June 16 …Hand quilt along update…..

Happy Father’s Day……It is hard to believe that it has been 13 years since my dad has passed away, and 3 months since Papa Bear has passed ! They both are truly missed.

Now time for the update. 😊

There are six blocks across the quilt with six rows from top to bottom giving a total of 36 blocks to do along with the border. I have finished four of the blocks ,working on number 5. Here I was last time…..

Here is where I am now…

I’m working where the thread is. Here is a crude drawing of how it is to be quilted.

The backing is a piece that I have had for awhile ,it is from Moda fabric .

Happy quilting folks until next time!

Hand Quilt Along Links

This Hand Quilt Along is an opportunity for hand quilters and piecers to share and motivate one another. We post every three weeks, to show our progress and encourage one another.  If you have a hand quilting project and would like to join our group contact Kathy at the link below.

Kathy, MargaretEmmaTracyDeb, Susan,  Nanette,  EdithSharonKarrinGretchen and Kathi



Author: Deb

I'm a wife, Mom mom, and a quilter. I also enjoy nature , history and flowers.

18 thoughts on “June 16 …Hand quilt along update…..”

  1. This is going to be a beauty, those old fabrics are just amazing. I’m looking forward to seeing them up close as you add your beautiful quilting Deb! Your plan will highlight them so well. πŸ™‚

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  2. I love your log cabin… and your quilting design too… I have a similar hand quilting frame πŸ™‚
    I find Father’s day hard anymore too. Hope you make some happy stitches today πŸ˜€

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    1. Thank you! That top is a beauty for sure. That poor frame needs some repairs,as it’s been used ..very used! I didn’t get to do any happy stitching ,hubby and I spent the weekend with his mama as she is finding hard to adjust to living alone.


  3. Hi Deb ~ loving this and especially your backing fabic, I think it is perfect. This is an amazing quilt with that perfect log cabin pioneer day feel. It is fathers day and I love that you remembered your special dad’s before you started your post πŸ™‚ Sharon

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    1. Can’t you just see a lady in a rocker with the top on her lap working by the light of a lamp,fabric scraps spilling out of a basket close by.


    1. Lol! Always thought this fabric was so pretty,but never found to right way to use it before now. The title Collections for a cause to me was perfect


  4. I really like your quilting plan. It is different and yet symmetrically balanced, which I always like. The backing is beautiful, too, so it will be wonderful no matter which way is up.


    1. I debated about going across seams , but it might…. add some stability to those old seams. So far it’s not been to bad, might break a few needles, though.πŸ˜€


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