Another Modern Quilt…

Modern Relish Cafeteria Line pattern modified – Quilt#2

Well, technically, it is the same quilt, but quilted differently. I told you how it started off as one large quilt, and ended up as two quilts! In fact, I quilted this one first, but the binding on the other one came first.

The brown band that drove me nuts!

This brown strip that used from my stash was thicker fabric than the rest used on the quilt. So every time I reached this band, the thread would break! You would appreciate that that was pretty horrible – I ended up stopping short of the band, skipping that area and continuing on the other side! I came back later to complete the brown band by walking foot! Which also meant I had several dozen pairs of threads to bury all along this strip on either side. In fact, I can still spot some threads which need to meet their end inside the batting, but I wanted to take these photos before the sun set!

Reminds me of children throwing stones in a pool!

I experimented with some straight line quilting to make my task a bit easier – you can see that on the coloured fabric.

Wasn’t such fun when being done, but I like the end result!

I have done a quilt before with a spiral, but that was a single huge spiral on a quilt as you go panel and I think I used a walking foot. This one was almost entirely done with the echo free motion quilting foot, so was quite something else. Over all, I am quite satisfied with the way it turned out!

For the backing, I found an interesting print in brownish greys, which went quite well with my main prints.

The printed backing in brownish grey.

I think the lovely lady for whom this quilt has been made should like it, don’t you?

Tomorrow I will show you what else I have been up to! So do check in.

Next in Line – Cafeteria Line 

At least three to four years ago, I had cut out the fabric to make a very simple but striking  quilt, Cafeteria Line by Modern Relish. I had even started the piecing, before I got side tracked into something else. I especially loved the quilting on the original quilt. 

Today I dug out the UFO ( unfinished object, for non-quilters) finally. Here is the fabric, Geometric Bundle from Joann for my project.  The red  and brown fabrics with those tiny flowers are from my stash.  

Browns and reds with white. The background will be white.

I hope this will be a quick project and I will be back here soon with the finished quilt! Those of you who are lazy, can see a screenshot of the blogpost showcasing the original quilt here!

Cafeteria Line Quilt – screenshot of the Modern Relish blogpost.

Isn’t it pretty? I may need to modify it somewhat, let’s see!