I quilted a practice "charity quilt" (above), then set in on the wedding quilt. (The couple's names are at the top of the backing... in the position they sleep on the bed!) Here is the result (on our bed):
Note that I only quilted the white parts. I was using white thread and the back was white. This made the colored stripes not just "pop" (visually) but "poof" (texturally):
I have been debating whether and how to add quilting into the unquilted zig-zags. I feel it would help the fabric be stabilized. But this part-way effect is also kind of cool.
The same day as the upcoming wedding, there is a silent auction event for an organizing group, AMOS, that my religious institution belongs to. A group of us from several churches has been advocating for affordable housing in our town through AMOS. So I wanted to give the organization a different kind of piece of myself. Here it is:
I love the delicate strawberry print fabric I used here. It has been in my stash for a while, waiting to find the right application. I hope somebody decides they like the quilt. I know I'm going to enjoy quilting it on my friend's machine!