Monday, 13 February 2017

QAYG is finished

I have finished all but the hand stitching of the binding down. I am sending it to a friend who originally worked on the quilt until I took it over years back. She enjoys hand stitching. When it's done she will pass it on to a charity.

When I was running my hands over this quilt and checking for threads I felt a bump. A hidden bump. Can you see where that pin is. That is marking the spot where I had to unpick some stitching. Yes, silly me had sewn a pin into it. I was holding the wadding in place when I was stitching it down and I missed taking it out. Lucky I found it.

A mysterious bump in the sashing.

Removing a pin that was hidden in the finished sashing.
OOPS IT WAS SEWN IN...

Here is a bit of the back showing with the sashing strip in there.
I needed to add  this because I didn't have enough of the backing fabric
This is all the sashing and backing fabric left 

10 comments:

  1. LOL! Funny story about the pin - good thing you found it....
    xxx

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  2. It sure was lucky you found the pin...your friend will be delighted with her beautiful Quilt you finished for her...

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  3. good job you found the pin tricky to remove though. A very pretty quilt, do you not like hand stitching the binding?

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  4. Its lovely Jo. I once did that with a bag in the lining and couldn't work out what was 'biting'me lol! I haven't tried a QAYG.

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  5. What a great finish, Jo! Well done to finish what your friend started - & it will be a welcome quilt for someone when the cooler months come.
    Good thing that pin was found!

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  6. Looks good. I had a pin in my Nearly Insane after it was quilted. Luckily we got it out. So easy to do.

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  7. Wow Jo, such an achievement, especially while you are working as well.

    I am glad you were able to take the pin out.

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  8. That looks fantastic Jo, thank goodness you found that pin!!

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  9. Oops! Just as well you found it before it stabbed someone!

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  10. Another lovely quilt finish. I love blue, my favourite colour. Lucky you found that pin - always a problem. Done it myself a couple of times, funnily enough with QAYG blocks for Jan when I had used pins to keep batting scraps in place as I machined the strings.

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