Quilting the Roses Quilt

March 04, 2019 2 Comments

Quilting on Roses Quilt | Sharon Keightley Quilts

Stitched in the ditch Rose | Sharon Keightley Quilts

The beginning of the year has been rather busy, I am now starting to quilt the Roses quilt. I am really enjoying quilting this one, today I am stitching in the ditch around all the applique parts to make them stand out. I am using a very fine 100 weight polyester thread. A selection of Wonderfil invisifil and Superior Micro quilter. I am using a selection of colours to match the colour of each applique shape.

Quilting on Roses Quilt | Sharon Keightley Quilts

The quilting in between the applique is a mixture of random spirals, circles and feathers. I am using a polyester thread with a cotton look from Madeira. I am really pleased with he way the thread is looking.

We had a wonderful trip in February down the South Island on our motorbike. Soaking up the amazing scenery, there is something to Wow! you around every corner. Spectacular lakes and mountains everywhere. Even a quilt shop. The picture below is Mt Cook, the colour of the lake is a gorgeous turquoise blue.

Quilt Shop | Sharon Keightley Quilts

Mt Cook | Sharon Keightley Quilts

I was teaching at Grandmother Garden in February also and had a wonderful group of ladies in the class. I am also looking forward to teaching a class this month in Rotorua, so I will leave you all with my lovely pictures of the South Island and get on with quilting my Roses quilt.

I hope to show you more of the Roses quilt in my next post.

Happy Stitching 

Sharon




2 Responses

Mary Royster
Mary Royster

April 06, 2019

Hi Sharon, I just found your tutorials and love your method. I look forward to seeing your quilts and doing one myself. Perhaps I’ll start small first until I perfect it. Thanks for the inspiration.

Eleanor K Hunzinger
Eleanor K Hunzinger

March 05, 2019

Beautiful quilt Sharon! Lots of lovely fabrics. Wish I had some of all of them. Your work is beautiful too!

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