WIP Wednesday: still stitching

I’m still steadily stitching away on the hand quilting of my current art quilt.

Hand stitching

I’m using relatively large stitches for a couple of reasons. 1.) I’m stitching in the ditch, so it’s all straight lines at this point, and 2.) I want it to go at least a little bit quickly.

Reverse side

Here’s what it looks like on the reverse side. I’m not being very picky about accuracy, since I want it to be clear that it’s hand quilted. I’m still figuring out what I want to do when I’m done stitching in all the ditches. I may do some decorative stitching on the figure, but I’m still thinking about what exactly. Maybe just something in her hair?

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3 thoughts on “WIP Wednesday: still stitching

  1. do you have leads for good resources for hand quilting for a beginner? I’m very intimidated by it, but intrigued.

  2. […] still working on the very large art quilt I started in 2014. The length of time it’s taking is a lot more than I anticipated, but I did […]

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