Sunday, June 23, 2013

Finished Lucky Square Quilt

I managed to finish this quilt five months after I committed to starting it (sorry, Jess!), but the mister said it was worth the wait.

Lucky Square Castle Peeps Quilt

He chose orange for the backing and I love how it pops! (He looks a little grumpy in this photo, but he didn't know I was getting his face in the shot.)

Lucky Square Castle Peeps Quilt

This is the largest quilt that I've stippled. I'm sure many of you have moved beyond stippling, but I've found this way of free motion quilting difficult to master, so I've been trying to practice it on several quilts lately.

Lucky Square Castle Peeps Quilt

I really love how this quilt turned out. My only regret is that I didn't finish it in the winter so we could have gotten more use out of it before the weather got too warm.

Quilt Stats
Fabric: Castle Peeps by Lizzy House and Kona white
Pattern: Lucky Square by Jessica Kelly of Sew Crafty Jess
Pieced and Quilted by: Me
Quilting: Meandering stipple
Backing: Orange flat sheet
Binding: Scrappy using colors pulled from quilt
Size: Twin (~68" x 88")

Previously blogged about here, here, and here.

9 comments:

jeifner said...

Oh it's wonderful! Love the Lizzy House.

Janine said...

It looks great! And excellent backing choice :)

Katie B said...

Yay! Worth the wait, I'd say. :)

Barbie Mills said...

What a great finish! The orange back is a great choice. Stippling is definitely more difficult than loopy quilting. Good to get in some practice!

Jessica Kelly said...

Oh this was totally worth the wait!!! Love it to pieces, one luck Mister (with excellent taste in quilt back color) for sure!!

Kati said...

It looks so great Brooke!!

Jenny said...

It looks great!

Stitch and Yarn said...

Beautiful quilt. I love the colour choices. Just pinned it to my patchwork Pinterest board.

MissesStitches said...

WOW, what a quilt! My MisterStitches only helps on photo shoots when he is totally behind the quilt! I, too, have trouble mastering stippling, so I do almost any other free motion quilting design! But I guess I should practice stippling more on the quilts I make.

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