A little over 30 years ago, I started collecting fabric. I felt like I needed a good variety in order to make my quilts. About 10 years ago, I stopped collecting fabric. I determined that I needed to sew up my fabric before I could buy any more. I have only made a few exceptions since then, and I try to limit myself to buying only solids. You will be able to tell by my quilts that most of the fabric is now what is called "vintage."
Update: December 2016
Since I originally posted my description of this blog, I have somewhat erred from my intention. I have actually bought much more fabric than I had but ................. in my defense, I got the solids at 50% off and the quilt shop fabric at 75% off, so that doesn't count, right? LOL
My goal for 2017 is to completely finish one quilt per week including quilting and binding.
After all, we have to have a plan.
Saturday, April 1, 2017
13th Finish for 2017
13th Finish for 2017 - Quilted and Bound
This was a Saturday Sampler quilt from my local quilt store (Cactus Quilts). I don't know how old this is. I am hoping someone from the shop can tell me.
Close-up of Quilting
Close-up of the Backing
I am so glad that I purchased the backing that she offered with this quilt. It is just beautiful. It has such a rich luxurious look to it. I don't know if the camera can really capture it.
Batting: Hobbs 80/20
Quilting Time: ~16 hours
Quilted on my Innova sit down long arm.
I quilted a little heart in the border just to show my family that I put a little bit of my heart in each quilt (which will eventually go to one of them).
No fabric, thread, or batting was purchased in 2017 to complete this quilt.