Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Before, During and After

The before portion of this post, is a newly loaded quilt on the frame.
This one jumped to the front of the line because I wanted it there!
I couldn't wait to see it finished and 
now it is all ready for me to do some quilting today, first thing.
(As soon as I can get moving!)
The during part of the refers to the seaming that will now
take place on the hot-off-the-needle-bed
v-neck raglan sweater.
NOT
top down, but bottom up and it looks like I nailed the fit this time!
This one is made of the Cotton/Bamboo yarn that has a wonderful
hand but was a splitting misery to work with-that being said,
now that it's done being made, I will enjoy wearing it!
Onward to the seaming....
 And the After?  A finished quilt!  
Wonderfully textured and ready to warm up a lap!

It was quilted with an all-over panto-hearts and shwoops. 
 Don't you just love this corner of the quilt!
I am not a real purple fan but I have been enjoying the plums
and even bought myself a t-shirt this color!
It's good to leave the rut sometimes!  

7 comments:

  1. Lovely quilting. The word shwoops really describes it and made me laugh!

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  2. That finished quilt is gorgeous!

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  3. Lovely finished quilt! Those purples are so rich

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  4. A beautiful new sweater and quilt just in time for the cooler weather.

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  5. Your sewing/craft room has seen a flurry of activity! Great projects. I love how quilts "crinkle" after laundering.

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  6. The sweater is very pretty but that quilt is gorgeous! I love the quilting of it and the beautiful colors.
    Blessings,
    Betsy

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  7. Oh oh oh!! I love the border of that quilt. IT makes the whole quilt look so great! Love love love

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