After piecing and sandwiching the quilt together, I decided to quilt this guy around the larger diamond shapes in light grey thread with my walking foot. I knew that the size would pose some problems on my tiny little machine, but with some
I was hoping to have the quilt done for Elliott's birthday on April 30th but wasn't able to get the binding handstiched on until May 1st. I think he'll forgive me though. :) Last night he told me that he's going to keep this quilt forever and then he'll ask his 'boy' if he wants to have it. Tooooo cuuuuute!
|Elliott truly loves his new quilt (which is crumpled up on the chair in the background)! :)|
|This is my favourite intersection of the quilting!|
So that's it. Completely worth the time, effort and love that was put into it. It feels really good to give my son something that I poured myself into...and it's something that he can keep for (hopefully) a very long time. Life is good. :)