Great in theory, but I once I got the top together, it was 64" square, and I didn't want a square quilt. I wanted a twin sized quilt, so it needed more length. Unfortunately, I didn't have much of the background fabric left, and it was already cut into smallish pieces smaller than my blocks. What to do, what to do??
First, I already had two left over scrappy HST blocks made, so I made two more with the biggest piece of background fabric, and put two pairs together to be the center of the top and bottom row. Then, I pieced the rest of the background fabric together to finish out a top and a bottom row.
|Can you see the two seams, trying to make the pieces I had fit the space I had left?|
|Swirls, leaves - what's the difference, anyway?|
|I have to admit, it is a little hard for me to leave it like this - doesn't it seem unfinished on the sides? But I didn't want a square quilt, so this will have to do.|
|Donald got excited and said, "Wait! I get to have TWO quilts on my bed??" I didn't have the heart to tell him I just put it there to make sure it was big enough and to take a photo...|
|I kinda wanted to just stay on the porch this morning, enjoying the cool and the wet, but alas, duty calls.|