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Wednesday, 12 August 2015

Another UFO .... off the List!!

This week I finally made the backing for the Blue Gardenia quilt top that's been sitting in the cupboard for I don't know how long ......    The Gardenia design was a free pattern put out by one of the fabric companies and is a lovely combination of appliqued circles of various sizes set on a base of squares.  I've made it before in neutrals and this version uses a range of Japanese blue and beige fabrics.

The left over strips were joined together and bordered with strips of a plain beige, a patchwork print
and a ticking stripe to make the backing ...


The beige ticking stripe looks very pale at this stage,  with the addition of quilting in a blue thread  the back will look more unified.

Here is a shot of the front and backing together.....


Quilt top and back are packed up ready to go to Pamela Rouse (La Maison Quilting) for quilting .......




1 comment:

  1. Well done you! Love the colours and look forward to seeing it after Pamela works her magic. xxxx

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