Bias 3 quilt top

I got this quilt top finished up today. I am absolutely thrilled with how it came out.

Bias 3

It’s 60″ x 75″ and the longest stripes are 94″ long. I knew when I came up with the design that I would need to work hard to keep the lines straight. I pieced the entire thing in my Modern Solids, and I’m so happy with how crisp and straight it came out.

I thought I’d show a few photos I took as I made it…

Bias 3 - In progress Bias 3 - In progress

Pressing played a big role in the process… I pressed all of the seams open to keep it nice and flat.

Bias 3 - In progress

Bias 3 - In progress

Piecing this many 1 1/2″ stripes was a bit nuts, but worth it in the end!

Bias 3 - In progress

Once I’d finished piecing it all, I put it up on my design wall, drew on where to trim and squared it up! Here’s a couple of pretty photos of it…

Bias 3 Detail

Bias 3 Detail

Oh and one bit of business! The winner of the copy of Quilt Improv is Christina. Congrats and I’ve dropped you an email.

Hope you are all having a fantastic weekend!

7 Responses to “Bias 3 quilt top”

  1. Charlotte February 2, 2014 at 1:38 am #

    wow! That is amazing! I am so impressed by the absolute straightness of those strips!

  2. Stacey February 2, 2014 at 2:27 am #

    I really love this! Can’t wait to see how you finish it :)

  3. Kristen February 2, 2014 at 6:46 pm #

    That is so cool! :) I could never pull that off!

  4. Leanne February 2, 2014 at 7:05 pm #

    It’s wonderful! You are so good at not adding too much, which I find to be a big challenge.

  5. Sandi February 5, 2014 at 2:49 pm #

    Love the design and colours of your quilt!You have such good ideas!

  6. Kristy Daum February 6, 2014 at 10:46 am #

    You rock and this quilt does too. I’ve been tempted to try long strips before; but honestly shy’d away from them; but darn if they don’t look wonderful.

    Great job!

  7. pam February 21, 2014 at 5:45 pm #

    Super inspiring. Beautiful.Love your color choices too.

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