I knew when I started my Chester Criswell blocks three years ago that I wanted to quilt it by hand. I also knew that if I waited until the top was finished and then started to hand quilt it would take another three years to complete the project. So I chose to Quilt As You Go - quilt each block as a single block, and then join them together.
Signature quilts weren't over quilted - the blocks and names were more important than the needlework. The CCCQ has each applique block outline quilted, and then a second quilting line on the ... read more