I DID IT!!!! :D
You have nooooo idea how nervous i was about machine quilting this!! And the big one to come still!! Well... after finally finding quilting gloves, the right foot, some awesome cool thread, and took a big gulp of air, I dove in! About 10" into it, I wanted a curly cue ... and once i did one.. i wanted it ALL to be that way! So went with lots of looptiloops and just had FUN with it!!
Well... I AM IN LOVE. LOL
I stayed up late last night hand sewing on the binding. Cuz I wanted to get this in the wash and dryer as soon as i could!! I couldn't stand it any longer! Those 3 hours of hand sewing seemed to last forever (not normally an issue for me! lol) just cuz i couldnt get it in the washer fast enough! hahaha!!
I was questioning if i had quilted too close together... and was it "too much"?? But now that it is fresh out of the dryer.... my answer is and emphatic NO!! It's just what i wanted!!! :D YAY!!! YAHHOOOOO!!!!! I AM TICKLED PINK!!!
There is such a crinkly goodness about the puckers in a quilt! Love love love!
So here are a few pictures to bore you to death, i'm sure. But I am beside myself, and so thrilled to have done this! You have noo idea!! LOL
This is what my wonky quilting looked like before being washed. Loops, swirlys, and just plain whimsical! :) I know to any good quilter's eye, there are many many mistakes and i probably broke 100 rules. LOL
And here it is after binding and washing. I tell ya. It's love! :D
Thank you sooooo much to Dana for putting on this quilt along for all us new naive quilters!! And now to tackle the BIG HUGE HONKIN alter ego quilt!! Wish me luck!!
And to all my primitive loving friends.... remember.... i am immersed in pink day in and day out, as i have two little girls!!! LOL