Thursday, May 31, 2012

UFO Report

May's UFO is finished!
I am very pleased about this finish for many reasons:
1) I loved working with yellow for the Rainbow Scrap Challenge,
2) I was able to finish a project that used up lots of scraps,
3) The hand quilting with perle cotton was very relaxing and I think I am addicted to it now,
4) I tried something new - binding a very irregular edge. I used a straight grain binding for the straight sides, and a bias binding for the zigzag edges and it turned out okay. 
5) I added a few embellishments - a beehive and a few bees.
Now I can't decide if this is a tablerunner or a wallhanging, and whether or not to sew on a hanging sleeve. 
To see other UFO's that were finished this month, hop over to Patchwork Times.

10 comments:

  1. Lovely! The beehive and bees are a great touch. Thanks for sharing!

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  2. Very nice quilt - and the hand quilting is wonderful. The colors are sun-shiny and happy.

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  3. Such wonderful colours - it is a lovely quilt! I vote for wall hanging!

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  4. Good for you! What a great finish! And I just love that sunny, happy yellow!!!!

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  5. I really like your little quilt...you did such a great job on it!

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  6. All the yellow projects I'm seeing are so pretty ... yours especially so. Love the hand quilting too. Great finish!

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  7. What clever little embellishments. So appropriate. Great job!

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  8. LOVE IT!!! the colors are wonderful!

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  9. Beautiful quilt. Love the bees! Fun way to multi-task.

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  10. Hi,
    it's gorgeous!
    Beatrice.

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