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1  QUILTING / Quilting: Completed Projects / Moderne Log Cabin Quilt on: February 18, 2008 11:29:06 PM
I wanted to make a Moderne Log Cabin Blanket from Mason-Dixon Knitting but I knew I would never finish it. So I calculated the dimensions for the Moderne Log Cabin Baby Blanket and doubled the width and length of each block and made it into a quilt.



These colors are much more true:


The original is done in garter stitch, which I love the look of because it of the lines it creates.  I wanted to create the same feeling in my quilt, so I quilted each color in a different direction:



The binding is pieced from the leftovers from the top, and the backing is a taupe colored globe print



I didn't think I could manage a bed-sized quilt (this one measures 57" x 77"), but it was a lot more fun than I would have thought.  I'm already working on my next one!
2  QUILTING / Quilting: Completed Projects / Big Zig Baby Quilt on: December 31, 2007 04:00:46 PM
I've read a lot about quilting, and love seeing everyone's lovely quilts here, but I had never made one myself.  So, for my first quilt, I decided to go with something simple and doable:  a baby quilt.  It's for my friend's baby shower this weekend; I hope she likes it.  The pattern is a scaled down version of "Big Zig" from Denise Schmidt Quilts.  Finished size:  36" x 45".  The quilting of the zig zags is by no means even, but I think it adds to the charm.  And there are no ripples/folds on the back!  (Well, there were a couple, but they were all near the edge, so I ripped them out and redid them.)  Advance apologies for the blurry pics and linty quilt.



Here's a closeup of the binding.  I didn't want to handsew anything, so I did a regular binding, then folded it over and stitched in the ditch to secure the other side:


Here's a look at the backing fabric; it matches the green zigzag on the front.  You can also see the stitches on the binding:


And just for kicks, here's my favorite part.  I love the little quilting stitches peeking out.


Let me know what you all think.
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