Just to jog your memories...
|This was actually a pre-finished photo - quilt is currently in the washing machine.|
* first time using feathers on an actual quilt... and jumbo size ones at that
* first quilt so BIG... while many of my quilts are on the large side, this is certainly the biggest so far (note to self - remember to make them smaller in future!)
* first time successfully doing machine applied binding! Woot!!
I didn't do the machine applied binding quite the way Ms Lottie had taught us... as I'm not a good student and didn't want to pin right the way around the quilt - I'm not greatn at pinning accurately, plus I'm not the greatest at ironing evenly, let alone stitching accurately.
|Gives a top stitched effect on the front...|
|Corners on front are pretty good... although not perfect|
|Corner on back OK, and a topstitch finish on this side also.|
Nothing beats a hand finished quilt... but I do agree that there is a time and place for machine applied binding - now that I've found a method that suits me, I will definately be doing it again.
I've also been playing with names for this quilt... and am thinking
"What the F.... feathers"
might just be the winner.