Quilting Fun

While I love the satisfaction of finishing a quilt, it isn't the only way to have fun with quilting. Fun also comes from the great outings with girlfriends, shopping expeditions with Grandma, or just sitting in my "thoughtful spot" chair perusing magazines and books. The thrill of the next project waiting just there on the horizon...

Friday, March 21, 2014

Quilting With Friends-Part 1

In my long absence from blogging, I have had several days of quilting with friends, both the Frankfort girls and the Frienzies.

Rather than post all of the activity on this post, I will break it down into parts. I will begin with some bridal quilt activity with the Frienzies. As you know, the quilt for my DD Erin is at the quilters, and we were ready to get to work on bride-to-be Carly's quilt, Pam's daughter. She'd requested a red and white quilt, and wait until you see these pictures.

This, ladies and gentlemen, is the back of the quilt. Is it not amazing?? We had such fun making this quilt.

The backing is an enlarged version of the individual block! Cool! It took Sherrie's skill at problem solving - or should I say puzzle solving - to figure out all the cutting and sewing. I was on sewing machine duty along with Kay. Pam and Lyn were in charge of pressing and probably some squaring up. We all worked really well on it to get it completed in just 3 days of working together. Below is a picture of just one block.

The pattern, called Metropolis, is from a book Sherrie owns called Modern Patchwork.

Since the back is done, it too has probably been delivered to the quilter. We had some fast turn-around time on this quilt! Carly is having a short engagement, so we needed to work quickly. Here's hoping we can get it all done by the wedding coming up in July.

Happy Quilting, Friends!


Carol said...

This is beautiful! I love the idea of having the back a small version of the front.

Mary said...

Wow, speedy delivery indeed. Quite a modern looking design, not the usual patchwork

SuperMomNoCape said...

What a beautiful quilt! And the back is just perfect.

Carly Frazier said...

I love it! Thanks Frienzies!