It is so gratifying to finish quilting a client quilt and squeal with delight. I started this one before I headed to Atlanta to teach at Quilt Connect USA. I did all of the stitch in the ditch quilting – every seam – with invisible thread. I had been wanting to try YLI as it had been recommended to me. It worked great after I figured out how to get it on the cone holder on my longarm. It is not wound on a cone but a giant spool.
I thought I had a quilting plan before I left but upon getting home and back to quilting I discovered the quilt and I had new ideas. I’m thrilled with the plan and the execution. I was assisted with curved templates from The Quilted Pineapple and circle templates from The Quilters Groove.
I used red thread in the red circles and cornerstones but was able to continue to use a beige in the bobbin so the back looks like a whole cloth.
A big thank you shout out to Julie S for trusting me with her quilt top.