Welp, it’s finally done! My first quilt of 2016. To tell you the truth, this quilt technically wasn’t made completely by me…
Are you confused? Some slight backstory:
‘someone at my church was told I could quilt and without hesitation she brought a couple quilts the next Sunday to show and ask if I could finish them. Her grandmother had HAND stitched the entire front of the quilt (that’s by HAND people!)
One of the quilts was a yoyo quilt and I told her: that one was supposed to not have a back, but the quilt you are about to see I did take that day. Her grandmother had made the entire front and even hand stitched on the binding, but no batting or back.’
I brought back fabric samples and she fell in love with the one below. I took off the old binding and pieced the back together. I pin basted the whole thing and used the “tie” method to quilt it. It was quite a project and I finally finished hand stitching on the new binding. It was such an exciting quilt to finish and if her grandmother was here today, I’m sure she would be proud :)
The fabric is still fun and colorful, but not to much so that it takes away from the beautiful handmade butterflies.