I made this in a class at my LQS. It was sooo challenging for me. Initially, I disliked the quilt because of all the difficulties I had with it and couldn't stand the thought of trying to quilt it myself on my domestic machine. (besides the fact that it may have been impossible). So I had a local longarm quilter do it for me. She did an awesome job. Now that some months have passed, this quilt has become one of my favorites.