Monday, September 16, 2019


My sister's quilt has been languishing.  It's not right.  My sister will be the first to agree.  (And at this rate she'll finish my chair mat before I finish her quilt!)  I finally started to work on the backing.  I had ideas, but upon laying them out, I wasn't fond of any of them. 

Back to the drawing board. 

The idea was to lengthen the backing with a  minimum number of seams.  Well, that's not happening.  On the plus side - this will give one last hurrah for a number of the leftover fabrics.  Unfortunately I cut a few of them into strips too small to cut a 6" square.  But who says all the blocks on the back strip need to be the same width?  So I jammed in a few of our favorite colors with whatever width was left. 

Sew this together, insert it into the backing then I can sandwich this baby.  I've been admiring lots of pretty quilting patterns.  Time to get into freemotion mode.  Ooh! 


Kim said...

Why, I think you make up the rules. =) Sooo exciting, you are nearly up to sandwiching this beauty together and then it's the quilting....WOW! I really, really cannot wait to see this amazing quilt finished.

canuckquilter said...

It's fun to just let go of the rules on a quilt back. I think this is going to be fabulous.