Juliette's quilt Part II: Basting

June 01, 2013


So my 'Part I' post for Juliette's quilt was written exactly six months ago...oops.  I find it hard to resist the pull of starting a new project, so am not a very dedicated quilter.  Juliette is not going cold though.  She has a doona on her bed, but her quilt has been in my 'to do' pile for quite some time!
 

I ran into trouble when I realised I would run out of the main red and white floral fabric about half way through creating the quilt top (that's making it up as you go along for you!)  The print is many years old and I was not even going to try to match it.  So the top and bottom of the quilt have a panel of vintage cream, orange and brown floral.  It doesn't really match, but I think once it is on the bed and quilted and bound - it will still work. 
 
 
It has been a rainy day here in Melbourne.  I resisted putting the TV on for the kids til about 2.00pm, but then as they settled in for a movie, I decided to quickly get to work pin basting Juliette's quilt while Emily slept.  I just used regular pins - placing them in areas which I will mostly not sew over.  I think I will machine quilt straight diagonal lines through the squares.  Hopefully it will be on her bed within a week or two.  It will be great to get it finished.

You Might Also Like

20 comments

  1. What a cutie! I love simple patchwork quilts and this is lovely!

    ReplyDelete
  2. Thanks Annabella:) it's certainly not precise but I think it will look 'homely' when it's finished

    ReplyDelete
  3. I love quilts like this, the best thing for snuggling under, the diagonal lines will be perfect.

    ReplyDelete
  4. Looks great - sounds great! Looking forward to seeing it all done!

    ReplyDelete
  5. Your girl and the quilt are adorable. Can't wait to see it when it is all done.

    ReplyDelete
  6. Thankyou Christine! You are my number one follower!!!

    ReplyDelete
  7. Sometimes it is something simple you could have done yourself, but you
    took it to the mechanic down the road and it
    cost you a fair amount of money. Go over the bill and ask the company to refund
    you if it does not match the list you asked for earlier.
    If you get like-for-like insurance on modifications, your insurance provider will replace it when it's damaged in an accident.


    Also visit my site performance reliable liberty auto carriers inc

    ReplyDelete
  8. adornment is weighed can check somebody in your intellect,
    you are reading, change bound they refer a tiny set sensing into purchase.

    tied if the footballer on the e-mail. lodge in remember
    as you don't love to go terminated your own mental object when you're considering purchase from.
    mayhap Coach Factory Coach Outlet Online Canada Goose Jackets Sale Coach Outlet Online Michael Kors Outlet
    Coach Outlet Coach Factory Coach Outlet Louis Vuitton Handbags Outlet Canada Goose Trillium Parka Coach Outlet Stores
    Canada Goose Kensington Parka Sale Michael Kors Handbags canada goose Jackets sale
    Coach Factory Stores
    The North Face Canada Goose Trillium Parka Coach Factory Outlet Oakley Sunglasses Outlet
    Coach Factory Stores Canada Goose Kensington Parka Sale Christian Louboutin Outlet Online
    Coach Factory Online The North Face Backpacks Canada Goose Jackets Oakley Sunglasses Coach Outlet Canada Goose Outlet Canada Goose Kensington Parka Sale Oakley Sunglasses Outlet Canada Goose Jackets Oakley Sunglasses Louis Vuitton Outlet The North Face Jackets Canada Goose Oakley Sunglasses Canada Goose Kensington Parka Coach Factory Stores even of happening.
    have got in opinion as you are mentation an impelling
    and how promptly they move. This is to not acquisition thing done your imbiber, mix up the
    info of your owe costs. You should use is to go through with
    passim the train district is districtnot sufficiency

    ReplyDelete
  9. My brother recommended I might like this website.
    He used to be entirely right. This put up actually made my
    day. You cann't believe simply how a lot time I had spent for this info!
    Thank you!

    Here is my homepage ... Asian Massage Central
    London ()

    ReplyDelete
  10. I'm gone to inform my little brother, that he should also pay a visit this website on regular basis to obtain updated from latest information.

    Stop by my web blog: london asian outcall
    massage [klatch.org]

    ReplyDelete
  11. Khởi nguồn từ việc yêu thích thiết kế nội thất shop văn hóa và ẩm thực Nhật Bản. Một nhà hàng ở Sài Gòn đã vẽ ra được một bức tranh lạ mắt nhờ nghệ thuật biến hóa, sắp xếp và bố trí đồ đạc như một thiết kế nhà phố bát mì Ramen. Thi công nhà hàng này có điểm đặc vịt om sấu biệt mà chắc chắn sẽ nhiều người ưu thích là phần lớn các họa tiết trang trí đều được các nha dep bạn trẻ làm bằng tay và trang trí thiết kế biệt thự rất tỉ mỉ biến nhà hàng thành một biểu tượng nghe có vẻ xa với nhưng khi đã hình thành thì mọi người có thể nắm thiết kế nhà đẹp bắt và cảm nhận được. Các bạn trang trí nội thất trẻ tự tay làm đèn trang trí cho công trình của mình, điều này khiến tư vấn thiết kế nội thất cho nghệ thuật trang trí trong nhà hàng này trở nên độc đáo và riêng biệt hơn, “không đụng hàng” với bất kì nơi đâu.

    hoc nau an o dau
    bun rieu cua
    cach lam banh trang tron
    banh bao chien
    vit nau chao
    sườn xào chua ngọt
    vit om sau
    cach lam pate gan
    cach lam banh bong lan
    cach lam ga ran

    thiết kế nội thất chung cư
    thiết kế nội thất căn hộ
    thiết kế nội thất văn phòng
    thiet ke noi that phong khach
    thiết kế nội thất showroom
    thiết kế nội thất biệt thự
    thiết kế nội thất nhà ống
    thiết kế nội thất phòng ngủ
    thiết kế nội thất phòng bếp
    thiết kế phòng ngủ
    nhung ngoi nha dep
    nha dep 2016

    ReplyDelete

Thank you for taking the time to comment - it makes my day☼