Converging Corners

23 Jun

Long time no blog. Turns out working, taking care of a baby and making an attempt at having a life is kind of time consuming. No completed sewing projects means no blogging about sewing projects!

I finally finished something though. I needed some handwork to do for a Saskatoon Modern Quilt Guild meeting and the quilt I had been cutting and piecing was nowhere near the binding stage. I decided to whip together my bee blocks from the Simply Solids Bee instead. Since I had 11/12 blocks already (made by my lovely bee mates) I only had to make one, piece the back, baste and quilt it quick and do the binding.

Here is the finished product:

Converging Corners (3 of 4)

I love the bright scrappiness. When I was picking a project for the Bee this is exactly what I envisioned. Lots of thoughts went through my head for the back, in the end I decided to do one mega block, slightly modified to be rectangle rather than square.

Converging Corners (1 of 4)

The quilting is random intersecting straight lines (in hindsight I wish it was a little more dense) and the binding is scrappy as well.

I love this! And it is the first quilt I have completed that has no purpose, it’s not meant to be a gift and I have no specific use in mind so I’m not sure where it is going to live.

Converging Corners (2 of 4)

Converging Corners (4 of 4)

I hope to have more finished projects to share soon.

6 Responses to “Converging Corners”

  1. citricsugar June 23, 2013 at 10:29 PM #

    I love how this turned out, and your quilting choice! :-)

  2. Holly June 24, 2013 at 1:09 AM #

    Looks great! How satisfying to have it turn out as you had dreamed!

  3. Kirsten June 24, 2013 at 1:47 AM #

    Fabulous quilting – love the big block for the back too!

  4. Lisa in Port Hope June 24, 2013 at 5:07 AM #

    Looks beautiful! I love the crinkly texture. Fabulous photos too.

  5. Heather June 24, 2013 at 11:19 AM #

    It looks great Jaclyn! I love the simplicity of the quilting, but it adds so much interest to the quilt.

  6. hjactonheater June 24, 2013 at 4:44 PM #

    SO NICE! Love it!

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