Between full-time work and moonlighting as a food and nutrition writer, there's a little stitching going on.
Saturday, September 1, 2012
Pieced back for 16-patch done!
It was perfect lighting this morning, (cloud cover) so out I went to get a photo of the pieced backing on my picnic table. My husband wondered why I would do a pieced back? Why not just buy fabric all the same for the back? Here's why:
It would take 6 yards of fabric for the back of this queen size quilt.
I have lots of fabric to use that aren't in big hunks, thus "saving" me some money.
The reverse will look like a fun quilt top once it's quilted.
Here's a close-up of the fabrics (Phillip Jacobs' Coleus, Marcia Derse prints, and a couple of batiks. Click to see details.