Blue and white quilt

I finally finished this quilt after about five years!  Not that I was working on it for five years straight.  I finished several other quilts in between working on this one.  The problem was in all those triangle squares.  I used commercial marked paper to make the squares and making them was a piece of cake.  Then the problem started when I tried to get the paper off the backs of the triangle squares.  That took forever and I had to resew the edges of many of them.  I doubt very much if I will ever use that method again.  I will just put the two squares together, mark and sew them the old-fashioned way and save hours and hours of time.  Many years ago in an old quilting magazine I found this setting and put it in my file of quilts that I wanted to make.I love the way the blue and white paths go across the quilt.

Here's the finished quilt.

Here’s the finished quilt.

Here's a close up of the quilting.

Here’s a close up of the quilting.



Filed under Quilting, Quilts, Sewing

4 responses to “Blue and white quilt

  1. Very pretty. I’m glad you finished it, though I’m sure all the paper was discouraging. I haven’t used that method and even have resisted paper piecing because I don’t want to deal with it!

  2. beautiful quilt! Worth the wait!

  3. It came out beautiful, Sue. Good work!

  4. Naomi

    I love it! It is wonderful!

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