The original post for this quilt was shared on 10/18/17. Since that date I have diligently worked to add the finishing touches. This project was among 15 other candidates awaiting the same outcome. On 9/28/17 I wrote a post announcing that every last one was done!! The accomplishment was definitely reason to celebrate.
Buttons, with it’s very small size of only 7 1/2″ x 3 1/2″ was very easy to polish off. If you remember, the teal border was already in place. Left on the list of steps to do were:
- creating a sandwich,
- facings, and
- a label.
The first layer of the sandwich is the tiny AQ # 28: Buttons quilt top. Beneath the art quilt is a layer of Warm & Natural batting. Next to that is a piece of white cotton fabric. Taking into consideration the miniature stature of Buttons there wasn’t any need for elaborate quilting. Anything above and beyond the simple straight-line pattern would have been overkill. To make certain the quilting blended with the fabric as much as possible I used a coordinating thread. The quilting took very little time. Just a few zips here and there and it was done. The unfinished edges of the quilt were enveloped in a facing of white fabric. The quilt’s identifying details have been recorded on the back.
This is what AQ # 28: Buttons looked like when it was completed.
I think AQ # 28: Buttons is, “Cute as a button.” 🙂
To sign off without sharing links to the other eleven completed projects would be cruel. 🙂 You will find them listed below.
- AQ # 17: The Chosen Nine
- AQ # 18: Four Friends # 1
- AQ # 19: Four Friends # 2
- AQ # 20: Rising Star
- AQ # 21: Backwards
- AQ # 22: Crossroads
- AQ # 23: On the Fringe
- AQ # 24: Multi-Cultural
- AQ # 25: Towne Home
- AQ # 26: Blue Condo
- AQ # 27: Summer Picnic
Out of the 16 completed projects we only have four left. This has been a long but rewarding journey. Be watching for the next installment.
Thank you so much for visiting!