Friday, October 23, 2015

Put a border on it!

Remember this?

I just felt like something was missing . . . couldn't quite put my finger on it.

Played with fabric, doodled on my sketch pad, and then decided the simple things are often the best!

Just a simple whack-some-layer-cake-squares-in-half border!

Whatcha think?


Here are some closeups so you can see the pretty Hoffman batiks:

Love these Sparrow colorway fabrics!

Anyway, I'm pretty happy with it. It's sandwiched and basted and I'm hand-quilting like mad, trying to get it ready for Christmas!

Wish me luck! (Grin)



  1. Really makes the statement - luck with the hand quilting.

  2. Ah, yes, it needed to be framed in. It came out just lovely!

  3. Just what it needed!!! Haven hand quilting.

  4. That is have fun hand quilting....spell check!!!

  5. Great choice. It sets the blocks off but doesn't take away from them.

  6. You’re right. Somme simple is best.

  7. Good choice, it suits the quilt perfectly.

  8. Adding the scrappy boarder did add a new level of greatness to this top! Great idea!


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