Thursday, May 17, 2018

Mill Girls BOM is going home

It's time, this beauty is being shipped back to CA where she belongs.  I'm gonna miss this one!  We did spend some quality time together.  I managed to finally get some pics in natural light, just love when the sun is pretty low and shadows from the quilting show up so nicely.  You have to forgive my lumpy yard....there wasn't much natural light left and I wanted to get a few pics so no time to look for a flatter spot.  The quilt is nice and flat, it's my yard that isn't!
Mill Girls BOM - I'm gonna miss this girl!

Cable feathers look great with the fabric which has an winding feathery pattern.  First time doing Cable Feathers, used Deborah Poole's templates that I got from MQX, works like a dream

A simple feather in this border to mimic the fabric, beadboard in the small borders is carried through the larger borders as well.   
The star points almost look like wings don't they?  feathers feathers feathers!!!

Simple quilting on the pieced blocks brings out their beauty.  Continuous curve and feathers in the background.

Nothing but pure feathered fun!
Here's the details

  • Pattern:  Mill Girls BOM
  • Batting:  Hobbs wool (don't you love the quilting definition?)
  • Thread:  Glide 40wt on Top, Glide 60 wt in the bobbin (love these two together)
  • Ruler work and free motion feathers - lots and lots of feathers!
Now to load some of those Hands2help quilts on the frame and get those done!  Check out the linky parties on the side bar, lots of quilty goodness out there.


  1. Wow, amazing quilting! I am afraid to do feathers, I know my petals would be wonky!

  2. What an amazing quilt and what fabulous quilting!!! Great job.

  3. wow! your on fire girl!!! this is beautiful

  4. Your quilting is amazing. I would have had a hard time sending that one back home, too.

  5. That quilting is amazing! You've perfected the feathers, for sure. They're just perfect for such an elegant quilt.

  6. Oh my gosh, Sue -- this quilt is magnificent! I'm in awe of the piecing as well as your stunning quilting!


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