OAM QST--Finally Finished!

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OAM QST--Finally Finished!

Quilt Pattern: OAM QST

Size: 48" x 54"

Modifications: none!

Fabric Used: A random assortment of fat quarters from stash

Batting: Warm and Natural

Quilting Thread: Glide 40 wt in an Aqua color with Superior So Fine 50wt in the bobbin

Quilting Pattern: Water Drops

Backing Fabric: Tula Pink Pinkerville Unicorns

Binding Fabric: Tula Pink Tent Stripes in Orange and White

Made For: Me!

 

I vividly remember making this quilt about a year ago and hoping the colors and blending would come together as they did in my head.  Despite the risk of some serious clown-barf looking colors, the quilt exceeding all my expectations.  

 

I sewed most of this quilt during the beginning of the lockdown when I really didn't know how to juggle sewing, having the kids home, and the looming unknown.  It was a good solace for me for a while as the repetition of the piecing let me zone out a little.

I didn't know how to quilt it for the longest time.  I thought about dot to dot in the triangles, doing a freehand allover, doing some type of blending pattern that would mimic the blending of the colors.  In the end, I used an allover design that I had admired from pictures on instagram.  Its a lovely pattern with lots of curves to break up the angles in the piecing.  

 

I love this quilt!  I'm sorry it waited so long to finally be finished but it was worth it in the end!

 

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  • Megan Ellinger
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