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Update on Steve’s 1st Quilt

Update on Steve’s 1st Quilt – it has been awhile since I last updated my progress on my nautical quilt, my first attempt at quilting.

Update on Steve’s 1st Quilt

Update on Steve’s 1st Quilt - it has been awhile since I last updated my progress on my nautical quilt, my first attempt at quilting.
Steve shows the front of his 1st quilt attempt

It’s been over a year since I did anything on my nautical quilt. I added more blocks to it and making it bigger. I now have it 12 blocks wide and 10 blocks tall. (Using 8 inch square).

Each block is unique nautical fabric.

Sewing quilt blocks #quiltblocks

Now I just need to add a lining, the back and do a border around it. As I do that, I will share my progress, so follow Steve Sews, so you don’t miss that.

This is 12 blocks wide by 10 blocks tall. (Used 8 inch blocks). Turns out 96” wide by 80” tall.

Yes, I know an unusual size. Standard Queen quilt is 90″ x 95″ while a standard king quilt is 108″ x 95″.

If I wanted to make it closer to a king I would need one more block set wide (make it 104” wide) and I would need to add two more block sets tall (96” tall). That would be a lot more unique fabric to add.

Blocks used

This is a list of the type of Blocks used, I will publish a post in the future showing each block.

  • Nautical
  • Beach
  • Sailboats
  • Pirates
  • Sand
  • Lighthouses
  • Jellyfish
  • Fish
  • Starfish
  • Sand Dollars
  • Ships
  • Navigation
  • Compass
  • Pink Flamingo
  • Whales
  • Sharks
  • Anchors
  • Buoys
  • Ships in a bottle
  • Sew Turtles
  • Nautical flags
  • Sea shells
  • Crabs
  • Ocean water
  • Surfing
  • Lobster

As you may have seen, I did make two quilted zipper pouches!

I can make a special quilted one for you too! Tell me the theme and I can come up with one.

Plus, I have started two other quilts. I plan to share those here too!

Any tips on quilting are greatly appreciated.

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