Trent and Haillie’s Wedding Quilt

I have been frantically working on a wedding quilt for Trent and Haillie’s wedding present.  I was running right down to the last hours.  The wedding is Saturday and I put the last stitches in the binding last night.  It’s such a relief to have it finished!

The quilt is from Schnibbles Times Two: Quilts from 5″ or 10″ Squares (That Patchwork Place).  It was a simple quilt to sew and it went together over the weekend, backing and all.

I had won the kit a year or more ago from a contest Charming Chatter had hosted.  I love the color selection….and want to thank all of you who offered fabric when I miss cut.

Here’s my quilting on the quilt.  It’s isn’t marvelous as this is the first time I have used The Pajama Quilter’s Funky Feathers. I can see there is a lot I need to work on to improve but for the first time trying it’s okay.  A couple times my leaves flattened out…a couple times I overlapped on the swirls but all in all…okay.  My machine isn’t really steady and it’s hard to overlap stitching.

I will definitely be trying the Funky Feathers again…next time, I won’t be using it on a quilt that I need to get done by a deadline though.  Once I got in the groove it was okay but like with anything new, the first little bit can be challenging.

I debated about whether I wanted to show a close up of the quilting but then thought…heck, I am an honest gal and I can admit, I don’t do anything perfectly….

I am really looking forward to the wedding and wish them both MANY happy years!!

Today I am hooking up with Confession of a Fabric Addict.  This was my June UFO.  Check out Patchwork times to see more UFO progress.

14 thoughts on “Trent and Haillie’s Wedding Quilt”

  1. The quilting DOES look marvelous! Funky Feathers was obviously designed to have a fun-filled whimsical look to it and your quilting captures that light-hearted mood. After all, you wouldn’t want it to look all stiff and formal now, would you??? Relax, you did great!

  2. Your quilt is beautiful. I thought your quilting looked good also. I really need to practice fmq as I want to be able to do it on my quilts. I enjoy reading your blog.

  3. You did such a fantastic job on the quilt and quilting looks great! I’d be thrilled if my quilting looked half as good. The new couple will be honored with such a work of art. ;-> Toni Anne

  4. It’s fabulous and I KNOW they will treasure it for years too come! You are too hard on yourself! I would be over the moon if I could quilt like that! I really like the thread you used for the quilting too!

  5. Oh, Jo!! Kudos! And no regrets on “not perfection”. It is a beautiful quilt, made with love, that they will treasure forever!
    Great job!! :-)

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  7. Gorgeous! I only wish I could quilt as good as that…I’m having to do what little (bad!) quilting I can do on my mother-in-law’s machine, which is not even a long arm. My Singer absolutely can NOT do quilting…piecing, yes, but not quilting. I think you did a great job!

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