sooo, remember that Radiance baby blanket? here’s a bigger one, traditionally pieced (ie, not “quilted as I went”), basted, and quilted.
i made it using a 1/2 yard bundle of 7 (i think) shades of pink/wine.
I purposefully was a little sloppy/scrappy making this, sewing some pieces wrong side up, not perfectly squaring up the pieced blocks, etc, because I wanted to see if the quilting and washing would cover any flaws that beginners might make working with such silky fabrics.
I quilted a different “flower” design in each block, per my daughter’s instructions, except for the blocks in which I quilted her name… (below, you can see Fiona quilted in the bright pink block)
it does fray more than regular cotton, so raw edges on a garment or something need to be well finished, but I’m not too worried since it’s quilted down….
it’s backed with corduroy, and SO very lucious and soft, and the mistakes are ALL INVISIBLE.
I LOOOOOVE Radiance and can’t wait to work with it more!!!