Dani's Quilt

I finally got around to re-quilting my niece's quilt

I took off the original borders and added slightly larger ones because they weren't in great condition after I took the original quilt apart. 

I did some continuous curves in the colored sections and then free hand feathers in the white & borders. 

I was hoping that I could bring out a sort of pinwheel effect. Not sure if that came across or not. 
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As I got towards the end, the yellow border was too big and I ended up getting some bunching happening. Not quite sure how to prevent that. Probably need to pay closer attention when adding borders to a quilt. This one is not remotely square since I didn't think 1/4" seams mattered back when I made the top almost 11 years ago.
Puckers, boo. 
This border turned out nicer I think.
Free hand feathers, not too shabby.


 I did a newly learned technique on this one for the binding. Glue basting & ladder stitch. Holy cow was that cool. No pin sticks or aching hands and the binding looks beautiful. Looking forward to trying it on many more quilts to come.

Bound & washed
I like the wrinklyness. I hope my niece does too. She's not quite 3 yet so I'm guessing she won't have too strong of an opinion at this point. :)

Ready to go
Quilt Stats: 
Size: 42" x 31"
Pattern: Hour Glass Crib quilt from Fons & Porter's For the Love of Quilting Magazine
Fabric: purchased from local quilt shop 11 years ago
Batting: Quilter's Dream Puff
Thread: So Fine #50 401 - Snow 

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