Friday, June 29, 2018

Westering Women finally finished


Finally finished my Westering Women this week - from Barbara Brackman's BOM in 2016 on her Civil War Quilts blog.  The blocks measure 12".   I've had the top waiting for I think more than a year - this week it was just time to get it done already!



I used mostly Japanese fabrics so I'm calling it Westering Women via Japan.




I used Fun with Barb's large baptist fan stencil




Free motion and Netflix -


To be honest I'm really *not* proud of my quilting... should have slowed down and engaged some quality control.  I was all over the place and not in the zone.  There was a lack of flow.  Errgh.   But, moving on folks...

And the overall baptist fan effect is nice:



Finished the binding and label last night, washed it this morning, and done!



And I'm enjoying this year's Civil War Quilts BOM for sure - Antebellum Album.  Here's the latest block - Madame's Star -




x
Cynthia


10 comments:

  1. What a lovely quilt; I like the colour combination very much. And the quilting looks good to me :-) Well done!
    xx

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  2. Congratulations on your finish! The quilting looks “fantastic” to me! Mine is still sitting the to be quilted pile.

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  3. Wonderful finish, and I love your choice of a sashing fabric. After washing I'm sure any little wobbles in the quilting aren't even noticeable! I wish I could say the same about my Westering Women blocks, that are still waiting to be put into a completed flimsy. Maybe this fall ...

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  4. I love your quilt. I can't find anything wrong with your quilting. Hugs

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  5. The closest I came to a block-of-the-month was the quilter's book club blocks ... as we read one book a month. That is the quit I am sleeping under now. I'm afraid I would end up with a lot of UFOs.

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  6. It looks wonderful - and I love the Japanese fabrics. Great combination.
    what did you watch? I'm a Netflix fan - currently watch old Twilight Zones.

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  7. Judging by the back of the quilt where it really shows, the quilting looks perfect. Nice color choice for the setting.. Good job all the way around!

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  8. It's fantastic! Double fantastic with those big Baptist FANS!
    Great job!

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  9. I'm never proud of any of my machine quilting, but yours looks great to me! Love that stitching pattern. Such a good classic.:)

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