Finally unloaded Nancy’s quilt, then trimmed any loose threads, knotted and buried the tails, and took the final pictures.
For some reason, this quilt took forever. Anyway, it is a special quilt for a special friend. North Carolina quilter’s can see this quilt on display in about a month.
It is a very traditional quilt using neutral fabrics. Here is the before:
My proposed design rough sketch:
And the execution of the proposed design:
Here are some close-ups. The first one was taken as I was quilting in the last border:
Finished, on my dining room table:
The neutral thread really blends well on the back. It was a nice change of pace from the high contrast quilt backs I have completed earlier this year.
Hope you enjoy seeing the quilt from the beginning to end.