I have finally quilted the highland cow – see this post about paper piecing the block. I decided to highlight the hair by quilting each strand separately with variegated quilting thread from King Tut.
I have stitched around the face, mouth, nose and horns. So even from the back you can clearly see the cow silhouette.
Quilting in detail :
And because I like the piecing and quilting result one more photo of the highland cow :
A friend of mine saw a block on the internet and asked me if I could make her a cushion cover using this special block. It was called Double Circle of Geese and is designed by Lynne from Lily’s Quilts. The block is now featured in Modern Blocks book under the name Windmill. I have make the block, next step is quilting. The question is how?
I think quilt tops should be shown also from the back :
Piecing process : I knew that I wanted to use the colourful fabrics from the Alison Glass Sun Print collection to make the outer circle of geese.
Once I had the outer parts pieced I got out my solid stash box and selected matching fabrics for the inner circle.
And a piecing detail from the back :
So, these are all my quilting news for this time, be happy and keep sewing!