2017 Quilt Bloggers Festival

Amy is sponsoring once again the Blogger’s Quilt Festival.  You can read all about it here.   Please visit some of the quilts that strike your fancy and leave comments for the quilters!

This little quilt I finished a few weeks ago.  I honestly just love it.  It was a Row by Row from 2016 from Alewives Fabrics in Nobleboro, ME.   The trees are all Dr. Seuss like and it is so much fun.  I often use this size on an island near my dining room, but this one I got a little carried away with the borders.  It finished at 15″ x 40″.

This little squiggle of quilting in the inner binding makes me happy.  For quilting threads, I used three different threads:

  1.  YLI Machine quilting in Green to Tan 
  2. Superior Mono Poly to go around the trees
  3. Mettler 50 weight, #678  

This is the second time I have used this binding technique and I really love the pop of color you get.  Also, it’s all done on machine, so it couldn’t be easier.  

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18 Comments

  1. Yvonne @Quilting Jetgirl
    September 24, 2017 / 2:50 pm

    Lovely entry and contribution to the festival, Kathleen! Your flange binding is a fabulous way to finish it!

    • Kathleen
      September 24, 2017 / 6:24 pm

      Thanks, Yvonne.

  2. Jan @Cocoa Quilts
    September 24, 2017 / 4:43 pm

    I agree with Yvonne, that flange binding is great!

    • Kathleen
      September 24, 2017 / 6:24 pm

      Thanks, Jan.

  3. Yanicka
    September 24, 2017 / 5:37 pm

    I love everything about this piece. 🙂

    • Kathleen
      September 24, 2017 / 6:23 pm

      Thanks, Yanicka.

  4. Sandra Walker
    September 24, 2017 / 8:05 pm

    Oh Kathleen, it's just adorable! I will check out that link! Dr. Seuss-like indeed!

    • Kathleen
      September 25, 2017 / 2:40 pm

      Thanks, Sandra. Which link were you going to check????

  5. Nancy @ Grace and Peace Quilting
    September 24, 2017 / 11:56 pm

    It turned out so cute! I love the idea of taking one row and making it into its own quilt!

    • Kathleen
      September 25, 2017 / 2:40 pm

      Thanks, Nancy!

  6. The Joyful Quilter
    September 25, 2017 / 2:35 am

    Fun, fun, FUN!!! P.S. That's one of my favorite binding techniques, too.

    • Kathleen
      September 25, 2017 / 2:35 pm

      Thank you! I can see why you love that binding technique – it is a great eye catcher and fast – what's not like.

  7. Tu-Na Quilts
    September 25, 2017 / 3:35 am

    What a fun row! those trees are so whimsical! I could make some of those.

    • Kathleen
      September 25, 2017 / 2:34 pm

      I love that little quilt – funny how happy a small one can make me.

  8. Karen S
    September 25, 2017 / 4:33 am

    Great way to use the row design. Love the colours.

    • Kathleen
      September 25, 2017 / 2:36 pm

      Thank you, Karen.

  9. Cheryl
    September 29, 2017 / 2:10 am

    What fun! I love the scrappy hills.

    • Kathleen
      September 29, 2017 / 2:17 pm

      I do think they are adorable!

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