At the Beach – Finished

At the Beach is a group challenge for my sewing bee.   Each of us selected fabrics which we distributed among the group and were charged with using all the fabrics in a beach themed quilt.

I decided to do a Polaroid quilt.  I loved polaroid pictures and took many when I was younger.  Like the company, those pictures have long since deteriorated or disappeared.  The idea of doing a scene also was a possibility but since I already saw 2 in progress, I wanted to go another way.

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I finished it with the flange binding.

I made the label in EQ8 and also added my other label.  Today it is at our quilt show.

Earlier this week I finished a block for Tish’s QAL and here is what I think the layout will be.  Once the show is over I can think of what else needs to be done.  Phew.  I am bringing my Island Batik project – hand sewing EPP – to the show as I will be working the boutique from 2-6.  There may be a bit of time to work on it then.

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  1. October 5, 2018 / 12:07 pm

    You captured some good beach scenes in your Polaroid quilt! I think you might be on to something with Tish’s quilt. We’ll have to wait and see!

  2. October 5, 2018 / 1:18 pm

    Super quilt, that little goose is adorable!

  3. October 5, 2018 / 2:59 pm

    What a sweet finish; the flange binding is a nice final touch! I hope the show goes well this afternoon!

  4. October 5, 2018 / 11:54 pm

    I’ve your quilt and the Polaroid blocks! Great work!

  5. thedarlingdogwood
    October 6, 2018 / 8:22 am

    I love these beach trip Polaroids! What a great use of the fabrics! I also love your Fireburst!

  6. April 29, 2019 / 3:46 pm

    Thank you for the great post

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