|Crayon Quilt Finished Front|
|Crayon Quilt On Reverse|
The Students names were something I really wanted to make sure were right. So I left the tags that had each child's name on it from when they selected their strip during the Teach-In, and I kept those tags on until I had completely finished all of the quilting on that strip. I double, triple, and even quadruple checked and if that's a lot just think of how the child would have felt had I messed up their name?
|Crayon Quilt Name and Pencil Detail|
The Quilt is topped with matching Prairie Points and loops behind them for hanging on the wall. For some reason it seems to me that it will be easier for a teacher to hang loops vs. a sleeve. The sides are traditionally bound which created a challenge at the two upper corners but I like the result and would make the same choice if I had it to do again.
This quilt is quilted rather densely so it took me more than my usual time to quilt it. Also I found the metallic thread to be nearly impossible to "snap" into my self threading needles, so instead I had to work in good light and thread it into the eye myself when tucking the threads ends in. Good thing it's a single thread instead of a woven one.
Sure hope the class likes it.