A Finish: Scallops

I do have another finish from before this one, but in my haste, I forgot to take proper photos, so this one will have to come first! Scallops has gone to the UK to be in the May issue of Popular Patchwork.

It was pretty quick to put together, the slowest bit was the applique. Even the quilting was pretty quick! I struggled with the guide on my walking foot (I have since figured it out) so this was my answer:

Yep, I taped a stiletto thing (it was a freebie from an old issue of Quilt Now) to the side of my machine….

Size – 55″ wide x 60″ tall
Number of blocks – 25
Time to make – About 12 hours, including 3 quilting hours
Fabric – Kona Kale is the green solid, plus 5 prints from Alison Glass’ Diving Board range
Binding Fabric – Kona Kale
Backing Fabric
– A green crosshatch print extra wide from My Sewing Room
Threads – Pieced with off-white Wonderfil Konfetti, quilted with matching colour Isacord threads.
Batting – Hobbs 80/20
Quilting- Walking foot lines to echo the curves

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