I have been wanting to try orange peel quilting and this seemed like a good time to try it since it is a grid of 2" (finished) squares. I think this is my new favorite way to quilt. It was a little bit rough at first (even after practicing quite a bit) but by the end things were going pretty well.
The quilting is far from perfect, but it is definitely something I will do again. The quilt is currently in the washer and I think that the quilting is going to give it great texture once it has been through the dryer.
The quilt is backed with this Riley Blake grey-on-grey chevron, the quilting showed up much better on the less-busy back.
I will be sending this quilt off this week to a very sick little baby boy in Boston.
Finished size: 40"x48"