Quilting

The Front of my 1st Quilt

The Front of my 1st Quilt – I have completed the front of my 1st quilt (Nautical quilt). #Quilt #Quilting #Nautical

The Front of my 1st Quilt

The Front of my 1st Quilt - I have completed the front of my 1st quilt (Nautical quilt). #Quilt #Quilting #Nautical

I did a nautical themed quilt! It has things from the ocean like sea life creatures, sail boats, ships, lighthouses, buoys, nautical maps, anchors and much more. My blocks are 8″ blocks. I have 9 across and 10 down. Right now it is 72″ x 80″ and it fits on my full bed.

A lot of these blocks of fabric, I bought from a lot of local fabric stores to me, at least within around 2 hours or less.

I also plan to share a blog post showing what each nautical block looks like. Another great reason to follow Steve Sews Stuff so you don’t miss that blog post!

The next steps will include adding quilt batting to it. A back solid color even maroon or blue color. Then I will also do a thin border around it too. (Not sure which one to do for the back or for the border.) But I am close to finishing my 1st quilt.

quilt batting for my The Front of my 1st Quilt - I have completed the front of my 1st quilt (Nautical quilt). #Quilt #Quilting #Nautical
Quilt Batting
Possible colors for the back and/or border. The Front of my 1st Quilt - I have completed the front of my 1st quilt (Nautical quilt). #Quilt #Quilting #Nautical

If you got a suggestion on which color to use, let me know!

Then I am not sure if I will have it professionally sewed on top or I will just use Brother Stitch and sew the final sewing. Which I might do! It is my first quilt, that way I can say I did it all the way myself. I wouldn’t sew anything fancy, maybe just going across side to side and top to bottom every 4 inches.

I have plans to do another block quilt and I plan to share that on here too. Stay tuned to this blog for that!

If you have any tips or tricks to quilting, feel free to share with me in the comments, as I am starting to learn how to do all of this. It would be greatly appreciated.

I cannot wait to finish this nautical quit and use it! I plan to share my progress with this quilt and all other sewing projects that I do. So now to finish working on this on my free time after work and on weekends.

SUBSCRIBE TODAY!

Don’t miss a single blog post about sewing, quilting, and recipes! Plus much more!

Follow on WordPress

Follow Steve Sews Stuff on WordPress.com

Follow Steve Sews Stuff on Social Media:

You can also choose to follow Steve Sews Stuff on social media as well. (@SteveSews2)

Below are some examples of blog entries from all blogs that I do. (Courageous Christian Father, Steve Sews Stuff and SteveZ DesignZ).

Recent Feed of All of Steve’s Blogs

  • Sewing Lover’s DaySewing Lover’s Day
    Steve Sews Stuff Sewing Lover’s Day - day for those who love to sew! #sewingloversday Sewing Lover’s Day appeared first on Steve Sews Stuff. Read more »
  • Build-A-Bear can do minor repairsBuild-A-Bear can do minor repairs
    Steve Sews Stuff Build-A-Bear can do minor repairs if your furry friend ripped it could get fixed for free. #buildabear #bearhospital Build-A-Bear can do minor repairs appeared first on Steve Sews Stuff. Read more »
  • There Was Jesus is a Platinum SingleThere Was Jesus is a Platinum Single
    There Was Jesus is now a Platinum Single - The hit Christian song There Was Jesus is a platinum single. #therewasjesus #ZachWilliams #DollyParton There Was Jesus is a Platinum Single appeared first on Courageous Christian Father. Read the full article at There Was Jesus is a Platinum Single ©2004-2022 by… Read more »
  • Roast in the Crock PotRoast in the Crock Pot
    Steve Sews Stuff Roast in the Crock Pot – a roast using beef or pork and veggies! #roast Roast in the Crock Pot Sear all of the sides of the roast (beef or pork) In a crock pot, add a liner, for easy clean up. Add 2-3 cups of water… Read more »
  • Prayer BoxPrayer Box
    The Dollar Tree sells Prayer Boxes #prayerbox Prayer Box appeared first on Courageous Christian Father. Read the full article at Prayer Box ©2004-2022 by Steve Patterson Steve Patterson of Courageous Christian Father.Courageous Christian Father - A Christian Blog about the Bible, Theology, God, Jesus Christ, Christian Music, Christian Movies, Family,… Read more »
  • Sewing SaturdaySewing Saturday
    Steve Sews Stuff Sewing Saturday - this day I plan to talk about sewing. Sewing Saturday appeared first on Steve Sews Stuff. Read more »
WordPress RSS Feed Retriever by Theme Mason

Amazon Affiliate Used

About Post Author

3 thoughts on “The Front of my 1st Quilt

  1. Update: I just added another column of blocks since I found more nautical fabric. It fits good on our double bed. (It’s still not as big as a King size yet). I might try to make it close to a King size).

Your Comment Is Appreciated!

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.