|Pinned pattern for the border|
The border quilting went pretty quickly, once I figured out I could sew the pattern down the side as one long continuous line. I used the pins as a guide, and stitched from pin to pin. I was amazed when I completed the last bit of the border. I had layered the fabric for quilting over five months ago and I was beginning to wonder if would ever be finished.
The binding took some work to correctly piece the two colors of blue so that the darker blue lined up in the corners. But once I figured that out, it took no time at all to sew it on. Trimming the quilt was so exciting; I loved seeing those nice clean sides after months of ragged edges.
|Trimming the edges|