My Spiderweb top is FINALLY done


I don’t have a good place to take full length photo’s of quilts (or quilt tops in this case). I took the first one tossed over the balcony but decided to try and get a full length one too but I can’t get far enough away from the quilt.

I had a couple requests for instructions – here’s a link to my quilt instructions site. – they’re brief and assume you don’t need detailed instructions. I added the narrow dark red border on my quilt that is not included in the instructions because I decided at the last minute the border and sashing fabric would be too blendy without something between them.

21 thoughts on “My Spiderweb top is FINALLY done

  1. I don’t understand why you didn’t like this one. This quilt has built in movement and is one of my favorites! I love it! I am glad you did not get discouraged and quit!

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  2. OOOh the optical illusions are fantastic! So glad you kept at it- and thanks for sharing the instructions. By the way, Tuesday the whole metro area and even further north was covered with the smell and smoke from the South GA & FLA fires. Who would have thought we’d see and smell it this far away???

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  3. For a quilt that was “a pain” for a while, you certainly made it turn out beautifully–I printed off the pdf and look forward to playing with it. Love the green you chose for sashings and borders.

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  4. Another beauty, Mary! Love how the green just sets off the rest of the quilt. I am hoping to get back to making blocks for Heartstrings as soon as I get caught up on “gifty” quilts!!!

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  5. The red is just the spark that it needed, Mary. I know you are glad to see it downscaled and finished since you were not all that crazy about it. The little pieced cornerstones are a nice touch.I always pre-sash my blocks as I have never had any luck sewing long skinny strips of them (as instructions normally show) onto the heavier body of the quilt—just eliminating the drag is always a plus. The sewing is then just basically twosies, foursies from there in rows.

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