Week 6 The Finished Project!

Well here it is!  All finished and washed for the first time!  My daughter woke up the morning after I finished it and fell in love. It is just perfect for her personality and the perfect size for her 3 year old self.

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After the quilt sandwich I rolled up each end like this so I could fit it into my machine to quilt.

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I decided on straight lines a 1/4 inch away from each seam horizontally and I “stitched in the ditch” for most of the quilt vertically.  Don’t look too closely on how straight my stitching is!

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The backing is the bright white and pink flowers shown on the front and I made it about two inches wider than the quilt top so I could try the cheater binding for the first time.  It was super simple and the binding was finished very quickly.  Here is a link for the tutorial on the binding from Rae at Made by Rae.

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Thanks for following along on the quilt series.  I hope I answered questions you may have and please email if you have any!

xo Marisa

 

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