Thursday, June 8, 2017

Backings and Quilt Tops

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I haven't done much sewing or quilting lately so I decided some retail therapy would be helpful. I bought this backing last week at my local quilt shop. It's from the Little House on the Prairie fabric line. I think it's just perfect for my Patchwork Swoon quilt. 

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This is the Patchwork Swoon quilt. I like that the backing is a soft blue with little flowers running through it. I think just about any fabric would have worked but this fabric seemed the best choice to me. 

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I bought this beautiful Kaffe Fassett backing for my Kaffe Mystery Quilt. This backing is so pretty! I couldn't pass it by!

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This the mystery quilt that my guild sponsored this past year. It's made up of all Kaffe Fassett fabrics.

I'm busily marking the Patchwork Swoon so I can quilt it nicely. I've never pre-marked but took a class where the teacher thought it was the best way to go. I'll try it out and let you know!


4 comments:

  1. oooh very pretty backings...and lovely quilts to be hugs, Julierose
    P.S. will you slab along with us?

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    1. Thanks, Julierose! Looking forward to slabbing!!

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  2. Nothing like retail therapy to solve all your problems!
    Love that Kaffe Fassett fabric!

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    1. Thanks, Em! It was a nice diversion to shop!

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