Hello! This week I was able to finish a WIP…my grandmother’s scrappy quilt that I shared with you recently (and the inspiration for the recent scrappy sew along here on the blog)!
I chose a simple all-over orange peel design to be quilted on this quilt (quilting
It was fun looking at all of the fabrics to see if I remembered any of them from other projects my grandmother sewed for me and my family–there were quite a few!
Of course I love the 9-patches…and the star designs! And isn’t it wonderful how a quilt made up of so many fabrics can become such a thing of beauty?! I sure love scrappy quilts!
In keeping with the scrappy theme…I used fabric from my stash for finishing…1930’s themed yardage for the backing and a blue Minick & Simpson print that was a perfect frame for the front of the quilt for binding.
Now I need to work on finishing my version of this quilt! I’ve seen some of the quilts coming together on Instagram, and I love them all!
This has been a terrific stash busting project…you can find all of the information for sewing along in these posts:
I have to say…finishing up my grandmother’s quilt was a wonderful project that I’m grateful I had the opportunity to do…thanks so much for following along on the journey!