Today’s Charity Quilt Finish is a collaborative effort. This quilt top was made by Pat Templin. She sent the quilt top directly to volunteer quilter Cheryl in Dallas. Pat created such a beautiful quilt entirely of half square triangles in a variety of pale floral prints. Look at what Pat made.
Pat lives in Spokane, but here you see her quilt top is loaded on a longarm machine in Dallas. That’s a collaborative effort for sure. The quilt is loaded and the computer is ready to go. Did Pat keep count of all those half square triangles? There must be a gazillion of them. So many seams to match!
As each row is quilted, it is advanced on the “take up roller.”
Half square triangles: a simple unit, but look at all of the variations of patterns are created.
Another pattern created from the half square triangles.
Step back and here’s another pattern. Looks like a fancy star to me. But then, I love stars and see them everywhere.
The computer is speeding long at 10 stitches per inch.
This digital pattern is called “Star Flower.” It is by Patricia Ritter and Tracey Russell. Isn’t it pretty? [Read more...]