Thursday, November 4, 2010

Buckeye Beauty Quilt

My very first quilt is done! I've posted about it a few times as it has been a LONG work in progress, but last night I finished hand sewing the last 12 inches of binding. Whew!
It is an overdue gift to my Mom. (Mother's Day and Birthday)
I'm so proud to have finished it! Mom already loves it.
Buckeye Beauty
Here is a peek of the back. It has a strip of the cream colored fabric running through a matching green with cream polka dot. You can also see the quilting well in this pic. I had it professionally done by a local long arm quilter. I love the leaf pattern she helped me choose.

Buckeye Beauty Quilting
The binding was probably the most time consuming part of the entire quilt! I'm a very slow hand stitcher. I'm super proud that I did it all and I love the way the stripe binds the quilt.
Buckeye Beauty Binding
I can't believe I made it! On to the next one! What an addicting, but time consuming hobby!


Em said...

beautiful! I have so much respect for quilt makers. i can't sew worth beans :)

Knickertwist said...

Holy smokes that's gorgeous! I think that quilts are just abou the most lovely things imaginable.