We had a busy weekend. I managed to finish this quilt…
The quilt is for my nephew who will be confirmed on Sunday. I know he doesn’t read my blog so I don’t have to worry about ruining a surprise. The pattern is a Atkinson Design pattern, called Slide Show. My sister in law saw this quilt that I had made with the same pattern and liked it so I made another using a motorcycle theme for my nephew. We originally were looking for dirt bike fabric but ended up with motorcycle fabric. This is a quick and easy quilt pattern that’s great for a beginner or for a quick quilt for a present.
I added a flame quilting design….I was a bit hesitant about the thread as the variegation has a bit of red in it but there isn’t any real red in the quilt. But being it’s a flame design, I think it works.
For the back, I pieced together some left overs from the top and added more black fabric to finish it up. I LOVE scrappy backs.
I had a little trouble with the back. Once in awhile I can see a pill of batting that poked through during machine quilting. It’s honestly something I notice that others might not…. Does anyone know how to remedy that? I tried a new needle and that didn’t help. Someone told me I should have used a black batting, but I have never seen it available for purchase around here. I would welcome any suggestions.
It was prom over the weekend too….
This is my son and his girlfriend. She’s a nice gal and her dress was gorgeous…..She is from a neighboring school so it’s going to be Prom next weekend too.