I never thought I would be one of those quilters who made wall hangings. I admit to not really being into the whole decorating thing unless it is for holidays. Then I won this little kit and it all changed lol.
This kit came with everything needed to make the wall hanging including the hand dyed buttons and the pumpkin hanger. I love the fall leaves on the back.
I did all the stitching by hand and used it as the quilting also. I only quilted through the front and the batting though because I didn't want all those threads showing on the back.
I like how the grapes are a bunch of buttons.
Then I went to JoAnn's and they had this kit on sale. I needed something for a swap and thought this would be perfect. The directions had me confused but since it is only log cabins I just winged it as usual.
I love the blues they had for this kit. Once again I did the quilting just through the batting and the front. I did some free motion quilting in the flower and stem. If this ends up being washed the edges of the flowers and leaves will fray but I think that will add to the dimension. I used a dark blue sheet for the back. The kit had white muslim but my blocks came out larger than theirs which made the backing material too small. That's OK since I didn't really like it anyways. I've never used muslim before and I don't think I really care for it in quilts.
Both of these have hanging sleeves on the back. It was the first time I have made sleeves before. Not too hard I guess.
Have you tried something new today?