Monday, September 25, 2006

Maple Leaf Quilt is Done!

All this month, I've been working on needlecrafts and I finally have a finished product to show you! I finished the Maple Leaf Quilt yesterday. Tying took longer than planned, but it's ready to go on my bed now. This quilt was the result of a swap on QATW. This is also a stashbuster quilt. All but the sashing/inner border and the cream background came from stash. This includes the fabric used in my swap blocks!

The final size was 89 x 102 inches and I used Joann's Soft and Crafty Hi loft batting to get more of a comforter feel. I used Cascade 220 yarn in light cream and mulberry brown to tie the quilt. The backing, also purchased from Joann's, is a prewashed pink paisley flannel fabric. The sashings are 2 inches finished with a 4 inch inner border and 6 inch outer border.
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This photo is more of a closeup, but also features the backing.
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If you are doing a similar on-point quilt, 3 yards will give you just enough for the sashing/inner border if you cut it all lengthwise. Here's a link to the pattern we swappers used to make our blocks.
http://www.quiltaholics.com/bom/maplf.htm

3 comments:

Norma said...

A very nice quilt--and so appropriate for this time of year!

computerpeach said...

very pretty!!

Guinifer said...

Gorgeous!
man, the one hobby I will never have the attention/talent/patience to attempt....(good for my purse anyway, huh?)