I’ve been working on sewing down the binding on the Strip-pieced Lone Star/Star of Bethlehem quilt over lunch this week while watching episodes of Eureka on Hulu, and thought I’d take a break from that today to review the batting I used on the quilt: Pellon Nature’s Touch Cotton Batting.
Here’s a grainy cellphone photo of the Lone Star draped over a chair in my living room, showing areas that are relatively densely quilted and not:
During the Spring QAL, Melanie or Chris suggested to use Elizabeth Hartman’s quilt sandwich tutorial, and I was hooked on her tutorials. When I finally had money to spend on books (and had a great coupon, of course), I picked up her relatively recent release, The Practical Guide to Patchwork: New Basics for the Modern Quiltmaker (Stash Books/C & T Publishing), figuring if I loved one of her methods that much, I wanted to see what other knowledge she had to impart. I even want to share—don’t miss the giveaway at the bottom!