You + Me - Basting

You + Me: Quilting

On Sunday, I had a bit of a painful adventure getting the backing put together for Heather Jones’ You + Me quilt I started in SewDown Portland. But I persevered and the back was completed and I got the quilt basted, too!

You + Me - Pieced Backing

You + Me – Pieced Backing

You + Me - Basting

You + Me – Basting

I got to spend about a half hour working on the quilting tonight. I just seems to scream for straight line quilting, so I am going to fill in all the backing / white areas first with straight lines a little over a quarter inch apart. I plan to come back and fill in the yellow and blue areas with something a little different. Different might just be different thread color… but I’m playing around with a few other ideas.

You + Me - Straight Line Quilting

You + Me – Straight Line Quilting

On a random side note, every time I think about matchstick quilting or straight line quilting it makes me think of the band “Straight Line Stitch”. The band is from Knoxville, TN, (I went to college at UT Knoxville) and they are a very heavy metal band with a female lead singer.

I am looking forward to getting more time to spend on this project this weekend. No ironing should be involved, so I should have time to heal, too. 😉

Linking up to Freshly Pieced’s WiP Wednesday.

0 thoughts on “You + Me: Quilting

  1. Hannlib says:

    I love straight line quilting best, this looks great

  2. Cheryl says:

    Love the quilt design and the colors you used

    1. My blog color choices probably give it away, but these are my favorite colors! 🙂

  3. Kim M says:

    Love how it is coming along so far!

  4. The straight line quilting is just right…

  5. Love the modern design and colors of this quilt! I think you are right about straight-line quilting—-this will be perfect! Sorry to hear about your burn! I hope it’s healing–those are the worst! 🙂

    Would love for you to stop by and link this up to Fabric Frenzy Friday!
    Fabric Frenzy Friday

    1. Thank you, I’ll go check out Fabric Frenzy Friday! 🙂

  6. soma1773 says:

    The colors are so fresh and the straight line quilting is perfect!! Burns are the worst, here’s to a speedy recovery!


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