Saturday, August 3, 2019

⤐ Tracie's Choose Your Own Adventure ⬷

If you read Tracie blog over at Riceford Streams, you've caught the excitement she shares about finishing this quilt top! I enjoyed it's beauty while quilting it up for her.

We tossed around a few ideas for the quilting, and settled on a modern clamshell design, Random Clams:



I prefer overcast days for photos. But the day and time I had to take photos had a lot of sun. Well, all I can say is, the quilting definition shows up great in the sunshine:

A peek at the matching back, which came in 108" extra-wide--longarm quilters love the extra-wide backings!

Don't you love these fabrics?!!๐Ÿ˜

Quilt Info:
Maker: Tracie of Riceford Streams
Pattern: Moda Bake Shop's Choose Your Own Adventure QAL
Size: 73" X 73"
Fabrics: Nest by Lella Boutique
Quilting Design: Random Clams
Batting: Quilter's Dream Batting 80/20 Natural
Thread: Glide Cream
Interesting Fact: Medallion quilts can sometimes have a mountain, or at least a mole hill, in the middle, due to adding border after border. But not Tracie's quilt--flat as a board. I can tell she pieced very carefully.

Great job, Tracie! It's a beauty!!!
  
Grace & peace!!! ~Nancy

Linking up with TGIFF, Confessions of a Fabric Addict, Friday Foto Fun, From Bolt to Beauty, Peacock Party, Busy Hands Quilts, UFO Busting, Oh Scrap.            

14 comments:

  1. Such gorgeous quilting on such a fabulous quilt!

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  2. Nancy, I’m so happy with your expert quilting. Thank you!

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  3. Tracie did a beautiful job making this quilt. This is a very special quilt. I love the fabrics. Your quilting looks great, a perfect compliment.
    Quilter Bonnie

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  4. Tracie makes beautiful quilts. She puts much thought and careful piecing into them. I love her work! I'm very excited for her and her finish of this quilt! This has been a favorite project of hers, so it's fun to see it almost finished! Nice work on the quilting, Nancy!

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  5. Yes, it's beautiful! Quilting such a lovely top must be the next-best thing to piecing one yourself. Lucky lady! : )

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  6. That is a beautiful quilt! There isn't a better feeling than when a quilt is finished!

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  7. That is a gorgeous quilt, and I love the quilting you did on it! Quilting always changes the look of a quilt in such an amazing way!

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  8. Absolutely gorgeous, that texture shot is amazing!

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  9. Wonderful! Tracie did such a nice job on this piece. The clamshells add so much texture! What's the difference between clamshells and Baptist fans?

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    1. Thanks, Louise! It's no surprise that Tracie wrote this is her favorite quilt so far!

      As for clamshell VS Baptist fan, they are somewhat interchangeable. But I think traditionally, Baptist fan go from left to about 3/4 the way to the right, so they lean on the next one. Clamshells go all the way from left to right, making a full arch.

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  10. Super, super pretty - the clamshells are a good choice too; what a beautiful quilt!

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  11. This quilt definitely is my colors and if I were a LA quilter I would have found it very hard to give back to Tracy. It's a good thing you always take great photos of the quilts you've done--this one is definitely for your portfolio.

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  12. I like that clam shell design. A very effective pattern.

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