Little Penguin Quilts Through the Year

Little Penguin Quilts Through the Year

Friday, January 15, 2021

Weekend Plans

I've been a good girl this week and stuck with my plan to get Rainbow Zigzags quilted.   Lots of scraps were used in the construction of this quilt!

I quilted along all the peaks and valleys - the low volume rows were done with an off-white Gutermann thread and I used a Sulky rainbow variegated thread for the rainbow rows. 

The pink row was one of the last to be completed, so of course I have to feature it for the RSC January color of the month!


Friday afternoon I trimmed the quilt and made the binding using leftovers from the backing.   It's a pretty light blue wide backing from Connecting Threads called Cobblestones.  Today's job (Saturday) will be to get the machine sewing of the binding completed.

Woo hoo!  Almost a finish!

Stitching the final step of the binding by hand will be my Sunday job. 

This Little Penguin is pretty happy to be finishing up a quilt!

Sharing at my favorite weekend parties:
SoScrappy for ScrapHappy Saturday 
Kathy's Quilts for Slow Sunday Stitching 






32 comments:

Michelle Churchman said...

Beautiful! Such a cheerful quilt!

Michelle
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Ivani said...

Just Wonderful Diann, and I could see several fabrics with small penguins ... so cute!!!!!
It is a great plan for this weekend. Enjoy.

Linda said...

Such a sweet and bright quilt, and your quilting really looks nice on it. That happy penguin is so cute! Enjoy your weekend stitching!

Julierose said...

What a lovely quilt--love the little penguins on your pink row..so cute hugs, Julierose

Karen - Quilts...etc. said...

I have always loved your zigzags and thought to add them to my RSC list but have 3 already - maybe next year?

scraphappy said...

Few things feel better than finishing up the last row of quilting! What a great finish. Love the happy zig zag pattern.

Kathy S. said...

The zigzags look great!

Kat Scribner said...

OH, I see you are quilting the zig zag quilt. when i first looked, I thought, "she started another zig zag?" lol Good for you.

Alycia~Quiltygirl said...

Loooove it!!! and the featured pink row!!!

Linda M @ Pieceful Kingdom said...

That quilt has turned out so nice!

The Joyful Quilter said...

Your PINK Zig Zag row is SEW pretty, Diann!! Almost done with the quilt, now. Happy Slow Stitching day on Sunday!

Carol R. said...

I don't usually like 'zigzag'/chevron quilts but I REALLY like yours. Now I'm tempted to do one myself :) (scrappy, of course). Great job!

Rochelle aka Bella Quilts said...

Beautiful and congratulations for being a good girl!

Deb A said...

Pretty finish! Love how this quilt turned out. Enjoy the binding stitching.

piecefulwendy said...

Yay for sticking with your goal, and I'm sure it feels great to have a finish! It's a pretty one!

MissPat said...

This has been one of my favorites of your quilts last year. I'm glad to see it's almost done. Enjoy your Sunday slow stitching the binding, if you can wait that long.
Pat

chrisknits said...

I love it! I am hoping to have a finished quilt this week! It's so exciting to see all your hard work come to a finish!!!

Cathy said...

A smiley face and gold star for being a good girl and a smiley face and gold star for your quilt!

Jenny said...

This is such a beautiful quilt, and you are almost at the finish line, well done! I've always liked this design and pondered about stitching it this year for RSC. Maybe next year instead,

Susie H said...

Very exciting! Looking forward to seeing the final photo shoot!

Frédérique said...

Lovely quilt! I love your quilting, simple and making beautifuly the zigzag poping. Love the penguin (of course) dancing a happy dance and the binding holder ;))

Jayne said...

I have enjoyed seeing this quilt throughout the piecing process and will be sad not to see more! I'm sure you are thrilled it's finished though!

Sylvia@Treadlestitches said...

Congratulations! The zigzag quilt looks wonderful. I really need to try using different colors of thread for quilting. Enjoy the hand stitching today!

Quilter Kathy said...

And what a pretty quilt it is!
Enjoy your binding today... so fun!

CathieJ said...

I love the variety of fabrics in this quilt. Enjoy the hand stitching of the binding today. WooHoo!

Karrin Hurd said...

Rainbow zigzags is lovely! Congratulations on sticking to your plan. Love seeing the little penguins! Happy stitching!

Deb said...

Absolutely love rainbow quilts and zig zags are awesome. Beautiful!

Linda @ kokaquilts said...

A lovely zigzag rainbow quilt! So colourful!

Kim said...

Rainbow Zigzags is beautiful. I love all that happy colour and pattern zigzagging across the quilt. Such a good idea to use variegated thread on the the coloured parts.

Cynthia Brunz Designs said...

Sounds like you have a wonderful plan for Sunday. Hope you have a good movie picked out. Thanks for linking up with Oh Scrap!

Nann said...

I admired your zig zag blocks when you began assembling them. Hooray for a finished quilt!

Kate said...

Congrats on the near finish!