Monday, October 25, 2010

Feathers in a Square

This quilt was made by a local lady who happens to be 97 years old!  It is for her very lucky granddaughter who graduated high school this year. 

She made a fancy-edging-flappy-deal around the inside of the squares with the dark green.  Im sure there is a technical term for it and that someone out there knows what it is.  Please let me know :)  I was searching for the right feathery pattern to do in the squares in Sally Terry's Hooked on Feathers book when i saw this one-It was perfect!  They were pretty fun to quilt too. 

High-loft batting really shows off the quilting on the back.  I la-la-loved this quilt!  I had a hard time giving it back to her. 


Karen said...

I can't believe she fussy cut all the sashing! Truly have to make sure the seam allowance is accurate.

Jean said...

It is hard to tell from the picture, but sounds like you are describing a flange. Thanks for the nice comments...who is your mother in law? I would love to see it quilted, do you have a pic?

Jenny said...

a flange! thats what it is! jean, i sent you an email with the quilt pics.

Nan said...

Thanks for commenting on my blog. I love your blog background. :)How long have you been long arm quilting? You are really good.

Quiltbenaco said...

complimenti alla signora per la bellissima trapunta!

Catswhiskers said...

stunning quilting work!