I've had my laptop back for nearly a week now. Unfortunately my body hasn't been co-operating much of late. It's always something isn't it?!
Let's get right back to the chicken quilt I was working on before I dropped my laptop. I had the central feathered star surrounded by an assortment of blocks featuring chicken prints.
I remember commenting that I wasn't sure about the print I'd chosen for the sashing. I thought it might be too busy. Barbara was right; it looks fine to me now. :- )
I had to pleat the flimsy on the design wall in order to build the top out to the width I wanted for the finished quilt.
Here's what the finished flimsy looked like:
You'll notice that the blue print border does not extend all the way across the top and bottom. That's all there was!
Because the top is so busy I asked for a simple meander when my son did the quilting.
It's rare that I will choose a light color to bind a quilt but it was the best option I had in this case.
I haven't been able to get a full shot of the completed quilt yet. In the picture below you can see what I chose for the back. It's not quite the same red as what's in the front but close enough.
I finished another flimsy while the laptop was away. I'll have to show it to you in my next post. ;- )