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!


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

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

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


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