I finally finished my husband's new quilt yesterday - the day before he left on a LONG trip. I learned a lot of things making it. I learned I need to s-l-o-w down, measure, s-l-0-w down, measure, over and over again. I also learned that those dark fabrics really do show through the white fabrics. I will be more careful to iron the seams towards the dark fabric next time. I machine quilted this in long straight lines across the quilt. I like the look of the quilt and my husband says he does too...yeah!
The "old" quilt was made 2 or 3 years ago, probably the first queen size quilt I have ever made. I also hand quilted it - of course I didn't quilt too close together (it gets done faster that way) :)