You may be shocked because I actually finished (early!) and met my October goal for a lovely finish.
I was shocked to learn tonight at the reception before the show begins tomorrow that it had won a ribbon–second Place in the category Large Pieced Quilts made by two or more quilters. I credit the lovely Long arm quilting by blogless Lynne Horpedal of Late Night Quilts.
At the beginning of the year, I double DARED myself to, among other things, enter a quilt in a show. (Yep, believe it or not, this is a first for me).
I loved the punny name of Anna Maria Horner's Feather Bed Quilt Pattern and couldn't resist adding more feathers in the quilting design.
Here is a detail of both types of feather quilting.
And, below, a closer look at the piped binding–the piping was made from the scraps of fabric pieced for the feather blocks.
I'll be back with more photos from the Northern New Mexico Quilt Guild show later this weekend. It's a lovely show.
I updated this post to link to the Lovely Finishes for October. I hope to finish a pair of Feather pillow covers by month's end, too. In the meantime, I'm sharing this shocking finish on these lists: