb's quilt. I'm not sure I could do those circles freehand and keep them so even. You must have a steady hand.