Thursday, July 31, 2008

Lexie's Log Cabin Variation

I'm very proud of this quilt. It's a queen size quilt (which was oh so fun to quilt on my little Bernina) made for my sister, Lexie. I think I've made a quilt for every member of my family. I'll hopefully get them all posted someday!


This is called a log cabin because you start in the middle with a single square and add rows to it. The killer part of this quilt is pressing each "layer". I think I pressed each square about ten times because you add two sides and press, then add the other two sides and press. It's sometimes tedious but the result is great fun. The quilting was a simple X through each square. Someday, I will get fancier with my quilting. I was actually very surprised that Lexie picked pink and green--she's not the "pink" type of girl usually.
Just for future reference, I'm getting better at documenting the process and the next quilt that I display, I will give instructions on how to cut and piece the top, as well as layer and quilt it.

2 comments:

  1. Just came across your blog today- your quilts are beatiful! I wish I had the patience for that kind of thing- but maybe someday!

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  2. You should totally post your sewing projects!! I really want one of those cute approns you made!! You are so talented! keep posting please!

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