Free Wheeling Single Girl ~ Finish!

10.04.2019

It was one year ago about this time when I joined in with the Free-Wheeling Single Girl sew-along. My Free-Wheeling Single Girl progress can be found in this post and, as a matter of fact, there is another Free-Wheeling Single Girl sew-along going on right now! You can find the information at Denyse Schmidt's blog. Seeing another sew-along being organized was just the push I needed to get mine done. 



We have had a lot of rainy days lately, so I grabbed the first sunny day to get it basted! It's a lot less messy using basting spray if I can do it outside. 


For the quilting, I decided to use the serpentine stitch (number 4 on my Bernina) elongated to 3.25. 


I was anxious to see how it would look densely quilted, so I did a small section to get an idea. 


And then!! I ran out of thread!! Can you see where? I had to wait a couple of days for the thread to arrive. 


Love the texture!


All done and ready for our bed!!




I love everything about this quilt!! I really want to make another one, but I have a few more quilts that have been waiting for a long time to get finished. 

Thanks for stopping in!! 

14 comments:

  1. Your quilt is beautiful. I love the quilting. You are a very patient quilter, it seems like that would take a very long time. I have been doing a bit of quilting on my machine on small projects to get prepared for larger projects. Thanks for sharing your project.

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  2. That looks fabulous. I love that stitch for quilting.

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  3. Wow, Amy, what an accomplishment.....even more so, having been quilted on a home machine ! Kudos to you, girlfriend ! Wonderful job !

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  4. How you kept all those circles in such perfect shape amazes me! Your quilting is beautiful too! ---"Love"

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  5. Oh wow!! It's beautiful and I love that serpentine stitch!! Now I'm noticed, I'm going to go going a quilt that's sitting waiting to be quilted.
    Love it!

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  6. Wow your quilt turned out fabulous and I love the serpentine quilting and how scrunchy and cozy it makes it look. Your back is cute too. Great job.

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  7. Beautiful, and I just love the quilting you did on it. Also love seeing these big, fuller pics on your blog post. This pattern really makes those fabric pieces shine. Enjoy, Amy!

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  8. Amy, well done. I love the quilting that you chose. It looks beautiful.
    Look at you, focusing and finishing. Wow. I am trying to finish stuff too.
    We have not had any rain, and it has been hot and humid here. Typical weather for the swamp
    Today was a fun day and it was not hot; I hope you are enjoying fall.
    Love, Rosemary

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  9. What a treat when I opened my email! I love your quilt, and I think your choice for quilting it is perfect. Did you use the plastic templates or freezer paper or something else?

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  10. That looks so good!!!! And to use the 'matching' Denyse Schmidt fabric makes it even more special.
    I want to do this one, but I will never finish it. I know my limitations :)

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  11. WOW!!!!!!!!!!! Amy, I love it! That's my favorite quilting stitch, lol - I have the same on my Viking. All that gorgeous texture is perfect for the quilt design. Amazing!!!!!!!!!!!

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  12. Amy this is gorgeous! I love how you quilted it and I agree the texture that the quilting created is beautiful . . . it's a lovely quilt and reminds me of a spring garden of flowers. Thank you for the verse you left on my blog . . . it was just what I needed. God's word is so powerful and comforting :)
    God bless you,
    Connie :)

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