The quilt as you go technique worked a treat!
I went for relaxed quilted lines with the machine & had every intention of adding in some hand stitches. As much as I love a bit of hand stitching on most things it was all starting to look a bit too much what with the colourful scrappy flags, ric rac & all so I took them out again.
How are you quilting yours? By hand or machine, quilt as you go? However you decide to quilt it just pin those flags out the road as you get to them, it makes life a whole lot easier.
If you’re a bit stuck for inspiration in the quilting department, here’s a few quilty ideas that I reckon would look super cute with the flags & might tickle your fancy…
Loops a la Denyse
Gorgeous swirly sky
zig zag around the flag shapes
got some more ideas? share below or in the flickr group
Lots of flaggy awesomeness has been appearing in the flickr group from our merry team of stitchers as the quilt along progresses. Can’t wait to see them as they get quilted & if you’re quilting along, don’t forget to keep adding those special touches – there’s a prize at the end!