My sweet friend, Carrie, has a friend that lives up in Logan while going to college. Her friend had made an Aggies quilt for her husband as a secret graduation surprise and needed it quilted quickly. As a newbie, I had immediate openings for a quilt so I got the job. Thanks, Carrie, for referring me!
She had gotten a quilt when she graduated and wanted her husband to have a similar quilt – complete with matching quilting. A new pattern to me…sounds like the same old story, right? I am happy when customers ask for something new because I need the push to try new things. It is free hand quilting. I was pretty happy with out it turned out.
I didn’t quilt in the letters, just a quick stitch in the ditch for those. This is before I quilted the rest of the quilt.
It has this super soft minkee on the back. The lines aren’t perfectly straight but it looks good overall.
I was able to get this done in a couple of days and even made her binding and attached it. She did the hand sewing to finish the binding. I don’t like to hand sew binding – it takes soooo long!!! And a quick peek at the back, where the U shows up pretty nicely framed by the quilting.
Funny side note: one of my daughters has decided to go to this college when she graduates – so quilting another Aggies quilt might be in my near future! I am happy she is going away for college – such a different experience than being a home and going to college. And I am most happy that she will only be a few hours away while she is at college and not across the country!