Mar 08 2013

Binding Finished on Number 3

Three down – two to go.

031613    (805x1024)This project was started 5 or 6 years ago.  There was a three part quilt sampler in a magazine that I decided to make.  I pulled out purple, orange and green fat quarters from a Jinny Beyer collection and started making blocks.  All the blocks from part one were completed, but then the project stalled.  After four years as a UFO, I pulled it out in 2011, decided that the original quilt was no longer interesting or my style, and put the finished blocks in this setting.  Actually I had enough finished blocks to make two quilt tops, but this is the one that was finished.

I started out with gray thread and an allover quilting design, but ended up with invisible thread and a 2″ cross hatch.  When something doesn’t work, try something different.

This quilt is a donation quilt, so even though it isn’t my favorite I know that someone out there will be happy to give it a home.

Marlene

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