One of the many unfinished quilts I worked on this year was Wilfred & Cloves. (The pattern is found in Creating Heirlooms One Stitch at a Time by Carolyn Konig.) I progressed this UFQ into the flimsy stage in September.
I have so many quilt flimsys waiting to be hand quilted, I knew it would be several years until it would be Wilfred & Cloves turn in the quilting frame. I decided to have this quilt long arm quilted so off to Lori Null's she went.
My instructions for the quilting were to use a Baptist Fan pattern but have the lines of the fan be 3/4" apart and not to quilt the center applique. I think Lori thought I was crazy but she did what I asked.
This is a picture of the back of the quilt. I like it when the Baptist Fan design is done this way.
I picked up the quilt about 10 days ago and put it in my hooped quilting stand frame, then started hand quilting the center.
The center is now finished which means the quilt is completely finished!! He measures 93" x 102".
I stitched around all of the applique including the individual flower petals.
The background design is a hanging diamond design. The lines are 3/4" apart.
The binding is a flange binding, all in one piece. Sometime this winter I will give a tutorial on making and applying flange binding.
Wilfred & Cloves was started four years ago and you can read about it here.
My Wilfred & Cloves quilt is going to join the other quilts I've made to be gifted to one of the grandchildren some day. It is also going to be renamed but I don't know what yet. How does Brown Medallion sound?
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