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Friday, November 12, 2010
Another one past the finishing line!!
At long last I've just managed to finish another UFO. This rather large (Queen size+) is for DS1 and DIL. I called it 'Bali Seas' - you have probably guessed it is made entirely from Bali Batiks and I have used mainly blues, with a touch of 'sea-greens' and darker 'reedy greens' to represent, naturally the ocean. Both Cam and Sam love the sea and Bali.
The squares measure 10" and there is 10x12 squares. Because of the size and also the design I decided not to put on a border, but did a wider binding. The quilting itself is fairly simple as I didn't want to take away from the materials and pattern, so have crossed-hatched each square and then stitched ovals on the outside edge of each square and also I needed to be able to put it under my domestic machine. With much folding and refolding I managed to do it.