TGIFF! Quilt Like An Egyptian
Welcome to this week’s TGIFF!
Glad to have you here at Sew Fresh Quilts for the P-A-R-T-A-Y!
I am quite excited to announce the finish of my MQG Fabric Challenge
today. This challenge features four fat eighth cuts of Michael Millers newest collection – Petal Pinwheels
. I just LOVE those soft and colourful prints! Yes, even enough to get the whole collection and make a larger version of this quilt in the very near future. Along with those four Petal Pinwheels cuts, a fat eighth each of Cotton Couture
in Coral and Star Jacks in Grey from the Atomic Tabbys
collection, were also included.
I blogged here
previously about my design process. And ended the post mentioning that the backing I had originally chosen was just not going to jive with the top. And that I would be making another visit to my LQS. Well, I did just that and found the.perfect.print
for the backing. It is Michael Miller’s Everyday Houndstooth
Quilting with my walking foot, Aunt Elna and I outlined the chevrons and along the Coral pyramid. Then continued quilting 1/4″ and 1″ parallel lines, using grey, orange and white Guetermann thread.
Quilt Like an Egyptian
finished at approximately 39″ x 40″ and was completed using a machine finished binding in Clay from the Cotton Couture
|Quilt Like an Egyptian by Lorna McMahon of Sew Fresh Quilts
Name: Quilt Like an Egyptian
Fabrics: Made entirely from Michael Miller fabrics and featuring the Petal Pinwheels collection
Size: Finished at approximately 39″ x 40″
Quilted: Walking foot on Elna Excellence 760
Feeling inspired to design your own equilateral triangle quilt?
Check out these helpful tutorials!
In all fairness… I do have to warn you. Triangle quilts are very addictive!
Thanks so much for joining me here for Thank Goodness It’s Finished Friday!
P.S. To all those who have been keeping my family in your thoughts and prayers… Thank you.
Keep On Quilting On!
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