Saturday, July 26, 2014
2014 RSC July, Rainbow String Quilt Finished
Much of this week was spent piecing my RSC string quilt top. Some of the 8.5" paper pieced string blocks were made during last year's Rainbow Scrap Challenge. Feels good to have this rainbow quilt finished.
One of the large blocks of four 8.5" string blocks is black on white strings. Another large block is four 8.5" string blocks of small colorful prints. I feel they add a bright lightness to the quilt top. The large blocks are sashed with 2.5" strips of Kona white fabric. The borders are 2.5" colorful squares and 2.5" white squares.
The backing is 18 fat quarters. The batting is low loft cotton White and Natural. It's quilted with a loose free motion meander using white cotton thread. The binding is a stripped green fabric print. After a go in the washer and dryer it finished at 62" x 81".
I have a few more red blocks that I'll work on this week and post next week with blocks made in the chosen August RSC color. It's been fun playing with red.
To see what others made with their red scraps this week, go here.