Thursday, August 11, 2011

Where have all the flowers gone?

There aren't too many left in my yard....but they can be found on the florabunda quilt top. 
   While I was putting together all the blocks, I was planning the border.  Nope, not gonna happen.  I measured this one and found out it was about what I wanted.....54" by 72".  A 5" border on each side would grow it into a double bed size.   My first plan was really the best for me.....just a 2 inch band around it.  With all the seams on the edges from the blocks, I like to have a band at least to corral it and keep it from stretching or such till quilted.  And yellow binding will finish it off.....eventually.

I went outside to try and get some better pictures and truer colors.    Boy, it is still hot, hot, hot.  The humidity is down but I am so tired of 95 degrees.
   Not sure when I will get it quilted.....I am waiting on my batting order to arrive and my finger joints are really inflamed this week.  I think it is time to give them a rest.  So..... it will be straight line quilting on this one to emphasize the pattern. 

   I am really loving this one....just had to share it.
Happy stitching.

OH...Be sure to comment at Sew We Quilt (Stash Manicure) today.  It's for experienced quilters and the prizes are good!


  1. I love it too! I think the yellow binding will be nice.

  2. It's beautiful!!! I can't wait to see it in person.

  3. Love this Debbie , you always make such colorful quilts ,the yellow makes it pop.

  4. Gorgeous, can't wait till it is bound and you can post a picture of the whole thing too.


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