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The Vibrant Pickle Dish

Made with batiks, this pickle dish quilt pattern is truly a vibrant quilt!

At 72″ inches square, the quilt is nearly queen size.  The technique used is foundation piecing.  I completed the quilting using a basic stipping method.  The quilt kept me busy this summer.  I started on July 7 and finished on October 9.

Links to previous Pickle Dish Quilting posts: Dunder Dog in the Pets on Quilts Show, 70, 71, 72…Finished!Paper Piecing Curves, Approaching Another Finish


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Approaching Another Finish

Since August, my pickle dish quilt has made some tremendous progress.  Last weekend, I finished the quilt top and quilted it.  The finished quilt size is 72″ square.  I know understand why quilting is more popular in the winter.  When I was stippling the quilt, I felt like I was wearing a heavy quilt and it was too warm for the weather!

Today, I squared the quilt top.  Over the next two weeks, I will complete the binding.  Hopefully there will be a sunny day to take photographs in the natural sunlight.

Links to previous Pickle Dish Quilting posts: Dunder Dog in the Pets on Quilts Show, 70, 71, 72…Finished!Paper Piecing Curves

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Sew In Update

My Friday Night Sew In Project for July was to continue making my 36 blocks of curves.  I am now up to 12 blocks after tonight. 

What projects kept you busy?  Also, check out the others working on their Friday Night Sew In Projects on the Flicker group!

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Dunder Dog likes Quilting

While taking a picture of my 25% piecing milestone, my puppy — Dunder — decided that he really liked this quilt.

After much convincing, he let me take a picture of the quilt without him.  I think that he is a tad jealous that I keep making these beautiful gifts and he hasn’t received one…yet…

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Paper Piecing Curves

Although I am super fascinated by curves within quilts, I have been hesitant to quilt curves because I had a hard time visualizing how to sew inverted shapes together.  Thus, I started a quilt class tonight to learn curves using the paper piecing technique.  We will be working on patterns for pickle dishes, wedding rings, and rattlesnakes.

This quilt is great for scraps; however, the fabric store had a sale and I am now using new fabric!  Here is my fabric selection for the Pickle Dish pattern:

I completed 2 curves.  Now I am off to making 70 more curves…

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