Quilt ADD in therapy

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Colorado, United States
Other than my family, the passion of my life is quilting. An eclectic, I love a wide variety of styles and techniques encompassing both machine and hand work. I am a longarm quilter who can work for you. I enjoy any style, from pantographs to all-over to full custom, ranging from traditional to modern. I love bringing vintage tops to life and am willing to work with a challenging quilt top. Instagram: lyncc_quilts

Sunday, September 1, 2019

BOMs Away - King Me

Welcome to the link-up for BOMs Away Mondays!
Where we share what we're doing on a BOM-type project 
so they don't stall out in UFO-land!
(Linky at the bottom.)

I got a good bit of work finished on three different BOMs since last week!

I cut out all the pieces for my Swan Island quilt. Well, except for the last two fabrics, which aren't available until December. Soooo many little pieces, so I clipped them with labels. I plan on making two swans each month:

Finished several more unit sets for Marissa's Kaffe Fassett Dahlia:

And I finally felt like attacking the king-size extensions that I needed to add to the queen pattern so the quilt would be large enough for our bed:

I had several "waste" sheets from prior Dahlia patterns, so I taped the border units to those and very meticulously extended the sewing lines and the unit edges. 

To keep the pieces lying perfectly flat for an unblemished join of papers, I found it worked fantastic to simply lay a ruler across each sheet. I did tape over the entire edge instead of just putting little pieces of tape here and there. 

That made for a flat, non-puckered join every time. No iron necessary.

There were 24 border units, and here they're all modified and waiting for the next spurt of mental industry to hit, when I feel like attacking the cutting templates so the working fabric pieces are the right sizes when I do the paper piecing. 

Right now: I don't wannu.!!!


Now your turn: How are your BOMs doing lately?

Kate over at Katie Mae Quilts has joined me in hosting this meet-up, 
and linking up from either end puts you on the party at both sides.

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

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  1. The swans are lovely, so elegant. Looking forward to seeing how the king size quilt works out. The pattern I have is 100" square which won't be large enough for our bed.

  2. You are so organised with the swans, but then with all those little pieces, you'd have to be! I am going to enjoy watching this quilt come to be, it's such a calming and lovely design.

  3. Thanks for sharing, this is a fantastic blog post.


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