What a great use for 'braid' piecing.
The pineapples were treated to s.i.d. both outside and inside.
Border treatments, x-hatching, and a motif in the background squares rounded out the quilting. I premarked the x-hatching with blue washout marker before loading the quilt.
The backs always look so great.
Do you have a piece of furniture that acts as your 'dusting barometer'? We were having company for dinner, and when I removed the tea cozy that had been sitting on the dining room table for... um, I'm not sure how long, it had apparently been quite a while since I had dusted.
Now, this looks so much nicer. And let me tell you - those lilacs smell awesome. And awesome is a word that I don't use. There are not too many things that inspire 'awe' but every time I get within 15 feet of this bouquet I stop and take a big sniff. Joy. Maybe the word should be joysome.