Sunday, June 27, 2021

Quilting the Quote Quilt


After the backing has been added to a crazy quilt, the next step is to simply tack it to secure the layers.

This sounds great in theory. After all the work of adding so many embellishments, you may be done with it and just want to finish it off so you can show it off and/or move on to your next quilt.


However, for me, it is a big pivot to move from maximalist, everything goes, to minimalist tacking stitches. I am not anywhere near tired of the quilt.

2021:  Week 26 of 15 Minutes to Stitch


Besides, you can make the argument that it isn't really a crazy quilt. I think the fact that it doesn't fit the rules of crazy quilting makes it even more crazy. 

I put the free motion quilting foot on, and did some doodle stitching. Then I got out some stencils I got from a magazine subscription, and I quilted some motifs.  It is a light color thread so the effect is very subtle.


I spent the week quilting the Quote Quilt and resisting the urge to start other quilts.

15 minute days this week --7 out of 7
15 minute days this year -- 163 out of 178 days
Success rate  = 92%

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O'Quilts said...

great pictures...I just love them....and, we all quilt our own way, yet we still quilt xo

Exuberantcolor/Wanda S Hanson said...

I agree that it isn't a typical crazy quilt so quilting would be nice on it. Have fun with it.

Meloney said...

Love your photos.
There aren't any rules, even in crazy quilting. go for it!

Kim said...

I am looking forward to your fabulous quote quilt all quilted and finished. It is going to be amazing!

Kyle said...

You keep adding our own spin and style on your very original quilt.

Wendy Caton Reed said...

I'm just happy that you are still loving this amazing quilt and the adventure is continuing!

Kate said...

Congrats on finding the time to stitch and stick to one project for the week. Looking forward to seeing the finished Quote Quilt.