Since the Featherweight machine is not recommended for machine quilting, and the feed dogs cannot be lowered, I decided to do the machine quilting on the Pumpkin Seeds quilt with my Brother 1500 machine.
I quilted a stipple pattern in the middle and tried to make pumpkin seed shapes on the borders.
It was fun and things were going well until I remembered that I was not considering the 1/4" seam of the binding, which covered up much of the edge quilting. See what I mean?
The binding covers up the edge of the quilting design.
Oh well...I hope I remember this the next time I try this quilting idea!
Here is my finished "Pumpkin Seed" quilt hanging on my clothesline. It measures 18.5" square. I didn't put a hanging sleeve on it since it is going to be a tabletopper on my dining room table.
Here is a very resilient Morning Glory in my backyard that wanted to be part of the photo shoot today. So pretty and still flowering in mid October!
Many thanks to Cheri for a fun quilt-along.
What a very pretty finish!! I love that color; one of my favorites. Your morning glory is so pretty, it reminds me of our farm as a child.
Beautiful little quilt.
I think it looks great without those quilted curves that were cut off by the binding. I think I actually prefer that open look with no curves at that edge, especially since the quilt is so small.
Congrats on the finish! Very pretty. I love the blue with the orange in your border.
That was quick. Love the colour of Morning Glories.
looks great! the curves, I often forget too that the binding covers it, so I try to keep away from the edge 1/4" to 1/2" depending on design.
Wow, you crossed that finish line quickly! I'm still deciding if I can squeeze that project in between the lines!
So very cute, Kathy! Maybe I will just need to enjoy yours!
When I think ahead enough to remember that binding edge, I draw a removable line (chalk pen or water soluble marker) along the edge where the binding fold will come. Very helpful--if I remember!!. Believe me, I have done my share of quilting into the binding!! : )
Love the quilting and the colors in this wall hanging.
Turned out just lovely!! A perfect table topper!!! Lovely photos, too!!
Have a great day!
You have done a great job on the quilting and I just love the quilt.
It is really lovely!! Both the quilting and the colours/design. Doesn't it look great with the aautumn leaves as a backdrop?Congratulations on the finish!!
Very nicely done. And great photography too. I clicked on the finished quilt and a lot of detail became visible. Love the purple morning glory in front of the quilt.
this will look great on your table
How pretty this is! Lovely pattern and quilting and it is so vibrant ! Perfect for fall.
I love your quilt and your quilting. Hugs, S
the tree made a lovely backdrop for your quilt.
Grandpa Ott morning glories? Mine are so late this year--barely blooming and now they're going to freeze.
You made me sew some Pumpkin seeds today...Thanks for inspiring me.
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