Sunday, April 30, 2023

A finish for Sarah!

 My daughter had moved to a bigger apartment a while back.  And for that she needed furniture as she had increased her space a great deal from a studio with a kind of small bedroom  to a 2 bedroom space.  Wonderful wood floors and lots of room for an office as well. She purchased a new couch and with her new decor, I offered to make her a new lap quilt. 

I finally made it and finished the top on my retreat in early March. And now, I got it back from the longarm quilter.  It is a very modern design found in an issue from last year's American Patchwork and Quilting magazine.  The fabrics were a collection from Connecting Threads. The inside border was a golden tone of the same line and the background was also a light version of the same line; the print is a very light version. ( You really can't see it in the photos. )

She and I selected a minky/Shannon cuddle fabric for the back which makes it so soft and accentuates the swirly quilting designs. 

I then decided to make a single fold binding of the scrumptious fabric and attach it by machine. 

And now it is DONE!  


Quilting design on the front; the thread color was done in a light gray.

The binding was attached by a zig zag on the machine which will fluff out after wearing and a wash. 
I also just wanted to finish it and didn't want to hand sew the synthetic fabric.

Yummy plush fabric showing off the quilting design.


  1. Lovely quilt, beautiful quilting design!

  2. This looks like a wonderfully warm and cuddly quilt! The quilting design is beautiful, especially on the back. Such a great finish!

  3. What a beautiful gift for her new space!

  4. Great finish to your quilt that you made for your daughter. Just the right quilt to snuggle into on her new couch. Hugs, Judy