Parallelogram Placemats
2014 Finished Quilts, Quilted Placemats

Parallelogram Placemats {Completed Project}

I was able to finish up the Parallelogram Placemats on Wednesday afternoon. For the quilting, I went with a straight line stitch offset from the main parallelogram column seams. The quilted lines are ~1″ apart at the widest.

Parallelogram Placemats - Quilting Detail

Parallelogram Placemats – Quilting Detail

I think the quilting detail and binding really help to frame the tops out nicely. I like that the binding color was included in the parallelogram piecing mix; I think it really helps make it a cohesive color story.

Parallelogram Placemats - Backing

Parallelogram Placemats – Backing

I machine stitch down the binding on the placemats I make, and I am getting a lot better and more consistent results as I have had a bit of practice over the last few months. Of course, with a set of 8 placemats, that’s a lot more practice, too!

Parallelogram Placemats

Parallelogram Placemats

It feels good to have another project completed. Now it’s time to start thinking about piecing the backing for Three Flocks!


0 thoughts on “Parallelogram Placemats {Completed Project}

  1. Renee says:

    They turned out lovely! I like how the quilting is off the seams, it adds a nice detail to the otherwise plain diamonds.

  2. Audrey says:

    Oooh, I like these colors! Fun!

  3. Shauna says:

    very cool, I love the color combinations, and the straight line quilting looks great.

  4. Beth S. says:

    Wow, that is some fast work! I’m always amazed at your productivity. I like the way you did the quilting, it adds a lot of interest.

  5. Love ’em, just the design I need for my niece! 🙂

  6. DeborahGun says:

    fantastic design 🙂

  7. Vera says:

    Looking good!

  8. Very nice! A simple but striking design and the quilting lines really add dimension to it. 8 placemats is a lot more practice – you must be a pro at machine binding by now!

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