This wraps up the 2021 Block of the Month quilt for The Quilt Show with Alex Anderson and Ricky Tims. Designed exclusively for The Quilt Show by Australian designer Wendy Williams, the entire 12 month series is available FREE for Star Members until December 31, 2021. After that date, all rights return to the designer and the patterns can then be purchased from her.
Let's talk about the quilting process. I quilted mine myself and found it an enjoyable task.
First, I gathered a wide variety of threads for quilting--from Microquilter (100 wt) for Stitch in the Ditch, to Quilters Select 80 and 60 wt for decorative quilting. Color was the most important thing to me in selection of thread:
All in all, I spent 6 days quilting this and was very happy with the results. I was done ahead of schedule for the taping in Dallas, TX in August 2020.
At the taping I got to see Wendy's quilt up close. Before that I had only seen a few photos. The longarm quilter added a great touch to the outer border--she quilted HOUSES in it. They are hard to see in the photos but were a very interesting touch in real life. Her lines are also much closer together than mine. I could have gone back and added more but it was done so, no more lines for mine: