Wednesday, April 24, 2013

UFO Wednesday

I actually finished up one of the items on my UFO list! This is #14. Of course, it only needed borders, so it was quick to finish. I had originally thought about mitered corners, but I did not have enough fabric for that, so then I thought about sewing large nine-patches for the corners, but didn't like the way it looked. So I kept it simple with the dark pink plaid in the corners, and I will use this same fabric to do the binding. I copied the idea for this quilt from Julie K.'s blog, her version is really striking. She used a pattern from Evelyn Sloppy's book, Strips and Strings. One down, nineteen more on the list. Check over at Judy L.'s blog to see more UFO progress.


  1. Gorgeous!!!I love your version!!

  2. Thank you for the nice comment. Your quilt is a great layout for string blocks. My string scrap drawer is stuffed full have to keep this in mind.

  3. This is beautiful... love the sashing!


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