And I finally have my
“Spring will come”
quilt finished!!
 
And I love it…
A splash of colour
low volume fabrics…
And fun appliqué …
and a greeting to Spring…
can it be any better…nope!!
 
I have teased you forever…sorry for that…
Guess I can keep on teasing you a bit more…
showing lots of photos.. ;)
taken outside today…
Scroll all the way down to see the whole quilt if you can't wait…lol..
 
This quilt is made from the book ” We love color”
And the designer of this pattern is Kajsa Wikman
known from the blog Syko
 
I had so much fun making this quilt…
making it a little bit different than the original where solids are the only fabrics used…
 
Spring
have always meant the world to me…
so much longed for after our long cold, dark and snow filled winter…
Now I have a quilt I can hang up direct after Christmas!!! ;)
(well…sort of..lol)
 
My new favorite quilting …circle quilting
worked fantastic on this quilt…
like the SUN… and the glowing sun beams reaching out….
LOVE IT!
 
Just had one little mishappening
Had used a little bit to little spray when I basted it…
so I had to rearrange the layers a bit…after that …no problem at all!!
So spray baste all over..not just dots!
 
So happy for this quilt… :)
 
See you soon
another project is already cut… :)
 
And hey…
Spring has come!!! :)
 

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How to start circle quilting…
There are lots of smart tips out in the quilting world…
this is just how I solved it with what I had at home.
I came up with this idea…
To use freezer paper
I simply draw a middle circle
(used a thread spool)
and added another circle with the space I wanted
to be between the quilting lines ( 1″)
and added one more circle…same space ..
Then I cut out the circles and ironed them on the quilt.
Sew around first circle…
When you get to start point
just eyeball or draw a helping line to sew a smooth curved quilting line
and continue to sew around inner circle of the larger circle
until you reach where you started to sew that curved line…
now you need to attach a sewing guide
I just had mine that works for the right side…
but I attached it and it worked as a guide to the left too… ;)
And now it’s just to sew round and round….
EDIT!
What I forgot to mention is that this method is perfect 
when you want to decide on where to start the quilting…
just iron the circles on and see how it looks…and if wasn’t a good spot
position them into another place and see if it was better…
more visible this way.. and 
NO MARKING!! 
I am not finished yet…
will just do a little bit every day to save my neck and shoulder…
it’s a bit of pushing and PUSHING the quilt… :)
Hope this made some sense
so hard to explain sometimes..
and when not remembering to take photos of every little step…
it’s even harder…
Just ask and I will try and explain in my Swenglish… ;)
And if someone have seen another great tip on how to circle quilting
please share!!!
See you…

Molly tested… ;)

 
 

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But oh..my this took time!!
Not because of the quilt…but me!
Well well that's life!
 
Managed to get some straight line appliqué done…

Sometimes you have to get down on the floor to find beauty... ;)

 
Just the words to get stitched down…
 
Interrupted by today's mail…a long wait is over…
Vignette arrived!!
 
See you..
 
 

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