Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Quilting the Lantern Quilt


Because this lantern quilt is for my sister, I asked her if she would rather have more detailed quilting or a minky backing.  She chose the more detailed quilting.  I had so much fun quilting it and watching it transform, that I decided to take pictures after each step.

Here is the finished quilt top.


The first quilting I did was to echo the columns on each side of the seam.  This was all done freehand without any rulers to keep me straight.  ;)



Then I quilted continuous spirals through the lanterns and bars.



Then I quilted a loose wiggle over the background columns.



Quilting really does transform the quilt!  I will share the finished quilt this Friday.

XX,
Jasmine

P.S.  I will be linking up with some of the fun parties on the sidebar.  Click on the links to see what other quilters have been making.

13 comments:

  1. Yes, quilting changes things! Love the continuous line quilting you were able to do on this quilt.

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  2. It it turning out super wonderful!! Your sister will sure love it :-)

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  3. Your freehand outlining looks great! The giant swirls in the lanterns are fun and I really like how the line is continuous through the bars, too.

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  4. DOn't ya just love watching the quilt trasnsform right under your finger tips! The boys must be being extra good for ya to get your quilting in during summer break!! YAH!!!!

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  5. I love that first picture of your quilt all spread out on your machine table. I have never seen this pattern before, it's very pretty!!

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  6. This really turned out beautiful. Still haven't done curves not sure why but didn't seem so scary!

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  7. Great quilt designs Jasmine. They really enhance the quilt. Very pretty!

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  8. Quilting does transform a quilt. You have a good eye for what designs will enhance a top. And apparently a steady hand too! Your freehand echo turned out great!

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  9. very nice, Jasmine!! I really like how You quilted it

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  10. Love the outlining and the wavy quilting. Very impressed with your freehand outlining!

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  11. You didn't need a ruler Jasmine, your straight line quilting is great. Love the choice of designs you quilted and they finished off a gorgeous quilt perfectly.

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  12. Just fabulous quilt & quilting.

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