I challenged myself to use more solid fabrics, and fewer prints, than I have in previous work. I like how machine quilting in almost-matching thread looks on the solids. Here's a closeup:
I tried a facing, rather than binding for the first time. I used Kathy Loomis's facing tutorial-it was very clear and detailed, but might not be the best technique for very heavily quilted pieces. I do like the finished result, though, so I will keep experimenting with facing methods.
How do you like to finish the edges of quilts? Have you found a good method for applying a facing?
Thanks for reading!