An unusual FRIDAY edition of My Joyful Journey. I have gotten a lot of machine quilting done in recent months as I took a break from piecing all the time so I thought I would share.
Patriotic Pineapples, a Quilt of Valor for my husband, that has been in the making for many years:
Detail of fan quilting, done by machine:
The second Quilt of Valor is for a friend of my husband. There is more information about this quilt in a blog I wrote as I was piecing it: Red, White and Blue I call it Broad Stripes and Bright Stars:
This is the back--a Hoffman panel I didn't know what to do with but loved. I couldn't cut it so I enlarged the quilt top and added a border to this back to make them fit together:
I was only when I saw this PHOTO, just the other day, that I realized this is actually TWO panels. If I had seen that months ago, I would have cut it in half and used them for different quilts:
Another quilt I finished, I'm not prepared to show in full just yet but here it is waiting for the binding to be sewn in place. It is my COVID quilt--aren't we all making one of those?