Land That I Love, Part 2

Life got busy and here it is March all of a sudden. Lots of things happening with the Land That I Love patriotic quilt top.

As a reminder, my friend Diana and I made two almost identical quilts, she did all the pieced blocks for each of us and I did all the machine applique.

The first picture is my finished quilt top minus the borders I plan to add. It’s hanging on my design wall. Diana’s quilt is on my longarm, maybe a little more than half quilted.

We began our project a few weeks before a Texas quilt shop offered this as a Block of the Month. It’s been fun to see quilters across the nation post their progress.

Need the link for the pattern again?

Diana and I combined our stashes of patriotic fabrics and last time I weighed the bags we had 22 pounds! Enough to make 50 quilts at least!

As a side note it you decide to make this quilt…the pattern forgot to include the Dresden Plate, or as they call it, the Americana Rosette.

The pattern called for the words in this block to be hand embroidered. I decided raw edge appliqued letters would be the way to go.

And a bit of Diana’s quilt on the longarm.

Hopefully each of these quilts will be finished by July 4th!

Blessings and happy quilting, Rhonda