Tribal and Thread

Oh how I loved this pattern when I first saw it and I had the perfect collection of fabrics! The pattern is “Tribal  Influence” by Pamela Goecke, Aardvark Quilts. The fabric collection is David Butler’s Parson Gray Curious Nature plus a few other random fabrics in my stash that I threw in. Here it is in progress:

tribe in progress (medium)

Yes, it was a lot of cutting and Yes, it was a lot of sewing. The almost completed quilt top sat in my closet for about two years and finally I pulled it out a week ago because I wanted it finished! I added another row to the top and bottom and then a border. I was going to add a pieced border and then another plain border but decided “enough!” The backing and batting are prepped and ready to take to the long arm professional. I even have the binding all ready to completely finish this quilt. The best part? After all this time, I still really like it!

tribal

Thread – last year I posted a pic of all the empty thread spools from 2017. I began saving them again in 2018 and here they are! No, once again they weren’t all full, but really, that is a lot of thread. And yes, I’m saving them again. I already have three empty spools! I never really gave much thought as to how much thread is used in quilting. Obviously, it’s quite a bit!

 

Linking up with: WIPS on Wednesdays, Midweek Makers, Needle & Thread Thursday

6 responses »

  1. I really like this quilt. It looks like pieced houses.

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  2. Joyce, it is wonderful!

    Just a reminder — the FVQuilters will meet January 15. Come at 10:00 since Ellar and Merlin aren’t there before that. See you then…

    Jean

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  3. quiltingwithpurposeprocesspleasure

    Love all the pieces, nice job!

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  4. I love that quilt, and especially the colors you’ve chosen!

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  5. Jocelyn Thurston

    This is a most interesting quilt…love how you have put together the fabric designs and tones. Well Done! Happy Stitching!

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