This is the finished quilt that I made my daughter for her High School Graduation. She loves all things to do with England, so I purchased a pattern on Etsy from JenSport to make a Union Jack Flag. The pdf pattern had great directions, and I did pretty well at getting this intricate pattern right. I decided to machine quilt it with a stipple pattern and actually had a roll of paper that you put on top and sew over the dotted lines. I don't have a professional (good) sewing machine so at times I had trouble keeping the stitches the same length, but it still looks pretty.
My daughter decided she wanted a large border around the quilt, and she chose this blue on white floral print. I used the same fabric for the backing & the binding. The free-form quilting goes almost to the edge. It is nearly the size of a twin bed and should fit her dorm bed perfectly. It is the largest quilt that I have made to date! I want to thank my friend Cathie who gave me some tips on how to cut the edges straight! She has a beautiful Etsy shop. Just click on her name and stop by for a visit-you'll be glad you did!
Have a wonderful weekend everyone. Wish us luck with the move-in and few tears. She's not only my baby, she's our one and only...life is going to be different.