Friday, April 16, 2010

Sew 'N Tell - One More Down!

Hi, all!

It was a heck of a start this morning - my husband came back in five minutes after he left the house to let me know that his car had died just past our driveway. So I got to spend part of my morning dealing with tow trucks and repair shops. But all's well that ends well - it turns out the fuel pump died, and it was still under warranty - hooray!!!

Despite the delays, I got another quilt done for the quilt ministry today - and even though it wasn't my favorite color combination, I really like the way it came out! This was the first quilt I've made using the spray basting and the even feed foot, and I love how well it quilted - no pinches at all!

Pieced backs are lots of fun, too - a good way to add a little personality to the quilt, AND use up

some of that fabric stash I'm supposed to be working on!

I've started working on another quilt back, and with any luck I'll get it done tomorrow morning so I can put the sandwich together and get quilting - that will knock one more quilt off the list! I don't know what I'll do if I ever get through my whole list - I might have to actually clean house!

Later!

Sarah

14 comments:

Leslie said...

great finishes....i love the back!

beth said...

cleaning house always comes last here too!!
Love your quilt!

Karen said...

I love pieced backs. Most of my quilts these days have pieced backs. When you flip the quilt over its interesting to look at the fabrics. I generally use fabrics from my stash that I would no longer put on the front. Great finish.

Lauren said...

I love the back as much as I love the front. I am happy that the new trend is the do a nifty back, not just a plain color. Great job!

P. said...

That looks so soft and comfy! Love the pieced back too!

Michelle said...

I can see why you're pleased with the quilt. It just looks so warm and happy. Something about plaid... I love how it looks in a quilt.

Heather said...

Really, really pretty -- and the back looks great, too! Very nice! :o)

Vicki @ DottyJane said...

I'm a fan of pieced blocks, too! It's a great looking quilt.

Waving to you from the Woodbury area!

Dresden Quilter said...

It is a beautiful quilt. I love how you pieced the back.

Kristen said...

I love it! Pieced backs take longer, but are so worth it.

Nanci said...

I love this quilt! It's got an "old fashion" feel to it even in the photo, but oh so modern when one sees the back. I am just starting to do interesting backs also. It's the measuring thing that bothers me, but when I see something like yours, I know why I love backs!

Rene' said...

Sarah, I like the colors and fabrics you used for this quilt. Kind of traditional and modern all mixed in! Thanks for sharing!

angela said...

I love the random strips on the back! Great finish

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Kelley Eubanks said...

Quilt looks awesome Sarah! BTW... meant to tell you that if I haven't gotten more cards to you before you are going to need them... make sure to let me know! I will work on more soon but I don't want you to run out! :)