New Orleans House Project

Friday, June 28, 2013

Scrappy Orange Finish (Almost)

I usually don't like to share a finished quilt until it's truly finished, i.e. the binding is attached and stitched in place.  But I'm so excited about the quilting on this quilt I decided I had to share it right now!
My local long-arm quilter, Cindy Braiwick, did the quilting on this for me.  She was a little unhappy with the results, pointing out the quilting designs don't always meet closely enough along the edges of the blocks.  I didn't care, I was just blown away with the design she came up with for the quilt!  This started out as a quick and easy way to use up a vast amount of orange scraps and Cindy really turned it into something special.  I suspect the quilting "errors" will pretty much disappear after the quilt is washed.  I can't wait to get the binding completed so I can enjoy the whole package!

Speaking of unfinished projects - this chair is my latest estate sale find.  My plan was to paint the chair white, make new denim cushion covers and use it at the camp.  While waiting for a trip to the camp, the chair wound up here, where my husband pronounced it perfect for a reading niche.  Either way, it still needs new cushion covers!


  1. I can't wait to see the whole quilt! I like that chair also.

  2. Wow! Your quilt really is fantastic! Great use of your scrappy oranges and you're right, the quilting is wonderful.:)

  3. Terrific quilt! Great fabrics, pricing, and quilting. Well done!

  4. Lovely quilt--all those yellows meld together very well...Julierose