Jumbo Granny Quilt Finished!


 It's been a long time coming but I finally quilted my Jumbo Granny quilt.

 It is made out of 5 inch charms from a Japanese fabric swap and measures just over 36 inches square.

 I used a faux linen type fabric for the back ground squares.

 And a green Japanese print for the back.  I quilted "1/4 inch" on each side of the squares.  This was my first time doing all straight line quilting and I can't say that I enjoyed it or that I was very good at it.  My new walking foot doesn't have a marking at 1/4 inch and I kept drifting all over the place.

 Here is the proof!  It was a big mess, but I'll get better, right?

 I bound it in a dark brown solid and used my no-fail machine binding method.  I'm telling you, it is the only way to go for kid's quilts and if you use a matching thread you can't even see it.  This was originally going to be Becca's baby quilt, but then I was over it and decided to give it as a baby shower gift.  (The shower is tonight, that is why it is done!)  But now I am starting to like it again...   I guess I have one hour to decide if I need to run to the store and pick up another gift!  ;)

But for sure the mom to be will be getting this set of burp cloths with elephants on them.

I haven't forgotten about my other QuiltCon posts, but it might be a bit before I post.  Have a great weekend!