Tuesday, 13 November 2007

Two sides of the same quilt

This is a baby quilt I made for a workmate for her new grand daughter. The pics are the front and back of the quilt respectively.

My quilting friends politely say that it is "over achieving" to piece both the back and the front but I have a good excuse. She was paying for the fabric, and I had seriously miscalculated the the amount of fabric I needed (I think I converted it from inches to metrics twice!!!) so piecing the back used it all up.

I have joined Tonya's winter/Christmas class to challenge myself to make a quilt without a pattern - I'm excited but apprehensive because I'm not exactly overflowing with ideas but I guess that is the point of taking the class. Right? You can check it out on her website.

4 comments:

  1. I love this quilt with the pieced front and back! Being an overachiever is a good thing. ;)

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  2. If a quilt is pieced back and front does it become plural - quilts?!

    Looks wonderful. I'm sure she is really pleased!

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  3. Are your friends members of The Quilt Police?! It's your quilt, and the piecing on front and back look great to me. (Just hope it doesn't become fashionable for us all to do it!)

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