This quilt is another made using the “french braid” pattern, much like this one. This one has a border, made from denim I bought about a hundred years ago when I lived in California. I recalled that it seemed more blue and less purple the last time I sewed with it.
This quilt is another made using the “french braid” pattern, much like this one. This one has a border, made from denim I bought about a hundred years ago when I lived in California.
This particular quilt had the long arm stitching with the backing fabric (a solid dark blue flannel) and is now complete. This photo gives you a closer look on the stitch pattern.
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When I completed the binding, I added my new quilt label in the shape of a little red tag. I have chosen to use this on all of my denim quilts.
This quilt is a result of having just a handful of smaller squares already pre-cut. I simply did a little math and figured with a small border around the smaller (5″) squares it could be added on with the larger 10″ squares. (I still have a large quantity of the larger blocks and figured that this is the way to start making my way through the pile.)
This will make a very nice quilt for a boys’ or men’s use… nothing like the soft feel of faded blue jeans!
I swear this quilt had a pattern when I started it!
What you see outlined in the photo below is the original quilt but it was much too small even with a border. So, I dug out additional 8″ squares and added an additional two square strips around the outside.
This quilt is HUGE! You can see that it is so big that it actually dragged on the ground. This is the largest quilt I have made (so far)! It is going to make someone really happy and very, very warm!
My little spot of red was the little lone star. I intentionally left the outsides ragged so that when it is washed it should fray very nicely.So, I add the unfinished pile waiting to be long-arm quilted. And there are already a bin or two already waiting to be completed over at Becky’s place. What I really need is an inflection of money, i.e. a job! LOLI still have quite a bit of denim left to use. I have been spending some time trying to come up with some new and fun patterns to try. I think the next one is going to be based on BowTies or perhaps PinWheels. If you have a favorite pattern that might work well with the denim, PLEASE pass it on! I am determined to see this ‘quest’ through! (And afterwards, it may be a very long time before I opt to work in denim again.)
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