A NOT-YET-FINAL FINISH
Here is the fastest quilt I’ve ever made. I plan to show it at my guild soon. I showed the process last week and finished the flimsie.
It was finished with a narrow orange batik border. The wide outer border was cut from a wide batik backing I’ve had for seven years, which was way too long to hide in my closet.
The finished size is 60 X 70 inches. I named it Southwest Daybreak.
That is when my plans changed. I was writing a post to Kat to offer it to her at
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Just then my daughter stopped by with some groceries. She took one look at it and loved it. I made my first quilt all by hand for her when she was 14, an Irish Chain done before rotary cutters and mats.
As for this one, the size for quilting was intimidating. She then said she would prefer to have a fleece backing like many I’ve made for Project Linus. I gave her the okay because that’s not as bulky to manage.
Naturally, she went right down to Joanne’s and they had a great supply of fleece at pre-Black Friday sale prices. Here is what she came up with for the back.
Meanwhile I’ve been working on a plan for my Geese Migration blocks. I’m not including the multicolored ones from last April, so the remaining 16 make a nice layout. I plan to use black sashing and will see what comes next.
I hope everyone is having a good weekend and not spending too too much on fabric. I’ve made a purchase from Craftsy, but one was a pack of Olfa blades. They really do last longer. That was very practical, wasn’t it? That’s all I have to say for now. Have a fun week!
I’ll be waiting to see what everyone has done at