Thursday, 21 September 2017

Brenda's Bounty update

When I last posted about this quilt most of the blocks were done and I was a little worried about the piecing together stage up ahead. Happy to report all is good!

Here are the blocks finished and pinned on my design sheet. It's just a sheet on a dowel hung in front of a bookcase (note to self -  I need a longer sheet). 
My blocks were constructed by English paper piecing, using the templates from Linda's pattern "Brenda's Bounty" in her lovely Quiltmania book "Treasures from the Barn " - hence the name of my quilt. But the sashing/ joining method in the book required Y seams - not something I'm familiar with (panic setting in). I knew I'd have to do some research/practice on this method.

But then Sarah Francis kindly sent me a copy of her pattern where she uses partial seams to join it all together. Sigh of relief...I've worked with partial seams before and sure I can do it again!  Thank you Sarah! 
I cut my sashing strips the sizes in Linda's book because Sarah's pieces are a little wider and I prefer to have a smaller finished quilt. 
Then I followed Sarah's method and it went together like a dream - a couple of days machine piecing. There is a wonderful construction chart in the pattern that I followed word for word till it all came back to me.




If those steps look confusing and you'd like to know more, then it might help to look at a tutorial on partial seams by Jinny Beyer here.
Top finished about 79" by 67"
In case anyone asks - Sarah Francis doesn't have a website but is happy for me to share her email contact txjaniac@verizon.net. (patterns available for USD 10 plus postage).

I'll be hand quilting with cotton batting (Quilters Dream as per usual) but still debating which type of quilting. I'm very tempted by big stitch quilting as I loved how it turned out on this quilt . It is such a quick method ...but I don't want to detract from the antique look of this quilt. Aurifil 12wt seems thinner than a lot of the perle cottons so I might experiment with that and 'not-tooooo-big' stitch?! 

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  1. I love quilters dream batting also and use it for almost all of my quilts. This quilt is so lovely

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  2. Wow do I ever like this quilt and it will be fabulous with your handquilting!! I'm glad the partial seams went well. I can't wait to see what you do with the quilting.

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  3. This quilt looks so great !!!!
    Love the colours.

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  4. Partial seams are a great solution. Your fabric choices are really pretty.
    Happy Quilting!

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  5. Love your choice of colours :) I am hand quilting at the moment with not so big stitches and Aurifil 12wt, I really love this method, it is quite a bit faster, but you don't lose any of that hand quilting look. I use a crewel embroidery needle and find I don't get any pain in my hands or shoulders.

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  6. Your top is exquisite. I'm currently using Aurifil 12 wt. to hand quilt my Quilty 365 project, with size 7 quilting needles. It's working very well and I like the "not too big" stitches I can achieve with this thread. I've found it helpful to wax the thread or use Thread Heaven before stitching.

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  7. Wow, wow, and more wow! So pretty, Hilda. You never do anything mundane - each quilt is a stunner :) Thank you, as always, for sharing your tips and techniques.

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  8. Your work is always so beautifully amazing! I can't tell you how much I appreciate you showing the detail on how you sew your quilts together - Yes, WOW defines this perfectly!!! I can't wait to see your quilting!

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  9. Beautiful and so unusual - trying to get a copy of that pattern!

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  10. Gorgeous, as usual! I make mental notes of your fabric and pattern choices so that I can imitate them. You have such good taste. Also, I've been looking for that partial seam treatment, and now I have a source! Thank you for sharing your process!

    Carole

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  11. Piecing perfection - and i love the color pallet.

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  12. WOW! This is beautiful!!! I have been spending some time looking through some of your older posts, and I must say, I am bowled over by the way you use fabric. Your fussy cuts add SO much to your pieces . . . . pure genius! Thank you so much for your blog. You have given me MUCH pleasure today . . . . as well as caused a bit of green-eyed envy! :o) Thank you (lynnstck[at]yahoo.com)

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  13. What a beautiful quilt. At first I thought the blocks went together on the diagonal, but now I get it--very complicated, but you are doing a lovely job of it! Can't wait to see how you decide to quilt it.

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  14. Oh yes, partial piecing sounds so much more appealing! This is such a stunning quilt, so quiet and restful, yet striking all at the same time! You continue to be a wonderful inspiration to us all with your beautiful work!

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  15. It's nice when there are different ways to approach a pattern. You quilt is beautiful. I've bought a few spools of the Aurifil 12wt but haven't used them yet. I'll be interested to see what you think if you decide to go that direction.

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  16. Your quilt is gorgeous!! I love the basket pattern and fabrics you used. Hugs,

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  17. I did a small "big stitch" on this quilt http://solsticestudio.blogspot.com/2015/08/randomness.html
    I really like the way it turned out. I used Aurifil 12 in black and orange. Your quilt is so lovely. I really like the soft colors your have used.

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  18. Never did the "partial seams" thing, but following your link, I will give it a closer investigation one of these days, because one thing I do know: your quilt is stunning!!!

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  19. So beautiful! I love your fabric choices. I haven't conquered the 'big stitch' yet but yours looks great. Can't wait to see what you decide to do.

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  20. It is simply stunning and will be beautiful whatever stitch you decide to use. Just gorgeous!

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  21. Love these basket blocks and the fabrics you used.

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  22. That did look very complicated and I have done partial seams!! You did a lovely job- it is a beautiful top.

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  23. I love the soothing colors you chose and the beautiful fabrics. Though a quiet quilt, whoever sees this (if he/she is a lover of quilts) will enjoy a detailed look at the fabrics.

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  24. Order the book and the pattern - thx so much love this quilt!

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  26. Simply gorgeous. I cannot believe I've never seen this pattern before. Love your color choices!

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  28. That did look very complicated and I have done partial seams!! You did a lovely job- it is a beautiful top.
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