Thursday, August 31, 2017

Quilting Finished for OMG August Goal!

Whew! I thought my goal was to have this quilt completely finished. And I panicked because I didn't have enough fabric for the binding, and I've had to order it.

But then I reread my goals, and I was foresighted enough to put down that I would just get the quilting done on this king-sized quilt. Mission accomplished!

This quilt comes from the six month process of following along with Pat Sloan's 182 Solstice Challenge QAL. Every two weeks we received a new block to piece. It was truly a mystery quilt, because we didn't know what the finished product would look like. So that was difficult to select fabrics for the quilt.

My goal was to use only what fabrics I had in my stash. And, as it turned out, I had a good variety of Joel Dewberry's Atrium line. I paired those with some good coordinating solids, and wha-la! A finished quilt.

         I've quilted this using an edge-to-edge pattern called Petal Pushers by Lisa H. Calle. It was such a fun design to quilt, and I think it matches the playfulness of this quilt perfectly!

I just received the binding fabric, so my new goal for September will be to get this bound! I'm bound to accomplish that one, eh?

Quilting with a smile,



  1. What a lovely quilt. I like the quilt design you choose. Thanks for linking up with Elm Street Quilts One Monthly Goal and congrats on your finish!

  2. LOVE the fabrics! And a king size - you don't have to do any more piecing for the rest of the year after that! It's a beauty!

  3. That is a monster! Beautiful job on the quilting - you always choose just the right pattern to go with the quilt. Nice job!

  4. I love the colors you chose for your Solstice quilt! Very pretty!

  5. What a beautiful quilt. King size is such a big goal. Congratulations on your accomplishment.

  6. I recognize that pattern! How about a pic on Q&L?

  7. Every time I see this quilt of yours, I just have to study and admire it for a while. It's so beautiful and I just LOVE IT!


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