Scrap Squad Quilt #5

25 Oct

My version of “Star Search” is up on Quiltmaker Magazine’s blog today.  See it here by clicking on this link.

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Of course the photographer’s helper has to get in on the action.

It might have been a little chilly out during the photo shoot.

It might have been a little chilly out during the photo shoot.

 

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I don’t often custom quilt anymore  but I just felt this quilt called for it.  I didn’t stress out one bit over the custom quilting or my backtracking. Was it perfect.  Heck no.  But it turned out well and overall I liked the results!

We have the very last Scrap Squad quilt assigned…. bittersweet ending.  I’ve enjoyed this so much!  First, it makes you – forces you – to finish 6 quilts a year.  :-) For a starter like me, that’s significant. Also it made me branch out of my comfort zone and try quilts that I would not have picked to piece.  They have all been a joy (well, not one of them. One of them was a PITA but that might have been my fault and not the pattern’s).  When Quiltmaker Magazine calls out for next year’s applicants, apply!  It’s a lot of fun.

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2 Responses to “Scrap Squad Quilt #5”

  1. bsburgess October 25, 2013 at 2:56 PM #

    AWESOME!!! I really love the quilting and the color placement on the quilt. The model is another of your fine creations :)

  2. wombatquilts October 25, 2013 at 4:13 PM #

    Such a perfect quilt for fall. The quilting is fabulous.

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